Mayer Brown’s Brexit Snapshot
Mayer Brown’s Brexit Snapshot podcast series provides insight on the latest legal issues related to the United Kingdom’s new post-Brexit relationship with the European Union, and keeps you up to date on changes to the legislative framework.
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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.
Data processing agreements and the mechanisms used for transfers to third parties should be reviewed by trustees to ensure compliance with applicable data protection legislation.
What are the key legal and practical changes faced by UK/EU suppliers competing for regulated contracts after the end of the Brexit transition period? The UK Government has already published extensive plans to overhaul the UK regime, but those changes are unlikely to be effective for many months to come – so what has changed for suppliers from 1 January 2021?
As a result of the end of the Brexit Transition Period and the onshoring process with respect to the EU Securitisation Regulation and the relevant technical standards, there is now a parallel regime for securitisation in the UK, which is very similar but not identical to the EU Securitisation Regulation regime.
The English law scheme of arrangement under Part 26 Companies Act 2006 (and now the new English law restructuring plan under Part 26A Companies Act 2006) is regularly used as a restructuring tool for both English and foreign companies.
Whilst the UK left the European Union (“EU”) on 31 January 2020 (“Exit Day”) it remained within the EU’s legal framework during the Brexit Transition Period (“Transition Period”). When the Transition Period ends at 11:00 p.m. GMT on 31 December 2020 (“Completion Day”), EU law that was enacted before Exit Day applies in the UK as if it were national law by virtue of Section 3 of the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (“Withdrawal Agreement”).
Whilst the UK left the European Union (“EU”) on 31 January 2020 (“Exit Day”) it remained within the EU’s legal framework during the Brexit Transition Period (“Transition Period”). When the Transition Period ends at 11:00 p.m. on 31 December 2020 (“Completion Day”), a suite of IP-related statutory instruments (as amended) (“IP Regulations”) will come into force, which amend the UK’s intellectual property (“IP”) regime to reflect the end of the Transition Period.
With only a few weeks to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, you are invited to join us for a live, case study-based webinar outlining key implications of the end of the transitional regime for companies doing business in, or with parties in, the United Kingdom from 1 January 2021.