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This Practice Note tracks the key publications and announcements made to date in relation to Brexit and the EU Internal Energy Market, Great Britain’s (GB) international electricity and gas interconnectors and trade. It also provides a brief analysis of the consequences of these publications and announcements.
On 23 January 2020 the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020 (EU(WA)A 2020) was adopted enabling the government to ratify the Withdrawal Agreement and implement its provisions into UK law. As a result of EU(WA)A 2020 the UK remains legally bound by EU law during the transition period agreed in the Withdrawal Agreement which runs from 11 pm on 31 January 2020 until 11 pm on 31 December 2020 (the Implementation Period). The implementation period ends on implementation period completion day (IP Completion Day).
For a more general timeline of key events and updates in respect of Brexit, see Practice Note: Brexit timeline and Brexit—introduction to the Withdrawal Agreement, and News Analysis: Brexit Bulletin—key updates, research tips and resources.
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This Practice Note considers the law governing the procedural law of arbitration proceedings (the curial law or lex arbitri) and how it is determined under the law of England and Wales (England and English are used as convenient shorthand).The procedural law of the arbitral proceedingsThe procedural
Dividends involve a distribution of cash or a distribution of non-cash assets (known as a distribution in kind or a distribution in specie).A scrip dividend (in a tax context, sometimes referred to as a stock dividend) allows a shareholder to receive new shares in a company as an alternative to a
Statutory declaration of solvencyA company enters voluntary liquidation when the members of the company vote to do so by a special resolution. For more information, see Practice Note: What is a members' voluntary liquidation (MVL) and where/when is it typically used?Before the members can vote on a
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.
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