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Emir review delayed until June 7

3 March 2017

Risk.net (Subscription only)

Partner Michael Thomas comments on the delay of the review of the European Market Infrastructure Regulation.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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Protecting business interests in Europe - proposals for Brexit exit negotiations

2 March 2017

Betriebs-Berater 

Byline article by our Frankfurt Corporate partner Tim Brandi on Brexit, published in German legal magazine Betriebs-Berater.

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Jurisdictions: Germany, United Kingdom

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London to Remain Fintech Hub

16 February 2017

Markets Media

Partner Rachel Kent discusses FinTech and the Brexit landscape.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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Trudeau Says EU Must Spread Benefits or Risk Trade's Decline

16 February 2017

Bloomberg

Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau on the approved trade pact between Canada and the European Union. Partner Lourdes Catrain is quoted.

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: International Trade and Investment

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Canada-EU Trade Deal Serves Warning Ahead Of Brexit Talks

15 February 2017

Law360

News article on Canada potentially being Britain's first post-Brexit trade deal. Partner Lourdes Catrain is quoted.

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: International Trade and Investment

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Canada tipped as first Brexit trade partner

15 February 2017

The Times

Partner Lourdes Catrain discusses the Ceta trade deal and its implications for the UK.

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: International Trade and Investment

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City warned not to bank on a Brexit transition

15 February 2017

Financial News (Subscription only) 

Policy specialists say financial firms must be realistic about what the UK government can achieve during negotiations to leave the EU. Partners Rachel Kent and Charles Brasted are quoted.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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6 Things Lawyers Check First As UK Banks Weigh Shift To EU

10 February 2017

Law360

Big banks considering shifting operations from London to the European Union to retain access to its single market are running through regulatory and legal checklists with legal advisers to avoid costly missteps. Partner Rachel Kent is quoted.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom

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Brexit: the battle for market access

7 February 2017

International Financial Law Review

Summary report from a recent financial services roundtable. Partner Rachel Kent spoke at the event and is featured in the report.

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Industries: Financial Institutions
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Financial Services

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USA for sale? British firms target America after Brexit bruises the pound

7 February 2017

CNBC

Tom Whelan comments on UK firms paying more attention to acquisitions in the U.S.

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom, U.S.

Brexit Bulletin

MPs gear up for Brexit vote

1 February 2017

Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that Prime Minister May cannot trigger Article 50 without an Act of Parliament authorising her to do so. In response, and just two days later, the Government published its 'Article 50 Bill'. At only 130 words, the Government hopes there would be little to discuss and debate.

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UK Lawmakers Back Gov't To Begin Brexit Process

1 February 2017

Law360

News article featuring our blog on the Article 50 bill by Charles Brasted and Andrew Eaton.

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Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Government Relations and Policy Advocacy

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Post-Brexit trade deals 'should give enhanced attention to financial services'

31 January 2017

Business Reporter

News story citing a report we, along with TheCityUK and The City of London Corporation, have co-authored for financial institutions on third country regimes and alternatives to passporting.

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Industries: Financial Institutions, Insurance
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Financial Services, Insurance

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Call for financial services to get post-Brexit priority

31 January 2017

The Scotsman

News story citing a report we, along with TheCityUK and The City of London Corporation, have co-authored for financial institutions on third country regimes and alternatives to passporting.

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Industries: Financial Institutions, Insurance
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Financial Services, Insurance

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Londense City zet in op ‘speciale deal’ met EU

25 January 2017

Financieel Dagblad 

News story in the Dutch publication Financieel Dagblad citing our report with TheCityUK on alternatives to passporting. Partner Rachel Kent is quoted.

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Industries: Financial Institutions, Insurance
Jurisdictions: United Kingdom
Services: Financial Services, Insurance