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A New Basis for Access to UK/EU Financial Services Post-Brexit

26 September 2017

A group representing the UK’s financial and professional services sector, the International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG), has today published a Brexit blueprint, in collaboration with Hogan Lovells, for how the UK can continue trading with the EU after leaving the bloc.

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Industries: Financial Institutions, FinTech
Services: Financial Services

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Brexit - the Voices of European Business

14 September 2017

In the common interest: business perspectives on priorities for a Brexit that secures prosperity for Europe

The Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) has published a report, which gives voice to business operating in Continental Europe. The report, Brexit – the Voices of European Business, identifies key areas of common interest and also sets out priorities for a Brexit that secures prosperity for Europe.

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Jurisdictions: Spain, The Netherlands, Belgium, Hungary, Germany, Frankfurt, Hamburg, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Madrid, Italy, Russia, Munich, France, Rome, Poland, Croatia

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The UK's domestic agenda - readying UK law for Brexit

11 July 2017

Infographic depicting the UK's current domestic legal framework and what will need to change post-Brexit. Leaving the EU will require the most comprehensive re-writing of the UK's statute book ever undertaken by the UK. Parliament must unpick over 40 years of integration between the UK and EU legal systems and ensure that no gaps are left in the process.

The Government’s proposed solution, the Repeal Bill, will need to re­flect the outcome of the EU/UK negotiations and ensure legal certainty for UK citizens and businesses.

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Brexit Bulletin: marketing authorisations for centrally-authorised medicinal products post Brexit

26 June 2017

On 31 May 2017, the European Commission and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) published a list of Q&A “related to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union with regard to the medicinal products for human and veterinary use within the framework of the Centralised Procedure” (“the Q&A document”).

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Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare

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Navigating the Negotiations - A Practical Roadmap

12 June 2017

While the fallout from the result of the UK General Election continues, the Brexit process itself is due to enter a new phase, with formal negotiations between the UK and the EU scheduled to begin during the week commencing 19 June.

Whilst those negotiations remain uncertain (and the Election result will inevitably raise new questions as to the UK's negotiating strategy), the process is at least as important as the ultimate outcome.  The process will determine whether business is able to plan ahead or is left uncertain up to the last minute and faces sudden, unpredictable, changes.

From a practical perspective, understanding the process is therefore key to managing Brexit business risk.

"Brexit – a Practical Roadmap" is the essential companion to the journey. 

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