Corporate horizon scanning—2020 [Archived]
Corporate horizon scanning—2020 [Archived]

The following Corporate practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Corporate horizon scanning—2020 [Archived]
  • 2020
  • January 2020
  • February 2020
  • March 2020
  • March/April 2020
  • April 2020
  • May 2020
  • June 2020
  • July 2020
  • More...

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for Corporate lawyers?

This archived Practice Note is a summary of the key legal developments that are expected to impact corporate lawyers during 2020 and beyond. It is reviewed and updated throughout the year.

Key developments to look out for during 2020 obviously include those connected to Brexit. To track Brexit-related legislation, including statutory instruments, see the Brexit legislation tracker. It may also be useful to refer to the Brexit toolkit and Brexit timeline.

To track legal and regulatory developments relating to other specific topics, see:

  1. Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II) and Markets in Financial Instruments Regulation (MiFIR)—timeline

  2. Market Abuse Regulation—timeline

  3. Listing Rules tracker

  4. Prospectus Regulation Rules tracker

  5. Prospectus Regulation tracker

  6. Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules tracker, and

  7. Transparency Directive tracker

To track key case relevant to corporate practitioners, see:

  1. 2020: Corporate case tracker

To track or identify market developments, see the Market Tracker

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