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  • French Legal Forum: Post Brexit Essentials: Legal checklist for businesses

    27 July 2016

    So Brexit it is or at least seems to be the likely consequence of the Leave Vote of the Referendum held on 23 June 2016. In the event that the notification procedure to be followed by Member States under article 50 may be triggered, the UK will have two years to negotiate its withdrawal agreement from the EU, no sooner than the end of 2018.

  • What would a Brexit mean for UK immigration law and policy

    21 July 2016

    The concept of transnational citizenship underpins the EU (Article 9 of the Treaty on European Union), and rights of free movement stem from transnational citizenship. The Immigration Act 1988 was introduced to ensure that Europeans with rights of free movement were not subject to UK immigration rules.

  • The implications of Brexit for UK Data Protection law

    21 July 2016

    The UK referendum outcome to leave the European Union has opened a Pandora’s box of what the legal landscape may be in the UK after Brexit. However, such is not the case, to a great extent, for the data protection law regime which will be applicable in the UK in the post-Brexit era

  • Suggested steps for EEA citizens living in the UK post Brexit

    21 July 2016

    Despite the UK’s decision of 23 June 2016 to withdraw from the EU, there will be no immediate changes to freedom of movement rights of EEA nationals in the UK. This right will only cease when the UK leaves the EU.

  • What are the legal implications of Brexit for Intellectual Property Rights?

    21 July 2016

    Will the UK government negotiate membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) (like Norway for example), or will it decide to divorce itself more completely from the EU and its trade/legal systems?

  • Brexit - what now for TUPE?

    21 July 2016

    Following the UK’s vote to leave the European Union, much is being discussed and written about the future shape of post-Brexit employment law, shorn of the requirement to comply with underlying EU directives.

  • Brexit: Implications for Commercial Contracts

    21 July 2016

    This note looks at some initial steps that businesses can take to identify and manage risk in existing and new contracts.

  • Brexit: Can English Premier League remain the richest in world football?

    19 July 2016

    Andrew Osborne, head of Lewis Silkin's Immigration practice and Sports group, has commented on a CNN article which dicusses the implications of Brexit on the English Premier League.

  • Do misleading Brexit claims mean the referendum should be re-run?

    15 July 2016

    Brinsley Dresden, Partner and recognised leader in the field of Advertising and Marketing, has written an article for More About Advertising discussing whether the misleading Brexit claims mean for a further referendum.

  • The impact of Brexit on Data Protection

    14 July 2016

    At the moment, it is impossible to say with any certainty how data protection legislation in the UK will be affected by Brexit. The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is due to come into force in May 2018.

  • Payet Kante and Fabregas would have struggled to move to England post Brexit

    24 June 2016

    Andrew Osbourne has commented in an article for The Times which discusses the implications of post-Brexit on British football.

  • What happens now that the UK has voted to leave the EU

    24 June 2016

    The UK population voted to leave the European Union (“EU”) on 23 June 2016, but nothing will happen for employers and employees overnight.

  • The great Brexit data debate: what an 'out' vote could mean for UK data law

    23 June 2016

    Dr. Nathalie Moreno has written an article for Information Age which assesses the implications of a potential exit on the UK's data protection laws.

  • Brexit: how it may impact commercial contracts in the EU?

    22 June 2016

    Brexit, and the possibility that the United Kingdom as we know it today may leave the EU, will undoubtedly raise many implications for commercial contracts. A likely cause for major disruption in trading conditions in the UK and in the EU, many commercial deals may have overlooked the Brexit implications and failed to be negotiated and documented accordingly. We will discuss the points contractual parties should take on board so as to be prepared in case of Brexit.

  • Brexit and data protection - would it make a difference?

    09 June 2016

    The UK’s data protection legislation is currently derived from the EU’s 1995 Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC).

  • Blurred lines: sampling, inspiration, pilferage and plagiarism

    08 June 2016

    We reported late last year on a dispute between rapper Rick Ross and dance-pop duo LMFAO over the use of a hook “everyday I’m hustlin’” / “everyday I’m shufflin’” (see here). Well, the arguments over what constitutes legitimate ‘borrowing’ from musical works continue.

  • Brexit and data protection - would it make a difference

    07 June 2016

    The UK’s data protection legislation is currently derived from the EU’s 1995 Data Protection Directive (95/46/EC). In May 2018, this will be replaced by the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be directly applicable across the EU (together with a new Data Protection Directive for the police and criminal justice sector).

  • Brexit Breakfast - what are the implications for businesses?

    07 June 2016

    On 23 June 2016, the UK will vote on whether to stay in the EU. A significant proportion of the law regulating UK business comes from Europe, while the free movement of persons facilitates UK employers recruiting workers from other member states. Given the EU’s considerable influence on British business and workplace regulation, what are the likely legal consequences of a vote in favour of Brexit?

  • Brexit - what's at stake for businesses and employees?

    18 May 2016

    Lewis Silkin is proud to host this debate exploring the implications of the forthcoming referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union.

  • RMT union calls for members to vote for Brexit

    08 April 2016

    James Davies and Bethan Carney have been quoted in an article by the Financial Times regarding the employment implications of Brexit.

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