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The UK has left the EU on the basis of the Withdrawal Agreement as implemented in the data-ln-csis="292140 274768" data-ln-lnis="5TN9-NB01-DYS3-K3NY-00000-00 5SNC-4N71-DYCN-C32Y-00000-00">European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020. However, we are now in an implementation period running until 31 December 2020 during which time the UK will generally continue to abide by EU rules.
The government will enter into negotiations for a post-Brexit UK-EU relationship. In a situation where no new arrangements are put in place by the end of the year (a ‘non-negotiated outcome’), legislation previously prepared for a no-deal scenario will apply.
As with counter-terrorist financing, efforts to thwart cybercriminals and protect cybersecurity are heavily dependent on cross-border co-operation. The EU has taken several legislative actions encouraging Member States to strengthen national cyber-crime laws which contribute to and support the fight against cybercrime.
In 2017, the European Commission proposed a
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Multilateral Trading Facilities (MTFs)BREXIT: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 (‘IP completion day’) marked the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Following IP completion day, key transitional arrangements come to an end and
Pension commencement lump sums (PCLSs)When a member of a pension scheme becomes entitled to receive their scheme benefits, they can usually take part as a tax-free lump sum. HMRC calls this a ‘pension commencement lump sum’ (PCLS). Taking a lump sum is usually at the option of the member who will
Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether judicial review is be an appropriate means of addressing the issues raised by the case at hand. For further guidance, see Practice Note:
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)—snapshotTitleUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)Parties168Adopted10 December 1982Entry into Force16 November 1994Full textUnited Nations Convention on the Law of the SeaSubject [Catchwords]International Law of the
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