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 local 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 checklist, highlight some specific areas businesses should be looking at to start preparing for Brexit now.


Brexit and business: Q&A on the UK’s withdrawal process

#Brexit talks difficult enough. If emotions get out of hand, they’ll become impossible. Discretion, moderation & mutual respect needed – Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, 4 May 2017...

Written on 5 May 2017


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Brexit and business: how far apart are the UK and the EU’s negotiating positions?

Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed, individual items cannot be settled separately – the European Council Everything is negotiable. Whether or not the negotiation is easy is another thing...

Written on 2 May 2017


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Navigating investor-state disputes in a post-Brexit world

In February 2017, the UK Government published a White Paper addressing the UK’s exit from, and new partnership with, the EU. One of the more eye-catching parts of the White...

Written on 28 Apr 2017


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UK general election: what does it mean for Brexit and for legislation currently going through the UK Parliament?

Prime Minister Theresa May today announced that she is seeking a general election to be held on 8 June 2017.  That requires the House of Commons to pass a motion,...

Written on 18 Apr 2017


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Data protection and privacy: legal implications of Brexit for your business

Since the UK’s EU referendum vote in favour of Brexit, both the UK government and the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) have confirmed that having clear data protection laws with safeguards...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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Competition law: legal implications of Brexit for your business

The UK has its own well-established competition law regime, albeit one that is closely modelled on the EU regime. While the extent to which EU competition rules will continue to...

Written on 28 Mar 2017


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