ESMA and Brexit: a European super regulator in the making?
ESAM is undoubtedly an important European institution. In addition to fostering supervisory convergence it is also a regulatory supervisor in its own right.
New UK Sanctions Bill following post-Brexit consultation
The Bill is expected to enter the Committee stage on 21 November 2017.This briefing explains the purpose of the Bill and highlights some of the more notable points.
Financial services and Brexit - an update
The financial services team has published a new video on Brexit.
LMA Submission to the House of Lords 'Brexit: deal or no deal' inquiry
The LMA believes that any sudden loss of passporting rights arising from a “no deal” Brexit could damage a variety of lending & loan market activities of UK banks unless measures are put in place.
Brexit and WTO – first steps
After five rounds of Brexit negotiations between the UK and the EU, the parties are yet to start discussions concerning their future trade relationship.
The plan for nuclear safeguarding post Brexatom
The Nuclear Safeguards Bill 2017-19 was introduced in Parliament on 11 October 2017, setting out the Government’s proposals for introducing a UK specific safeguarding regime following the UK’s exit from the EU.
Analysing the UK’s new and independent trade policy with non-EU countries
On 9 October 2017 the UK Government published a paper: “Preparing for our future UK trade Policy” in which it reiterates three strategic objectives for its future relationship with the EU.
Taking CJEU decisions ‘into account’ post-Brexit
The new President of the UK’s Supreme Court, Lady Hale, has sought clearer guidance from Parliament as to the extent to which UK courts should have regard to decisions of the CJEU post-Brexit.
Brexit negotiations continue
The fourth round of Brexit negotiations has taken place between the EU and the UK. The latest talks followed Theresa May’s Florence speech, which she had hoped would provide impetus to the negotiations.
Decoding the Government’s Plan for Brexit: Judicial Cooperation – Part 2
The future role of the CJEU is one of the most intractable problems in the Brexit negotiation.