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This tracker is designed to assist corporate crime practitioners keep up to date with changes to legislation as a result of Brexit which will impact their particular areas of practice.
Since exit day (31 January 2020), the UK has not been an EU Member State. In accordance with the transitional arrangements provided in Part 4 of the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK entered an implementation period during which the UK continued to be treated by the EU as a Member State for many purposes, though it could not participate in the political institutions and governance structures of the EU. During the transition period, the UK continued to adhere to its obligations under EU law (including EU treaties, legislation, principles and international agreements), and to submit to the continuing jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement. The implementation period ended on IP completion day (31 December 2020 at 11pm GMT).
For further reading on the legal terms and implications of the UK’s exit from the EU, see Practice Note: Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement and Brexit toolkit.
As of 1 January 2021, the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) is provisionally applied. The European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020 (EU(FR)A 2020) provides for the domestic implementation of the TCA. EU(FR)A 2020, s 31 enables a relevant national authority
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