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UK Published Regulations on Russia Sanctions Post Brexit

May 15, 2019: Earlier this month, the UK has published regulations that will serve as its Russia Sanctions regulations regime after a no-deal Brexit.  For guidance on UK’s Russia sanctions, click here.  Click the hyperlinks for the full documents.  For a report regarding the purpose of these regulations, click here.

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UK Adopts EU’s Blocking Statute for No-Deal Brexit

The UK Parliament has approved regulations for post-Brexit blocking statute.  The protecting against the Effects of the Extraterritorial Application of Third Country Legislation essentially causes the EU blocking statute to become a UK law, in the event of a no-deal Brexit.  The blocking statute was most visibly invoked recently in connection with the US stepping […]

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Global Trade

Flextension: What Does it Mean for Businesses?

April 10, 2019:  The EU granted the UK a temporary, flexible extension in connection with Brexit – until October 31, 2019.  This time window should allow the UK to accomplish and orderly Brexit by ratifying the Brexit Deal that the UK and EU worked up together.  The Flextension will end immediately if the deal is […]

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Providing services to EU countries after a no-deal Brexit

The UK published a guidance for UK businesses on EU service provision if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.   The guidance explains that, following a no-deal Brexit, UK business may be facing additional regulatory and legal requirements when servicing their EU customers.   UK businesses will no longer be treated as if they were […]

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UK Guidance For Business Service Continuity in EU Countries in a No-Deal Brexit Scenario

The UK Government published a detailed guidance discussing various EU countries and their individual rules and regulations that UK businesses (and foreign business in general) should be aware of if they wish to provide services or continue to provide services in those countries following a no-deal Brexit.  In particular, this guidance should be useful to […]

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UK Financial #Sanctions Post #Brexit: Update

Earlier this month, the UK’s Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (“OFSI”) published Updated General Guidance on financial sanctions that will be in effect after Brexit.  For more detail, click here for the UK Government Notice.  For a copy of the Guidance, click here.

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Brexit and UK Trade Agreements: Guidance

February 21, 2019: The UK’s DIT (Department for International Trade) issued an updated guidance earlier today in regards to existing trade agreements that the UK is a part of, and is currently transitioning for post-Brexit applicability. The guidance lists the agreements currently in effect and outlines what will change if the UK leaves the EU […]

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UK – Switzerland Trade Agreement; #Brexit

We previously posted that in anticipation of Brexit (and possibly a no-deal Brexit), the UK negotiated a trade agreement with Switzerland in order to ensure that the two trade partners can continue their dealings without major interruptions after the UK leaves the EU. The agreement itself is now available, including an explanatory memorandum, a parliamentary […]

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UK – USA to continue Mutual Recognition Agreement post Brexit

In recognition of the upcoming Brexit, the US and the UK recently (February 14, 2019) signed an agreement to continue existing arrangements which help facilitate trade between the two nations. According to the UK’s Department for International Trade press release, the agreement will maintain all relevant aspects of the current EU-US Mutual Recognition Agreement on […]

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UK – Palestinian Authority: Brexit Trade Continuity Agreement

As it continues toward the Brexit deadline, the UK has been entering into trade continuity agreements with its trade partners that do business with the UK as part of the EU. The latest in a string of such agreements is one between the UK and the Palestinian Authority. According to the UK’s Department for International […]

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