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Brexit affects the supply of services to the extent that any such supply is cross-border between the UK and the EU, as there are new arrangements for trade between the UK and the EU from 1 January 2021. Consideration should be given to contracts for the supply of services particularly to the extent that such contracts concern intellectual property, data protection and competition law implications, the implications for access to EEA workers and changes in the VAT regime.
There will also be different considerations dependent upon sector.
The law governing the supply of services in business to business transactions is UK derived, as such a contract for the domestic supply of services (ie services traded between two UK based entities) is largely unaffected by Brexit.
To the extent that any contracts for the supply or procurement of services have an EU dimension however, they should be reviewed to check that they remain suitable for use post-IP completion day both in terms of the commercial arrangements that they reflect and the contract wording itself. Revisit fulfilment obligations in customer contracts and ensure that resources are available and service levels can be maintained.
Consider whether any specific contracts or general standard terms need to be varied or adapted. For example, provisions relating to territorial scope, pricing, tax,
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