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    Is a No-Deal Brexit Inevitable?

    There is a great deal of commentary that a No-Deal Brexit (NDB) on 31 October 2019 is inevitable. While one cannot rule out the possibility, it is far from inevitable and definitely...

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    Brexit and Ireland – Impact on UK service providers of leaving without a deal

    If the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019 without a deal, the UK will become a ‘third country’ to the EU. Trade with the EU would be based on the...

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    Top Employer-related Brexit Queries

    Ireland has a unique position in the midst of the Brexit debate. Logistically for employers, Brexit has the potential to cause huge issues, particularly where employees' roles require frequent travel...

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    Expert Focus: Brexit, UK-REACH and the impact of regulating the use and supply of chemicals in Ireland

    31 October is the new date fixed in UK and EU law for the UK's departure from the bloc. At this stage, the terms remain unsettled. The Withdrawal Agreement, agreed in...

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    Brexit Update – The Current Status of the Common Travel Area

    When it comes to what the post-Brexit landscape will look like for employers with British employees on Irish soil (and vice versa), the question of immigration status remains high on...

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    Hard Brexit could cost Irish households up to €1,360 each annually

    Brexit will increase costs for businesses and, ultimately, prices for consumers. The question is by how much. “Prices will go up for three reasons: import customs duties, the cost of...

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    Brexit raises question of who can voters trust

    Business leaders have emerged as clear voices in contrast to the bickering in Westminster Demonstrators supporting a British departure from the European Union, in London in June, 2016. Photograph: Adam Ferguson...

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    EU State Aid, Tax & Brexit

    On 2 April 2019, the European Commission adopted an interesting decision in regard to the UK's "Controlled Foreign Company" ("CFC") rules. The Commission decided that the rules were partly compatible and partially...

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    Asset Management & Investment Funds: EU & International Developments: March 2019

    ESMA's preparations for a no-deal Brexit, PRIIPs KIDs, Reform of European System of Financial Supervision, SFTR , IOSCO, AML/ CTF/ Corruption

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    Asset Management & Investment Funds Q&A: March 2019

    The investment funds industry is busy assessing the business and compliance challenges of the United Kingdom (UK) withdrawing from the EU (Brexit). These issues include concerns around marketing permissions, delegation,...

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    Brexit: Words Matter

    Lawyers are often criticised for fretting over words. They are also often condemned for using too many words. The current debate in the House of Commons over Brexit clearly demonstrates...

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    Brexit: The European Council Summit casts doubt on when the UK would finally leave the EU

    The date of the UK's departure from the EU is now less clear after this week's European Council meeting which took place on 21 March 2019

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