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  • Brexit update for financial services firms - 8th to 20th December 2018

    21/12/2018
    In outline: Westminster politics continued to dominate the news in the run up to the holiday period. This update lists over 30 Brexit related publications relevant to financial services (FS). No deal preparations. The European Commission published a ‘contingency plan’ and related Q&A for a no-deal Brexit – see Documents ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 7 December 2018

    17/12/2018
    The week was again dominated by drama at Westminster with the start of the debate by MPs ahead of the ‘meaningful vote’ on the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) and Political Declaration (PD). (Of course, the Prime Minister has now announced the postponement of the vote in parliament to allow her to have further talks with the EU). There have been a variety of reports, explainers and commentaries published...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 30 November 2018

    04/12/2018
    The week in outline: The political turmoil at Westminster continued to dominate the headlines. The UK Government (HMG) and the EU published the text of the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) endorsed at the summit on 25th November with the full text of Article 132 provision on the extension of the transitional ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 23rd November 2018

    30/11/2018
    The week in outline: This week saw continuing political debate in the UK, while the EU and the UK Government (HMG) published a longer version of the draft Political Declaration of the Framework for the Future Relationship between the EU and the UK (PD) (see Document 1 below). HMG also ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 16th November 2018

    22/11/2018
    The week in outline: The week was dominated by the completion of the negotiations (as between the UK Government (HMG) and the European Commission teams) of the draft Withdrawal Agreement (WA) (see Document 1 below) and the subsequent political drama at Westminster. For financial services (FS) firms, there were no ...
  • Belgium to create new regulatory framework for MGAs

    21/11/2018
    The Belgian regulator has published a draft law amending the law of 4 April 2014 on insurances, which will create a new regulatory framework for managing general agents (“MGAs”) in Belgium (“Proposal”). A legal framework for MGAs already existed in the United Kingdom and the Netherlands but not in Belgium. ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 9th November 2018

    14/11/2018
    The week in outline: In the financial services (FS) sector, the flow of publications on ‘no deal’ preparations continues apace (see Documents 1 to 5 below and most of the additional publications in section 2). The EU is taking a very different approach to that of the UK. EU policy ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 26 October 2018

    01/11/2018
    The week in outline: This week saw the publication of another mass of financial services (FS) related material as part of the UK’s preparations in case the UK exits the EU without the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) and the proposed Transitional Period (TP) (‘no-deal’).(i.e. The no-deal regime, which would take effect ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms week - ending 19 October 2018

    25/10/2018
    The week in outline: The week was dominated by the EU summit in Brussels and the apparent stalemate in the Withdrawal Agreement (WA) negotiations. As anticipated in last week’s update, both sides have now acknowledged the idea of incorporating a mechanism in the WA, which would enable the 21-month transitional ...
  • Brexit update for financial services firms - week ending 12 October 2018

    16/10/2018
    The week in outline: The headlines were dominated again by speculation about the fate of the Withdrawal Agreement (WA). The draft WA does not have specific provisions for the financial services (FS) sector. The key provision for FS is the proposed transitional period (TP) during which the UK would remain ...