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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 is the impact of a no-deal Brexit on public procurement?In conducting our research we have focussed on public procurement under the Public...
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 status of the UK’s World Trade Organization (WTO) schedules for goods and services?Under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement, the...
Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 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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How do I sign up for Brexit alerts?Brexit news and analysis in Lexis®PSLYou can receive Brexit news updates and analysis by signing up for alerts...
1st Aug
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Where can I find the Brexit legislation concerning product certification/conformity (eg CE marking) and the extent to which products will be...
1st Aug
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What is the UK Conformity Assessed product mark and what does it mean for manufacturers ​selling products in the UK and the EU after Brexit?This Q&A...
Produced in partnership with Victoria Hewson of Institute of Economic Affairs 1st Aug
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How does a deal/no deal outcome at the end of the Brexit transition period impact the Northern Ireland Protocol?The Northern Ireland Protocol (the...
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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What is the UK position under the WTO Government Procurement Agreement before and after Brexit?The UK’s position under the World Trade Organization...
Produced in partnership with Eric White of Herbert Smith Freehills 1st Aug
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What are the key considerations for establishing whether a piece of direct EU legislation is within the scope of retained EU law?What are directly...
Produced in partnership with Adam Cygan of University of Leicester 1st Aug
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When completing a statutory declaration, must the declarant state their home address or is a business address sufficient?In English law, there are...
Produced in partnership with Alexander Campbell of Field Court Chambers 1st Aug
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Which laws and regulations govern health care apps (mHealth)?Regulation as a medical deviceAn app may, depending on the specific characteristics and...
1st Aug

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