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Brexit: trade associations and competition law

11 August 2016

How to discuss your industry’s reaction to Brexit without falling foul of competition law

Given the economic, political and legal uncertainty following the “Leave”vote, businesses will understandably want to discuss with each other how Brexit will affect their industry and explore how they can help shape the future of the legal and regulatory landscape affecting it.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Services: Antitrust and Competition

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Brexit: Potential consequences for the medical devices industry

9 August 2016

Brexit is expected to have significant implications for business in various industry sectors. For the medical devices industry, Brexit could result in uncertainty over key elements of the medical devices legislation. The purpose of this article is to examine the potential implications of Brexit for:

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Industries: Life Sciences and Healthcare
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Medical Device Law

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Impact of Brexit on key legislation affecting real estate

5 August 2016

A look at key real estate legislation, their main provisions and whether Brexit would require them to be replaced. 

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Industries: Real Estate
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Real Estate

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Brexit: what now?

29 July 2016

Uncoupling UK law from the EU

Much UK law is currently linked to that of the EU. Ending the UK’s membership of the EU will require significant uncoupling of the two legal systems.

This paper provides an introduction to the inter-relationship of UK law and EU law and the legal mechanisms that might be used to separate them. As the issues surrounding implementation are highly complex, this introductory paper tries to provide a clear outline that can act as the foundation for more detailed analysis.

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Industries: Financial Institutions

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Brexit: implications for the fashion and luxury brands industry

25 July 2016

As the dust settles after the vote for Brexit, the fashion industry and luxury brands sectors have been assessing the likely impact of the UK leaving the EU. Brexit will have profound implications for both parts of this industry: the fashion industry contributed £26bn to the UK's economy in 2015, and employed nearly 800,000 people in jobs ranging from the design team to the shop floors, whilst the luxury sector generated £32.2bn in sales, and was projected to employ around 158,000.

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Industries: Consumer