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As of 31 January 2020, the UK ceased to be an EU Member State and will no longer participate in the political institutions and governance structures of the EU. However,...

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This Practice Note tracks the progress of UK legislation introduced as part of the legislative project associated with the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. It includes a...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. It tracks the progress of UK primary legislation introduced as part of the legislative preparation...

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This Practice Note sets out a summary of the background, timetable and current position in relation to the citizens’ rights aspect of the UK's withdrawal from the EU...

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Under the current European Union (EU) free movement regime, European Economic Area (EEA) nationals (being citizens of EU Member States, as well as citizens...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the EU. On 29 March 2017, the UK Prime Minister...

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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member...

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ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived and is not maintained. This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects relevant prior to/during the UK’s withdrawal from...

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This Practice Note discusses the impact of Brexit on the general processing of personal data under the General Data Protection Regulation, Regulation (EU) 2016/679...

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As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member State and its relationship with the EU is governed by the Withdrawal Agreement, which came into effect...

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The UK’s formal withdrawal from the EU took effect at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). At this point, the withdrawal period under Article 50 TEU came to an end and...

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This Practice Note sets out the areas of UK tax law that are likely to be affected by the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) and how—explaining what the...

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On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum on its membership of the EU, with a majority voting in favour of the UK leaving the European Union (EU). The full impact of the...

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This Practice Note sets out the areas of UK tax law that are likely to be affected by the UK's exit from the European Union (EU) (Brexit) and how—explaining what the...

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Scope of this timeline There are different sanctions regimes which affect UK businesses. Usually they are grouped into trade and financial sanctions: • trade sanctions...

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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation for Brexit. It...

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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no longer an EU Member...

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This year’s annual round-up reviews some of the most significant developments of 2017 and previews what is on the horizon for 2018. The key developments of 2017 include...

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This Private Client ‘tracker’ tool displays the current status of consultations (both formal and informal) being conducted by the UK government (and other bodies) that...

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This Private Client ‘tracker’ tool displays the current status of consultations (both formal and informal) being conducted by the UK government (and other bodies) that...

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European Economic Area (EEA)/Swiss citizens (termed ‘EEA citizens’ for these purposes) and their family members currently benefit from EU free movement rights under the...

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STOP PRESS: The European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018) received Royal Assent on 26 June 2018, see: LNB News 27/06/2018 48 and Brexit Bulletin—European Union...

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Commencement and revocation There is optional wording in this revocation clause so that the revocation is limited only to Wills made relating to UK property. This is...

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