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Can a non-UK incorporated company have a UK taxable presence if it has an employee operating in the UK?Whether a single employee working in the UK for...
1st Aug
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Are UK courts and tribunals bound by decisions of the Court of Justice of the European Union post-Brexit?As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the...
1st Aug
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What is retained EU law?Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 1st Aug
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What are the key features of a Brexit SI?As part of the UK’s domestic preparation for Brexit, the government is introducing a range of primary and...
1st Aug
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In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
1st Aug
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What is the sifting process for Brexit legislation?Under the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 (EU(W)A 2018), before certain proposed statutory...
1st Aug
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Could the Brexit transition period be extended due to coronavirus (COVID-19)?Responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is impacting government...
1st Aug
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How is the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement implemented in UK law, and how does this impact domestic statutory interpretation?This answer refers...
Produced in partnership with Eleonor Duhs of Fieldfisher and Louise Laing of Brodies LLP, FieldfisherCounsel for EU and International Law, House of Commons 1st Aug
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What is the status of EU directives in the context of retained EU law? Are there any circumstances where EU directives or provisions of directives...
Produced in partnership with Michael Bimmler of No 5 Chambers 1st Aug
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Can a law firm furlough trainee solicitors under the coronavirus (COVID-19) job retention scheme?The Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) was...
1st Aug
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What guidance is available to prepare for no deal Brexit?As things stand, if the UK and EU fail to agree and ratify an international treaty setting...
1st Aug
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To what extent are UK courts and tribunals bound by domestic and EU case law on Brussels I (recast) decided before/after IP completion day? If not...
1st Aug
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How are settlement payments treated for tax and NICs purposes?The taxation of termination payments underwent a substantial reform earlier this year,...
1st Aug
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What are Francovich damages and how does Brexit impact the right to claim?Damages may be available from an EU Member State if it is found to have...
1st Aug
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What is prorogation of Parliament?What is prorogation of Parliament?Prorogation is an act which marks the end of a parliamentary session without the...
1st Aug
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What are the PAYE and NICs implications of a TUPE transfer?When employees are transferred to a new business pursuant to a TUPE transfer, there will be...
1st Aug

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