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The ins and outs of Brexit – employment and tax aspects

CMS Legal


Brexit has already seen UK-based businesses move part or all of their operations to other EU jurisdictions, particularly those with key strategic financial and commercial centres. This webinar will outline the key tax and employment law considerations for companies seeking a new post-Brexit European head office. It will cover:

  • The deal – an outline of what is in place concerning Brexit at the time of the webinar
  • Incentives offered by EU member states to attract businesses
  • Salaries and income tax
  • Corporate tax
  • Social security and immigration

An accompanying guide on the employment and tax aspects of Brexit can be viewed here


Caroline Froger-Michon
Global Co-head of Employment and Pensions Group

Caroline Froger-Michon joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 2003 and became a partner in 2015. At the international level, she co-heads the board of the CMS employment practice area group. She formerly worked for the employment law department of Gide, Loyrette, Nouel and the UK law firm Alan Edwards & Co (London). She specialises in advising foreign companies on day-to-day employment law issues and major restructuring plans.

John Hammond 

John Hammond leads the CMS Germany Brexit team and is a recognised expert on the legal issues arising from the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union. He specialises in international M&A transactions and joint ventures, and advises major German and international companies on cross-border deals as well as dispute resolution. He has longstanding experience advising on international projects, in particular in the United Kingdom, Russia and central and eastern European countries.

Sylvie Le Tanneur 

Sylvie Le Tanneur joined CMS Francis Lefebvre Avocats in 1985. She regularly advises French and foreign groups operating in various sectors (industrial and financial). She has co-written two books: Stock options – free share allocations, Dossiers pratiques (Editions Francis Lefebvre, 2008) and New financial instruments, Dossiers comptables et financiers (Editions Francis Lefebvre, 1989).

Haiyan Cai
Head of Immigration

Haiyan Cai works to secure legal services in international mobility for top international managers and their families. With a comprehensive view of the problems that investors might encounter, she offers effective and time-saving solutions. With 15 years of field experience, she designs and implements the immigration policies and methods with the firm’s labour law, social security law and tax law specialists to ensure a one-stop service.


Caroline Froger-Michon
John Hammond
Sylvie Le Tanneur
Haiyan Cai


6 June 2019
14:00 - 14:55 UTC
55 min