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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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UK Government Guidance on Doing Business in #Lebanon

The UK’s Department for International Trade published a guidance for business seeking to operate in Lebanon. The guidance discusses the country’s economic and political state, the intellectual property, organized crime, human rights, bribery and corruption and terrorism risks that foreign business may face in the country. For a copy of the guidance, click here.

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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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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 – 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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UK Notices to Exporters: 2016-2019

If you are a UK exporter and need to quickly located the notices to exporters that are issued by the Export Control Joint Unit and the UK’s Department for International Trade, click this link. To date, there are four notices issued to UK exporters for 2019, with the last one being from today, February 18, […]

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UK’s New Economic Crimes Taskforce

January 14, 2019: The UK government published a release of its new taskforce that will focus on tackling economic crimes.  The taskforce will be chaired by the Home Secretary and Chancellor and will work closely with senior figures from the UK financial sector.  According to the release, economic crimes (inclusive of bribery, corruption, money laundering, etc.) cost some […]

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