Brexit—impact on finance transactions [Archived]

The following Banking & Finance practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Brexit—impact on finance transactions [Archived]
  • Where can I find information on the most recent Brexit developments?
  • Impact of Brexit on financial services legislation
  • Where can I find detailed information about retained EU law?
  • What approach has been taken to ‘on-shoring’ financial services legislation?
  • European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (EU(WA)A 2020
  • What was the purpose of the EU(WA)A 2020?
  • What impact did the Withdrawal Agreement Act 2020 have on retained EU law?
  • What is the impact on the secondary legislation already passed in connection with Brexit?
  • Where can I find more information about the changes to financial services legislation and regulation in particular?
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Brexit—impact on finance transactions [Archived]

ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained.

This Practice Note:

  1. explains where to find information on the latest Brexit developments, in particular, those that impact financial institutions

  2. explains how UK legislation will be impacted by the end of the transition period and the approach taken to ‘on-shoring’ financial services legislation

  3. explains Brexit related issues of general applicability to finance transactions, including passporting, security and data transfer

  4. sets out key issues for various specific types of financing (including project finance, real estate, aviation, debt capital markets (DCM), securitisation, derivatives and transactions involving individuals), and

  5. explains the impact of certain key statutory instruments

Information on the impact of Brexit on documentary terms in facilities agreements can be found in the Brexit checklist—finance documents [Archived] and in Practice Note: Brexit—documentary implications for facility agreements [Archived].

Where can I find information on the most recent Brexit developments?

The Financial Services Brexit timeline sets out the key events, publications, and next steps on Brexit of most relevance to financial services firms.

Our Banking & Finance news tracker lists the Brexit developments that most impact finance transactions.

The Brexit toolkit collates all our Brexit related content for each Practice Area, making it easy to find what you’re looking for.

Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources contains information on the implementation period and links to research tips and resources.

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