At 11.00pm on 31 January 2020, the UK formally left the European Union, immediately entering an 11-month transition period under a withdrawal agreement designed to smooth the path of Brexit. The agreement provides for EU rules to continue to apply for the UK.

    • Food & Drink Have your pie and eat it, too... the Brexit effect This week (1-7 March 2021) marks British Pie Week, and there is no denying that the Great British Pie has an iconic culinary status. Here, we consider the implications of the UK's exit from the EU on the food and drink industry.
    • Brexit State aid/subsidy support post-Brexit Our team outlines the key changes relating to the position on UK public sector subsidy and support post-Brexit.
    • Brexit Public procurement law post-Brexit The legal regime for public procurement law in the UK has changed, albeit with few immediate changes of substance.
    • Brexit Competition law post-Brexit The legal regime governing competition law in the UK has changed, albeit the substance to all intents and purposes remains the same.
    • GDPR EU/EEA-UK personal data flows after 1 January 2021 The UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement announced on 24 December 2020 extends the free flow of personal data between the EU/EEA and the UK for up to six months.

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