Breaking down Brexit

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  • Brexit issues discussed at Autumn Legal Update

    Submitted: 20 October 2017

    This blog post looks at the Brexit training sessions from our recent Autumn Legal Update for Financial Institution and Asset Management and Investment Funds clients.

  • The European Medicines Agency (EMA) searches for a new home following Brexit

    Author: David Pourtney

    Submitted: 03 October 2017

    Our latest blog post looks at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) searching for a new home. Following Brexit, the EMA will be forced to relocate from London to within the newly drawn border of the EU.​

  • Italy Flat Tax and Brexit

    Submitted: 25 September 2017

    Our Simmons & Simmons office in Italy hosts seminar on the Flat Tax and Brexit with Select Milano.

  • Brexit & MedTech

    Submitted: 19 September 2017

    We look at the ABHI’s Brexit Seminar which we hosted on “Politics, Policy, Business and Brexit - what next for MedTech?” where we discussed the key commercial and regulatory implications of Brexit for the MedTech sector.

  • Interpretation of law post-Brexit

    Submitted: 14 July 2017

    The publication of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and the UK Government’s position paper on ongoing EU proceedings sheds some light on how the UK courts will approach interpreting EU legislation retained in the UK post-Brexit, but questions and difficulties remain.

  • Towards transition: Brexit & the EU

    Submitted: 13 July 2017

    This week, we hosted an event at our London office (and simultaneously live-streamed for those unable to join in person), on the topic of business transition in the context of Brexit and the EU.

  • Brexit: Rule Brittania

    Author: Basil Wood-Walker

    Submitted: 11 July 2017

    Two Law Lords have recently entered the public arena on Brexit, highlighting the opportunities and challenges which Brexit brings.

  • Brexit after the June election

    Submitted: 12 June 2017

    The Prime Minister called the June election in order to strengthen her domestic political position before the start of Brexit negotiations. She appears to have achieved the opposite and we now have a hung Parliament and a minority government. Nevertheless, for the time being the UK Government appears set on continuing with its pre election policy for a “hard” Brexit. It remains to be seen whether this is politically possible.

  • ECJ Opinion - Singapore Free Trade Agreement and Brexit implications

    Submitted: 19 May 2017

    ​The European Court of Justice's Opinion on questions of the process for concluding a bilateral free trade agreement between the EU and the Republic of Singapore is particularly important as it will determine which provisions will require approval and subsequent ratification from all remaining EU Member States in any UK-EU deal brokered in the context of Brexit.

  • Brexit and the General Election

    Submitted: 19 April 2017

    On 18 April 2017, the UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that a snap General Election will be held on 08 June. Today, on Wednesday 19 April, Mrs May put to the House the necessary motion to instigate the process. The motion, backed by Labour and the Liberal Democrats, passed with a majority of 522 to 13. Parliament will dissolve 25 days before the election date on 03 May 2017.

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