Somewhat overshadowed by media attention surrounding the repercussions of the Brexit vote and subsequent impact on the United Kingdom’s laws and economy, the landscape of Europe’s competition law regime is undergoing a notable change this year, as well.
Ofcom’s announcement of plans to make Openreach a “legally separate” company within BT have been met with muted cheers from some in the telecoms world, while others caution that the proposals do not go far enough to ensure the UK gets the investment it needs.
The Food Standards Agency of the United Kingdom is just about ready to tell pregnant women and other vulnerable groups like the young and the elderly, that its safe to eat lightly cooked or raw eggs.
The UK’s vote to leave the European Union in a so-called ‘Brexit’ referendum throws up a host of issues for the Media, Sport and Entertainment sector, many of which will hinge on the outcome of negotiations following the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
The Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) hears references from decisions and supervisory notices issued by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) and other specified regulators.
On 24 May 2016 a new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was adopted by the European Union – this is a radical reform which will have a material impact on the operation of pension plans.
This note addresses the possible legal impact of Brexit on the chemicals sector. It is one of a series of GTM Alerts designed to assist businesses in identifying the legal issues to consider and address in response to the UK’s referendum vote of 23 June 2016 to withdraw from the European Union.
The new May Government has now been fully established and has begun getting to work. Judging by last week’s notable developments, foreign affairs is top of the agenda.