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Brexit Law - the way ahead

 
 

 

 

Following the UK’s EU Referendum, Allen & Overy has consistently been approached by a number of media outlets to provide expert commentary about the legal implications of a leave vote. Below highlights some of the coverage that has been generated by our expert commentators.

Employment


Sarah Henchoz

     

FT.com – Employers at risk of legal action over Brexit harassment
Reuters – Brexit could give UK banks bonus flexibility
FT.com – Businesses fear legal clashes as a result of Brexit
CNN Money – Will Britain’s European workers get the boot?

Impact on intellectual property


David Stone

     

Financial Times - Lilo skirts and vinyl dresses reveal extent of Brexit risks

Potential regulatory impact of Brexit


Damian Carolan


Nigel Parker

   

The Economist The City resigns itself to limited access to the EU
Bloomberg - Brexit Britain wants to be a world leader in driverless vehicles

Impact on financial services and regulation


Damian Carolan


Etay Katz

   

​Economist.com – How the City of London hopes to navigate a hard Brexit
Bloomberg – U.K. Hedge Funds Look to European Watchdog to Ease Brexit Fears

FT.com – Passporting question looms large for banks in the UK

FT.com – Banks begin moving some operations out of Britain

FT.com – Will foreign banks leave the UK after Brexit?
Reuters – Banks braced for pain after Brexit bombshell
Reuters – No EU regulation bonfire for City of London after Brexit


Matthew Hartley


Matt Huggett


Melissa Samuel

 

Matthew Hartley quoted in Reuters - Exclusive: Banks dealing EU sovereign debt may be dragged out of London 
GlobalCapital – Brexit draws scrutiny on UK loan documentation 
Reuters – Banks inked loan commitment flexibility on Brexit uncertainty 

​Impact on financial documentation (credit derivatives and loans)


David Campbell

     

Bloomberg – Baffled Credit Traders Call Their Lawyers as Brexit Clouds Swaps 
Reuters – LPC: Banks inked loan commitment flexibility on Brexit uncertainty

Impact on M&A market


Richard Cranfield


Jeremy-Parr

   

Reuters - Britain shrugs off Brexit to enjoy boom in dealmaking
Bloomberg – The Good and Bad of Brexit for Lawyers
FT.com – Dealmakers warn of chaos in completing UK tie-ups
Bloomberg – Dealmakers get Brexit Blues in ‘Biggest Demerger’ in History

How Brexit will impact markets from around the world


Seth Jones


Matthew Townsend

   

Matthew Townsend quoted in Financier Worldwide - Impact of Brexit on international trade    
Seth Jones quoted in the Sunday Times - Well, Mrs May, are we open for business or not? 
FT.com – Brexit vote sparks US fears over transatlantic regulation 
China Daily – HK markets face volatility after Brexit  

American Banker – Brexit 'Extraordinarily Dangerous' for U.S. Banks 
 

Impact on the Unified Patent Court


David Por

     

World Intellectual Property Review – ‘Brexit’: EU lawyers discuss UPC options and harmonisation fears

Impact on the IPO market


James Roe

     

FT.com – IPO markets come back to life after Brexit

Impact on professional and business services in the UK


Wim Dejonghe


Richard Cranfield

   

Reuters - Accountancy and law firms tell May - We need a Brexit deal on services
Richard Cranfield quoted in The Times - Business leaders call for clarity from government on life after Brexit
Wim Dejonghe quoted in The Economist on the potential impact of Brexit on law firms - Brexit could deprive British law firms of business in two ways 
Bloomberg.com –  No turning back
Bloomberg.com – Britain heads into the unknown as May signs Brexit letter
Economist.com – Parliament must push for a bigger role in the Brexit negotiations    
Economist.com – A lob and a smash 
Global Law Intelligence Unit – A Brexit Act in 19¾ pages

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