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:
- 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
- What does Brexit mean for UK employment law?
- Brexit - what now for TUPE?
- Brexit and immigration: rights and documentation of EEA nationals
- 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'.
GDPR and the effect of Brexit18 May 2017
What attitude should professional services firms take to compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
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.
Our thoughts on 'Brexit'27 October 2016
Having listened to the concerns of our clients, and considered what the potential impact will be, we have prepared the following series of briefings on 'Brexit'.
Brexit - what will it mean for employment law?14 October 2016
After the referendum vote in favour of the UK leaving the EU, there are various possible ways in which this saga may unfold. The new Prime Minister, Theresa May, has said that there is no going back on the referendum result and that “Brexit means Brexit” but what might Brexit actually mean?
Brexit what does it mean for employers in the hospitality sector10 August 2016
The referendum vote on 23 June in favour of the UK leaving the EU has created a great deal of uncertainty for UK and international hospitality businesses. While an actual ‘Brexit’ is unlikely to be finalised before 2018, there could be major implications for the industry, in both the long-term and short-term.