With an actual "Brexit" unlikely to be before 2018, there will be both long and short term implications for UK and international businesses.
Although nothing is going to change overnight, the referendum vote for the UK to leave the EU presents a host of more immediate questions around your workforce, intellectual property, data and commercial contracts, amongst other areas.
Having listened to the concerns of our clients, and considered what the potential impact will be, we have prepared the following series of briefings:
- Brexit and immigration rights and documentation of EEA nationals
- What does Brexit mean for UK employment law?
- Supporting employees through Brexit
- Free trade and controlling free movement - can the UK and the EU square the circle?
- Brexit legal challenge succeeds
- Brexit flowchart
- The implications for data protection law in the UK and GDPR compliance plans in the eye of the Brexit Storm
- Brexit and the points based immigration system
- Brexit what does it mean for employers in the hospitality sector
- Content portability gets European thumbs up
- Brexit - Some thoughts on the impact on financial services
- Brexit implications for Commercial Contracts
- The implications of Brexit for UK Data Protection law
- Brexit - what now for TUPE?
- The implications of Brexit for Intellectual Property Rights
- Brexit and the points-based immigration system
As we learn more about the challenges ahead for our clients, contacts and their industries, we will add to this series of updates.
We look forward to hearing from you should you have any questions or concerns relating to 'Brexit'.
Supporting employees through Brexit01 August 2017
Many UK employers are struggling to understand the potential effects of Brexit on employees who are EEA nationals or family members of EEA nationals.
GDPR and the effect of Brexit18 May 2017
What attitude should professional services firms take to compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
What does Brexit mean for UK employment law?06 April 2017
The UK has now given formal written notice of its intention to leave the European Union. What are the short and long-term implications of this momentous decision for workplace rights in the UK?
Brexit and immigration rights and documentation of EEA nationals31 March 2017
This article summarises the rights of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals and their family members and the documentation they can obtain to evidence these rights. It looks at residence requirements and points to consider when applying for citizenship.
Free trade and controlling free movement - can the UK and the EU square the circle?25 January 2017
Much is being written about Brexit these days, but what are the possible options for the UK and the EU to reach a compromise on the issue of free movement of people allowing the UK to continue to participate in the European Single Market and the EU Customs Union?
Brexit Flowchart19 January 2017
In a major speech on 17 January 2017, the Prime Minister Theresa May set out the Government's key negotiating objectives for exiting the European Union. But what Brexit might look like (and how we actually get there) remains far from clear, with considerable uncertainty about what the UK's relationship with the EU will be like afterwards.
Brexit: What is the impact on UK Real estate?19 December 2016
Not more on Brexit, you may think. Please, no more. But this item is written as the Supreme Court considers what may be its most significant case in its history, and one which may have profound consequences. Brexit, in almost any form, will have material legal and commercial consequences. How material might they be for real estate?
Changing your mind about notice - Article 50, employment contracts and flouncing14 November 2016
The Government may argue in the Supreme Court that its Article 50 notice to leave the European Union may be revoked, according to press reports.
Brexit legal challenge succeeds03 November 2016
The High Court has decided that the Government does not have prerogative powers to give the Article 50 notice terminate the UK’s membership of the EU.