Brexit: challenges and opportunities in a changing world of international trade

The UK’s exit from the EU will present both challenges and opportunities across the board. Whether you are a business with a domestic UK market or one trading internationally, and regardless of whether your operations are based in the UK or not.

Our Brexit experts can help you to understand what this could mean for your business – in terms of overall impact and at the detailed operational level. We’re ready to help whether you are looking at Brexit from the UK, Europe, the US, Asia or anywhere else.

Our latest insights below, along with our Brexit lens, highlight some specific areas businesses should be looking at to start preparing for Brexit now.

Brexit Business Brief newsletter | The transition period

Welcome to Brexit Business Brief, our new regular newsletter looking at Brexit developments in a legal and business context. To receive this by email please register your interest in receiving...

Written on 19 Jan 2018

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Brexit and business | EU ‘be prepared’ notices

Over the past couple of months, the European Commission and certain EU regulatory agencies have published a number of ‘be prepared’ notices, which have more recently attracted attention in the...

Written on 10 Jan 2018

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Brexit and business | A timeline of what to expect in 2018

This morning (15 December 2017), the European Council decided that ‘sufficient progress’ has been made on Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations. So the Brexit talks will now move on to discussing the...

Written on 15 Dec 2017

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EU Trade Marks and Community Designs post-Brexit

On 5 December 2017, the EUIPO published a notice that as of Brexit withdrawal date (29 March 2019, subject to any extension), EU rules on EU Trade Marks (EUTMs) and...

Written on 8 Dec 2017

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Post-Brexit: should our contracts still have English law and jurisdiction clauses?

English law and jurisdiction will continue to be a sound choice for international contracts, regardless of the form that Brexit takes. English governing law and jurisdiction clauses are likely to...

Written on 6 Nov 2017

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Brexit and business | Major UK trade legislation ahead

Last week, the UK government published White Papers on customs and trade after Brexit.  The customs white paper is discussed here.  The note below looks at the trade White Paper and...

Written on 16 Oct 2017

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