At 11 pm on Friday 31 January 2020, Britain left the European Union (EU) after more than 40 years of membership.
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EU Withdrawal Bill set to receive Royal Assent after clearing Parliament
The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill is now awaiting Royal Assent after completing its passage through Parliament.
EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill passes in the House of Commons
On Friday 20 December 2019, the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was passed in the UK’s House of Commons by a majority of 124.
The Conservative Party win majority in the House of Commons following General Election
Joint trade associations letter to European Commission requesting extension of Brexit temporary equivalence for UK CCPs
On 12 November 2019, the Association for Financial Markets in Europe published a joint letter to the European Commission on temporary equivalence and recognition in relation to UK central counterparties.
ECB reminder to banks to implement Brexit plans
On 13 November 2019, the European Central Bank (ECB) published an article on its website reminding banks that operational risk increases as they delay the implementation of their Brexit plans.
UK Government amends definition of exit day in European Union (Withdrawal Act) 2018 to 31 January 2020
On 30 October 2019, the UK Government made the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (Exit Day) (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 2019.
EU agrees further Article 50 extension until 31 January 2020
The EU has formally accepted the UK's request for an extension to Article 50 to delay the UK’s departure from the EU until 31 January 2020.
The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill
On Monday 21 October the Government published the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill, the legislation intended to give effect in domestic law to the new Withdrawal Agreement.
The EU and the UK Government agree a new withdrawal deal
Posted in The Withdrawal Agreement
On 17 October 2019, the UK and the European Union published the provisionally agreed text of a revised deal on the terms of withdrawal of the UK from the EU.