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Brexit Update: Money Pledged for Northern Ireland

Brexit Update: Money Pledged for Northern Ireland

14 August 2020

Whilst much of 2020 has been overtaken by the coronavirus pandemic, looming in the background is the ongoing matter of Brexit. In the last week there have been various announcements...

Author: Richard Gray
Practice Area: Corporate - M&A
Sector: Brexit

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More questions than answers: latest developments in the Brexit negotiations

More questions than answers: latest developments in the Brexit negotiations

25 June 2020

On 15 June a high level video conference took place between EU and UK leaders in an effort to add new impetus to a talks process which had become worryingly...

Author: Richard Gray
Practice Area: Corporate - M&A, EU and Competition
Sector: Brexit

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What you need to know before buying property in Ireland

What you need to know before buying property in Ireland

27 February 2019

With less than two months to go before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, many Northern Ireland residents and businesses are considering setting up a base in Ireland...

Author: Oliver Tighe
Practice Area: Real Estate
Sector: Brexit

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No Deal Brexit – Concern expressed whether trading on WTO rules will be possible…

No Deal Brexit – Concern expressed whether trading on WTO rules will be possible…

25 January 2019

With time marching on and the prospect of a No Deal Brexit looking increasingly possible, the House of Lords appears to have hindered the UK’s ability to move towards trading...

Author: Niamh Magee
Sector: Brexit

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Brexit: The “Meaningful Vote”

Brexit: The “Meaningful Vote”

15 January 2019

By this evening the House of Commons will have closed its debate on the EU Withdrawal Agreement in its current form. This will conclude with an all-important “meaningful vote” on...

Practice Area: Governance, Risk and Compliance
Sector: Brexit

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Companies should be analysing risk in their contracts while uncertainty remains over UK exit deal, says Carson McDowell

Companies should be analysing risk in their contracts while uncertainty remains over UK exit deal, says Carson McDowell

29 November 2018

Businesses should expect to see an increase in Brexit related clauses being inserted into new commercial contracts in coming months and should be actively assessing potential Brexit risks in their...

Practice Area: Commercial Law
Sector: Brexit

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Almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland Businesses unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring

Almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland Businesses unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring

08 May 2018

With less than a year to go until the UK formally leaves the EU, almost 70 per cent of Northern Ireland businesses are unsure what opportunities Brexit will bring, according...

Author: Michael Johnston
Sector: Brexit

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Passport Procurement - What Next?

Passport Procurement - What Next?

16 April 2018

A complaint regarding the Home Office’s decision to award a £490 million contract for UK passport production to Netherlands based company Gemalto, has raised some interesting questions about the potential...

Author: Kerry Teahan
Practice Area: EU and Competition, Procurement Law
Sector: Brexit

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NI uniquely positioned in UK to attract foreign investment post-Brexit

NI uniquely positioned in UK to attract foreign investment post-Brexit

10 November 2016

Northern Ireland remains in the strongest position of any part of the UK – outside London – to secure Foreign Direct Investment following the referendum to leave the EU, according...

Practice Area: Corporate - M&A
Sector: Brexit

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Brexit – Implications for those with EU Trade Marks

Brexit – Implications for those with EU Trade Marks

11 October 2016

One of the many potential consequences of Brexit is the impact it could have on trade mark protection in the UK. ...

Author: Dawn McKnight
Practice Area: Commercial Law, EU and Competition, Intellectual Property
Sector: Brexit, Food and Agriculture

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