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Gowling WLG | European Union, United Kingdom | 4 Jun 2021

Taking back control – all you need to know but never dared to ask about the UK sanctions regime

By contrast to a good part of UK law post-Brexit, the United Kingdom's autonomous sanctions regime is not a simple 'copy and paste' of existing EU law. The United Kingdom is keen to demonstrate that it is a robust player on the global stage, which includes lively sanctions activity and enforcement. As such, UK domestic legislation has introduced harsher penalties and in places goes further......
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Pinsent Masons | European Union, United Kingdom | 10 May 2021

Court of Appeal sheds further light on copyright law in relation to hyperlinking

A recent Court of Appeal judgment addressed the targeting of a web-based radio service and copyright infringement by an act of communication to the public under Section 20 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988. The Court of Appeal decided not to depart from EU case law, stressing the need for consistency of interpretation between the act and the EU and wider international copyright......
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Maes Law | European Union, Netherlands, United Kingdom | 17 Mar 2021

Impact of Brexit on UK nationals relocating to the Netherlands

Although the United Kingdom and the European Union have found agreement in facilitating the trade of goods, nothing is provisioned for cross-border professionals on both sides of the Channel. UK nationals who relocate now will be treated in the Netherlands as third-country nationals. This article highlights everything that UK nationals relocating to the Netherlands need to know.
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom | 17 Feb 2021

Ireland's Immigrant Investor Programme – the allure of inward investment in return for residency

The Immigrant Investor Programme offers non-EEA nationals a route to residency in Ireland by offering four investment options to investors who satisfy certain criteria – namely, that they are of good character and have a minimum net worth of €2 million. This article discusses how the programme works, its benefits and how high-net-worth individuals can use it as a means of obtaining residency......
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, United Kingdom | 17 Feb 2021

Posting employees from the United Kingdom to the European Union – social security arrangements

In a welcome move, the European Union has notified the United Kingdom that all EU countries will apply the 'detached worker' exception to UK employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the European Union. Similarly, the United Kingdom will apply the detached worker exception for EU employees who are temporarily seconded to work in the United Kingdom. This article reviews the latest......
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NautaDutilh | European Union, Luxembourg, United Kingdom | 2 Feb 2021

Amendment to Insurance Contract Act in relation to Brexit

The Act of 19 December 2020 implementing the Budget Act 2021 introduced into the Insurance Contract Act a new provision to secure the outcome of insurance policies underwritten by UK insurers post-Brexit. Among other things, the legislature has relieved any doubt as to the validity of insurance contracts in the event that an EEA or third-country insurance undertaking loses its approval to......
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, United Kingdom | 13 Jan 2021

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for immigration law?

With the end of the Brexit implementation period comes the end of the free movement of persons. This is the case irrespective of the fact that the United Kingdom has secured a trade deal with the European Union. Employers and individuals must digest what the new immigration rules look like, both for EEA and Swiss nationals (aside from Irish nationals) wishing to come to the United Kingdom and......
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, United Kingdom | 13 Jan 2021

What's happening in employment law in 2021?

Although the COVID-19 pandemic still dominates the agenda, the employment law landscape continues to evolve. This article reviews the significant developments in 2020 (eg, the establishment of the furlough scheme and various other emergency measures) and looks ahead to what is on the horizon for employment law in 2021 (eg, the IR35 reform, the possible introduction of the new Employment Bill......
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, Ireland, United Kingdom | 6 Jan 2021

How Brexit affects UK immigration to Ireland

As of 1 January 2021, British nationals visiting or working in the European Economic Area will be restricted. With Schengen rules being introduced for visitors and work visas being required elsewhere in the European Economic Area, this article considers what the end of free movement looks like for British nationals looking to visit or work in Ireland and some further updates to Ireland's......
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Lewis Silkin | European Union, United Kingdom | 6 Jan 2021

What does the Brexit trade deal mean for employment law?

The United Kingdom and the European Union have published their Trade and Cooperation Agreement. As predicted, in return for a tariff and quota-free trade deal, the United Kingdom has agreed that it will not reduce employment law rights below the standards that existed on 31 December 2020 – but only if this affects trade or investment. This article assesses the implications that the deal might......
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