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Brexit stage right - what is the legal position now the UK has voted to leave the EU?

Following the UK’s vote to leave the EU, this briefing examines the process for withdrawal, the options for the UK as it negotiates a new relationship with the EU, and the pace and degree of change to the UK's legal landscape as it prepares for full Brexit.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

The nation has voted for Brexit – what you need to know

The biggest problem for UK business today is that no one knows exactly what will happen next. Together with that, every organisation will want to plan for the eventual exit from the EU. This briefing outlines the key areas to consider.

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

The UK has voted to leave the EU: what now?

The British public have voted that the UK should leave the EU. This Latham & Watkins briefing looks at the withdrawal process, the potential consequences for business, key milestones and other legal considerations to be aware of.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Cross-border: Commercial and International Trade

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Brexit's impact on contracts: which terms are most at risk?

This DLA Piper briefing looks at how the UK's vote to leave the European Union in this week's referendum could affect contract terms.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 24 June 2016 | Practice Area: Contract Law

Cayman Islands guide to ship finance 2016

This Cayman Islands guide to ship finance provides an overview of the key shipping-related issues, legal system and laws in Cayman, covering subjects including due diligence, repayment, registration, mortgages and tax considerations.

Law Firm: Harneys | Published: 23 June 2016 | Practice Area: Sales and Asset Finance

New Charities Act comes into force: what will change?

The Charities (Protection and Social Investment) Act 2016 is set to be brought into force in several tranches over the next year. The provisions are wider-ranging than the name of the Act suggests – this briefing sets out the key changes and the dates on which they will come in to force.

Law Firm: Bond Dickinson | Published: 23 June 2016 | Practice Area: Charities

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Blockchain and distributed ledger technology – the future of financial services?

This briefing looks at the use of blockchain and distributed ledger technology in financial securities markets - what is it, how could it affect your business, and what are the risks and benefits?

Law Firm: Nabarro | Published: 14 June 2016 | Practice Area: Securitisation

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Brexit stage right: what are the legal implications of a vote to leave?

With only two weeks to the UK referendum on EU membership, this briefing examines the process for withdrawing from the EU, the options in the event of a vote to leave, and the pace and degree of change to the UK's legal landscape following a Brexit.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 09 June 2016 | Practice Area: Central Government

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What cooperation is, and what it is not - the SFO spells it out

In a recent speech, the SFO’s Matthew Wagstaff spoke about what is regarded as proper cooperation with regards to corporate wrongdoing. This briefing considers what we can take from the speech, and highlights some of the tricky issues that remain concerning the acceptance of wrongdoing.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 09 June 2016 | Practice Area: Financial Crime and Fraud

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Who can stop the blockchain train? Assessing the technology shaking up the global finance industry

The benefits and risks of the Bitcoin crypto-currency have received much media attention, and it seems that big business has woken up to the potential of blockchain - the technology underpinning Bitcoin - to revolutionise global commerce. This article discusses some of the potential benefits.

Law Firm: Shoosmiths | Published: 09 June 2016 | Practice Area: E-Commerce

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