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Month: February 2021

Arbitration of EU & UK disputes under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: A Whistle-Stop Tour

The dispute settlement process was a sensitive part of the TCA negotiation and given that the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU”) has ended up with no role in this process (a point the UK was insistent on), it represents a significant concession on the part of the EU. Adopting a Q&A style, this update will take you on a whistle-stop tour of the important dispute settlement provisions at part six of the TCA.

IBOR Transition

The transition from IBOR to alternative benchmark rates presents a complex, global and dynamic problem for financial market participants. Through Mayer Brown’s global presence, deep subject matter knowledge and extensive experience, the firm provides numerous resources to help clients navigate these complex issues.This short video highlights our key IBOR transition activities.

Revised EU Trade Enforcement Regulation Published

On Friday, February 12, 2021, revisions to the European Union (EU) Trade Enforcement Regulation, Regulation (EU) No 654/2014, were published in the EU’s Official Journal. The revised Trade Enforcement Regulation enables the EU to adopt countermeasures when it obtains a favorable ruling from a dispute settlement panel of the World Trade Organization or in bilateral and regional agreements and when the other party fails to cooperate on the adjudication of the dispute.