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Please find below, a list of our recent Brexit related publications

UK Trade Policy Post-Brexit (September 2017)

Following the withdrawal of the UK from the EU – after any transitional period which may be negotiated – the UK will be in a position to formulate its own trade policy.

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UK Policy on Sanctions Post-Brexit (September 2017)

On 2 August 2017 the UK Government published its plans1 for sanctions post-Brexit. This followed a 9-week consultation and the announcement of a Sanctions Bill in the Queen’s speech on 21 June 2017.

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Public Procurement Post-Brexit (September 2017)

Public Procurement in the UK is currently governed by EU Directives transposed into UK Regulations2 (the Rules). These aim to promote a single EU market, where contractors can bid for public work across the EU and receive equal treatment, prevent bribery and corruption and achieve the best value for money for public spending.

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BREXIT: easier, cheaper and more efficient cross-border litigation (August 2017)

The UK Government's most recent position paper shows a clear desire to continue civil judicial co-operation with EU member states post-Brexit. The Government's drive to maximise security and continuity despite uncertain times ahead is therefore positive news for businesses, but will ultimately depend on the UK's negotiating foothold in continuing Brexit negotiations.

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The Repeal Bill and beyond (July 2017)

Following the House of Commons vote on 29 June, we now know the government's focus in terms of legislation to be prioritised in light of Brexit.

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Brexit negotiations begin now: business must prepare (June 2017)

The votes have been counted and the Conservatives, who failed to maintain a majority, remain the largest party. Theresa May has confirmed that she will continue as Prime Minister and has been invited by the Queen to form a government, working with Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party.

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Brexit considerations for aviation: Are the skies becoming any clearer? (February 2017)

A great deal was written in the immediate aftermath of last June’s referendum result as to the potential impact of Brexit on aerospace interests in the UK and how the future regulatory landscape might look.

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Parliamentary Sovereignty Supreme: UK government still on target for Article 50 Brexit trigger before the end of March (January 2017)

In this briefing we discuss the Supreme Court's judgment on Tuesday 24 January 2017, which upheld the High Court's ruling requiring an Act of Parliament to trigger Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU, the Lisbon Treaty), the mechanism which starts the two year period for negotiating the UK's exit from the EU.

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Trading after Brexit: navigating WTO rules (November 2016)

If the UK formally exits the EU at the end of the Article 50 process without a free trade agreement with the EU in place, trade between the UK and the EU will have to rely on WTO rules. This article provides an introduction to those rules for exporters and importers of goods and services, and clarifies what Brexit might actually mean for them, including the possibility of increased tariffs, increased customs formalities and other challenges.

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Preparing for Brexit: seven things that (re)insurance businesses can do now (July 2016)

June’s vote to leave the EU has set the UK on course for Brexit. It is not yet known exactly when the final exit will take place (although two years’ notice is required) and it is far from clear which EU treaties and legislation will continue to apply in the UK or the extent to which UK businesses will be able to continue operating in the EU.

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Next steps for out (June 2016)

The UK has decided by a majority vote to leave the EU. Here we discuss how this will impact your business.

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