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On 23 June 2016, the United Kingdom (UK) cast its historic vote to leave the European Union (EU), setting into motion the end of its 43-year membership. The UK formally notified its intention to withdraw from the EU on 29 March 2017, starting a two-year negotiation on the terms of withdrawal and future cooperation.

During this period of uncertainty, Arnold & Porter will monitor the latest Brexit developments as they unfold. The goal—to provide you with our best assessments on the likely legal consequences across a range of sectors, when relevant. If you have any specific questions relating to Brexit's impact on your business or industry, please contact our attorneys, as listed below.

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Past Events

28 February 2017: Clauses for Brexit Webinar

  • Summary: An hour-long webinar aimed at in-house lawyers, senior executives or managers, and procurement teams who deal with negotiating contracts that will likely be in place beyond Brexit. This webinar is available for viewing by registered participants only—enter the password provided at the time of registration to view. (Due to popular demand, a replay of this webinar took place on 10 May 2017, where Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer attorneys were available to take live questions. Participants of this session may use the password provided at the time of registration to view the webinar.)

6 October 2016: Contract and Dispute Resolution Health-Check with Brexit Perspective

  • Summary: A roundtable discussion focusing on key clauses in commercial contracts; speakers also provide an update on common issues that arise, concentrating on where Brexit may cause areas for concern and offering practical solutions.

21 September 2016: Outsourcing and off-shoring – A key update in a post-Brexit world

  • Summary: A roundtable—geared toward in-house lawyers, HR professionals, and senior managers—examining key issues related to outsourcing and off-shoring now that the UK has voted to leave the EU.

Key Contacts

Corporate Agreements and Commercial Contracts

Anna Buscall, Jeremy Willcocks, Richard Dickinson

Anna Buscall  Jeremy Willcocks  Richard Dickinson

Data Protection

Richard Dickinson, Henry Clinton-Davis

Richard Dickinson  Henry Clinton-Davis

Dispute Resolution

Hilton Mervis

Hilton Mervis

Employment Law

Henry Clinton-Davis

Henry Clinton-Davis

Intellectual Property

Richard Dickinson

Richard Dickinson

Life Sciences

Ian Dodds-Smith, Lincoln Tsang, Adela Williams

Ian Dodds-Smith  Lincoln Tsang  Adela Williams

Perspectives

Competition Litigation After Brexit
Advisory
Impact of UK's Temporary Tariff Regime on Life Sciences
BioSlice Blog
Frustrated by Brexit?
BioSlice Blog
MHRA's updated guidance on a hard-Brexit
BioSlice Blog
Brexhaustion: IP Rights and Exhaustion Post-Brexit
BioSlice Blog
Hard or Soft Brexit: What Happens to Merger Reviews?
Advisory
MHRA guidance on no-deal Brexit
BioSlice Blog
MedTech Europe requests extension to the transition period for the MDR
BioSlice Blog
UK Government's Brexit White Paper
BioSlice Blog
EMA publishes results of study on Brexit preparedness
BioSlice Blog
UK Government seeks EU equivalency for UK data protection law post-Brexit
The Digital Watcher
UK's Digital Minister announces changes to UK data protection law
The Digital Watcher
UK Data protection post-Brexit: a "cliff-edge"?
The Digital Watcher
Back to the business of Brexit – what's a "Brexit clause"?
The Digital Watcher
Brexit and the Impact on Clinical Research
Clinical Trials Arena
"Brexit" and its Potential Effects on Economic Crime
Advisory
The European Union's E-Privacy Revamp: What is Being Proposed?
Advisory
Brexit Watch Resource
Arnold & Porter Resource
Brexit—What We Know
Advisory
How Brexit May Affect Public Procurement
Advisory
Brexit and the Implications for the Life Sciences Industry
Advisory

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