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Brexit: what next for boards?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • August 3 2016

The UK’s vote to leave the EU has caused a shock to the currency markets, ushered in a period of unprecedented political change and prompted myriad


UK: new market abuse and inside information regime
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 24 2016

The EU Market Abuse Regulation (MAR), which replaces the Market Abuse Directive, comes into force on 3 July 2016 and is directly applicable in EU


Revised Payment Services Directive
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 22 2016

The Revised Payment Services Directive (the Directive) came into effect on 12 January 2016. The revised Directive updates the current EU framework on


Court of Appeal finds express terms of agreement varied by collateral contract
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

The Court of Appeal has found there was a collateral contract between a car dealership and a customer, under which the dealership committed to supply


Market Abuse Update January 2016
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 13 2016

In September, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) published the final draft of its technical standards for the Market Abuse


The EU Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) Platform - an update on timing
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union
  • January 6 2016

It has been confirmed that online businesses will have an extended timeframe in which to comply with new obligations to signpost customers to the


IT & Outsourcing e-bulletin - December 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 8 2015

In a recent Supreme Court decision, the rule on penalties in English law has in effect been re-written. The court found that the underlying rationale


New ADR consumer information obligations apply from today
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • October 1 2015

From today, almost all UK businesses selling goods or services to consumers in the EU need to comply with new requirements to provide consumers with


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - contracts
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Given that an exit from the EU would not entail any change in the currency of the UK; there should be fewer issues about existing contracts than would


UK exit from the EU: sector by sector - corporate
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 23 2015

Whilst the Companies Act 2006 and the raft of secondary legislation made under it have been heavily influenced by various European Directives (notably