General Court green lights European Commission’s new approach to Article 22 referrals
The General Court’s Illumina/GRAIL judgment confirms that the EC has the power under Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation to accept referral requests from a Member State NCA to review transactions over which the NCA does not have jurisdiction under national law.
Service out of the jurisdiction post Brexit
The Civil Procedure Rules (CPR) are being amended with effect from 6 April, 2021 to remove the requirement to seek permission to serve a claim on a defendant out of the jurisdiction whenever there is an English choice of jurisdiction.
UK review of the retained Vertical Block Exemption Regulation: Will the UK and EU competition regimes diverge on supply and distribution arrangements?
The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is reviewing the version of the EU Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) retained in UK law following the end of the Brexit implementation period.
Episode 4 of the Regulation Tomorrow Podcast: Out now
The Regulation Tomorrow Podcast is back with Episode 4.
The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Resolving disputes between the EU and UK post-Brexit
On December 24, 2020, the UK and EU announced the conclusion of a Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) which would govern their future relationship from January 1, 2021, following the expiry of the 11-month transition period after the UK had formally left the EU.
The end of the Brexit implementation period: Implications for pensions
At 11pm on December 31, 2020 the Brexit implementation period ended and the last-minute trade deal agreed by UK and EU negotiators took effect through the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA).
The EU- UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement: Implications for employment and immigration
On December 31 the UK parliament implemented the European Union (Future Relationship) Act 2020.
The Brexit trade deal: What it really means for financial services
On Christmas eve, the UK Government and the European Commission (Commission) announced that they had reached agreement on a free trade agreement.