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McDermott Will & Emery

Brexit Update - March 2019

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SPECIAL REPORT - BREXIT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES - In this report, we explain some of the key legal implications associated with the United Kingdom leaving the European Union (EU) without a deal for future...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

BREXIT: Can "EXIT DAY" Be Changed in Time?

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On March 21st the European Council agreed to extend the UK's Article 50 notice period, either: - Until May 22nd if the Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (WA) is approved by the House of Commons before March...more

Ladas & Parry LLP

European Council Meeting On 3/21/19 Delayed The Effective Date Of Brexit Until At Least April 12

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If the UK Parliament agrees by March 29 to the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated by the United Kingdom and the European Union last year as modified by the supplementary agreement of March 12 relating to the border between the...more

White & Case LLP

Financial Regulatory Observer – March 2019: Brexit preparedness for financial services: The German response

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It is yet unclear if and when the House of Commons will again decide about the Withdrawal Agreement and whether the date for the UK leaving the EU will be changed. Under the current circumstances, a hard Brexit on 29 March...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Brexit, Aviation and the EU ETS

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on

The start of 2019 has been marked by headlines highlighting the impact that Brexit is having on (amongst many other things) UK airlines. Regional airlines have been particularly affected by the uncertainty created by Brexit...more

Dentons

Italy prepares for a hard Brexit - law decree for a no deal scenario

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The Italian press published yesterday the government’s draft of a law decree dealing with the event of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU without an agreement with the European Council....more

Latham & Watkins LLP

No Deal Brexit and Data Transfers: Companies Must Prepare Now

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Companies should identify data flows, implement a data transfer solution, and update internal documents and privacy notices. Since our blog on “What a “No Deal” Brexit Means for UK Data Privacy”, the European Data...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Urgent Message: Privacy Shield Notices Need Updating Before No-Deal Brexit Withdrawal Date

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Privacy Shield participants must update their privacy notices by March 29, 2019 (if the UK crashes out of the EU then with no deal) to continue to rely on the Privacy Shield for UK to US transfers post-Brexit. Privacy Shield...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Brexit: The Long Goodbye?

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The Parliamentary week began with a stark choice between the UK government's Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration (WA) and a "no deal" Brexit. The week has ended with no real change. Next week, the government will...more

Dechert LLP

Brexit Delayed?

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The UK Parliament, having for the second time rejected the Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK government and the EU, will vote on it for a third time next week. If it is approved, the UK will ask the EU for a...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

BREXIT: Parliament Rejects Withdrawal Agreement

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Seyfarth Synopsis: On March 12th, the UK Parliament rejected the revised Withdrawal Agreement. The UK is scheduled to leave the EU on March 29, 2019....more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Brexit – Deal or No Deal. The immigration implications

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As the prospect of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union creeps ever closer, one wonders whether the last two years could have been better dealt with by Howie Mandel in the US or Noel Edmonds in the United Kingdom....more

Shearman & Sterling LLP

UK Financial Conduct Authority on Onshoring the EU Temporary Product Intervention Measures

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The U.K. Financial Conduct Authority has published a statement on onshoring of the European Securities and Markets Authority's temporary product intervention measures on retail contracts for difference and binary options...more

Hogan Lovells

Payments: SEPA - A successful transition

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The European Payments Council Board has announced that it has approved the application from UK Finance for the continued participation of UK payment service providers in the SEPA schemes after 29 March 2019 in the event of a...more

Dechert LLP

Brexit and Antitrust: Impact on Public and Private Antitrust Enforcement

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The UK may leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without a transition period or agreed arrangements on the terms of its exit. There are multiple implications: - Businesses subject to an ongoing EU antitrust investigation on the...more

Hogan Lovells

Spain: Contingency measures following no-deal Brexit published –and they guarantee continuity of insurance contracts and smooth...

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What is all about? Brexit month is finally here –or is it? Interests at stake on both sides of the Channel, fearing consequences of a no-deal Brexit, may end up cristalysing in a delay and extension to Article 50 of the TFEU....more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Saving the Crown Jewels in a post-Brexit world

The financial services industry is often referred to as the jewel in the crown of the UK, but as the possibility of a “no-deal” draws ever closer, what measures are being put in place to ensure that the financial services...more

Vedder Price

Brexit and IP: 4 Things You Should Know

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I. What is Brexit? Brexit (short for “British exit”) is the United Kingdom’s (the “UK”—England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland) decision to leave the European Union (the “EU”—28 countries, including the UK). The UK...more

Dentons

Royal Decree-Act 5/2019 covering Spain’s Brexit contingency measures in respect of the exit of the United Kingdom and Northern...

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Royal Decree-Act 5/2019 covering Spain’s Brexit contingency measures, was published on the Spanish Gazette on Friday March 2 (the “Royal Decree-Act”)....more

Dentons

EU Banking and Finance Regulatory Newsletter - February 2019 - Our recent Thought Leadership

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The following represents a carefully curated selection of our recent Thought Leadership contributions: Antitrust regulators have started to scrutinize carefully ‘common ownership’ held by large asset management firms in...more

Dentons

Brexit National Emergency Legislation a Round-up of Major European Developments

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Select EU Member States are working hard to prepare for a possible disorderly Brexit, as the UK’s withdrawal (due to the lack of an agreement on how to proceed) is likely to cause issues in a number of areas despite recent...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

The EU’s Contingency Plans for Customs & the Export of Goods in a “No Deal” Brexit

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The European Commission has published its Contingency Action Plan for a “No Deal” Brexit. The contingency plan seeks to mitigate significant adverse effects, but the Commission's paper emphasizes...more

Dentons

Stark warning or smart positioning? The EU Commission publishes additional “No-Deal” Brexit guidance on civil justice cooperation

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On January 18, 2019, the EU Commission published a notice on the impact of a No-Deal Brexit on the rules of civil justice and private international law. This guidance replaced the EU Commission’s previous notice dated...more

Littler

Brexit Update: Ongoing Uncertainty

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In late 2018, Prime Minister Theresa May, head of the United Kingdom’s executive branch, and the European Union agreed to a draft form of the agreement that sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (colloquially...more

Dechert LLP

Impact of Brexit on Merger Control

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The UK may leave the EU on 29 March 2019 without a transition period or agreed arrangements on the terms of its exit. For deals that have been notified to the European Commission but are still pending approval on 29 March,...more

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