London has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the most popular and trusted arbitral seats in the world. The reasons for this deserved reputation have never depended on membership of the EU.
On 23 June 2016, voters in the UK referendum chose to leave the European Union. Exit from the EU will require the government to make a formal application under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.
Our Tax Strategy & Benefits team provide an overview of the potential tax issues that multinational companies may have to address in connection with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU and the potential implications of using the UK as a holding company jurisdiction in a post-Brexit world.
Once the UK Government has handed in to the European Council the notice pursuant to Article 50 (2) of the Treaty on European Union (“TEU”), the exit process provided for in Article 50 TEU will be started and the UK and the EU enter into negotiations in respect of a Withdrawal Agreement and one or more agreements on the future relationship (Future Relationship Agreements) between the UK and EU.
The UK referendum has caused uncertainty in the financial services industry, but what does it mean for alternative capital providers? And could it create some business opportunities?
As the whole world now knows, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in its historic referendum on 23rd June by a vote of 51.9 percent in favour of “leave” to 48.1 in favour of “remain”. This blog focuses on how that decision will impact both UK and global organisations’ compliance with data protection law.
This past Thursday the Brexit vote sent shockwaves around world, including the IP community and in particular with respect to IP rights in the UK and Europe. But concerns at the moment are speculative as nothing yet has changed.
In a so-called “trilogue” meeting on June 16, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, and the European Commission reached a “political” agreement on the key elements of a regulation that would implement a due diligence and reporting regime for conflict minerals imported in the EU.
Dans la foulée du référendum britannique, le mot « Brexit » était sur toutes les lèvres la fin de semaine passée.