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This Practice Note considers the anticipated actual and potential legal and practical consequences of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU (Brexit) for arbitration law and practice in England and Wales (England and English are used as a convenient shorthand).
In summary, and as considered in greater detail below, the legal and practical impacts of Brexit on arbitration law and practice in England are likely to be minimal with few, if any, adverse consequences for practitioners and London as a/the leading seat of international arbitration globally. Nevertheless, the short-, medium- and long-term impacts of Brexit on the arbitration market in London and England cannot be separated completely from the overall impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Following exit day (ie 11:00 pm on 31 January 2020, as defined in section 20 of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018)), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the transitional arrangements provided in Part 4 of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK entered an implementation period. During this period, the UK continues to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes, though it will not participate in the political institutions and governance structures of the EU (except to the extent agreed). The UK must also continue to adhere to its obligations under EU law (including
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The Public Private Partnership (PPP) models are a popular way for governments to involve private investment, expertise and risk in procuring infrastructure, with the potential to deliver a project more efficiently and economically. One of the most popular PPP models for procuring infrastructure
BREXIT: As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation period, during which it continues to be subject to EU law. This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on
On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
An intention to create legal relations is requiredThere are various situations in which a court will hold that an agreement is not binding because, though supported by consideration, it was made without any intention of creating legal relations (see, eg, Blue v Ashley).Did the parties intend to
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