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Stibbe Brexit Team

Brexit may result in legal uncertainty, with varying consequences depending on the markets involved and the area of law. Stibbe's Brexit team is available to advise you on all legal, regulatory and tax implications of Brexit for your business. Our lawyers closely follow the developments of Brexit and are ideally placed to provide guidance. Please get in touch with either your usual Stibbe contact, or our dedicated Stibbe Brexit team, for advice.

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05.01.2021 EU law
Uitwisseling van persoonsgegevens met het Verenigd Koninkrijk

Short Reads - Uit de Brexit deal volgt dat gedurende de eerste 4 maanden van 2021 de doorgifte van persoonsgegevens naar het Verenigd Koninkrijk (“VK”) nog op dezelfde manier mag plaatsvinden als voorheen. Maar alleen als het VK in deze periode de regels voor de bescherming van persoonsgegevens niet verandert. Deze periode van 4 maanden kan worden verlengd tot 6 maanden.

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09.12.2019 BE law
Stibbe renforce sa pratique de droit européen et de la concurrence par la venue de Sophie Van Besien en qualité d’associée

Inside Stibbe - Bruxelles, le 9 décembre 2019 –  Stibbe a le plaisir d’accueillir Sophie Van Besien, avocate spécialisée en droit européen, droit de la concurrence et des marchés réglementés, en qualité de nouvelle associée au sein de son cabinet bruxellois. Son expertise permettra d’enrichir les prestations actuelles du cabinet au Benelux et de contribuer au développement de son activité en droit européen et en droit de la concurrence ainsi que des marchés réglementés. Sophie Van Besien rejoint Stibbe ce 9 décembre 2019.

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25.09.2019 NL law
No-deal Brexit and the internal market: what implications for trade of food products, animals and plants?

Short Reads - Following the June 2016 referendum on European Union ("EU") membership in the United Kingdom ("UK"), the UK notified the European Council of the UK's intention to withdraw from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. In November 2018, the EU and UK Government agreed on the conditions for the UK's withdrawal. However, to date the UK parliament has not approved this agreement. Therefore, the other 27 Member States and the UK agreed to postpone the withdrawal date until 31 October 2019.

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10.05.2021 NL law
Brexit and Private International Law (Part 1 of 2)

Short Reads - Since 1 January 2021, EU regulations simplifying cross-border litigation no longer apply in relation to the UK and – in most cases – to parties based in the UK. While some may have expected the way ahead to have cleared by now, the opposite is in fact true: at the time of writing this blog, the EU and UK (or the Netherlands and the UK) have not agreed on any framework that replaces the EU legislation no longer applicable to the UK.

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09.12.2019 BE law
Stibbe expands EU/competition practice with new partner Sophie Van Besien

Inside Stibbe - Brussels, 9 December 2019 – Stibbe welcomes EU law, competition, and regulated markets lawyer Sophie Van Besien as a new partner in its Brussels office. Her expertise will enhance Stibbe’s service offering in the Benelux and contribute to the further development of its EU/competition and regulated markets practice. Sophie joins Stibbe on 9 December 2019.

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05.04.2019 EU law
Brexit and chemical substances

Articles - The recent Brexit negotiations and votes by the British Parliament increase the risk of a hard Brexit, or at least a Brexit following which the UK would leave the EEA. In such case, chemical substances registered in the UK will no longer be legally registered under REACH, and import and export of hazardous chemicals will require prior approval. This blogpost elaborates on a few of the consequences for businesses.

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09.12.2019 BE law
Stibbe versterkt EU/competition praktijk met nieuwe vennote Sophie Van Besien

Inside Stibbe - Brussel, 9 december 2019 – Stibbe verwelkomt Sophie Van Besien, gespecialiseerd in Europees recht, mededingingsrecht en gereguleerde markten, als nieuwe vennote in het Brusselse kantoor. Sophie’s expertise zal Stibbe’s dienstverlening in de Benelux versterken en bijdragen aan de verdere ontwikkeling van zijn EU/competition en regulated markets praktijk. Sophie vervoegt Stibbe op 9 december 2019.

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21.03.2019 NL law
15 aspects of Brexit you did not know

Short Reads - A Brexit without a deal, or with a deal that does not cover all relevant aspects, is still a potential scenario. We have highlighted a number of unexpected legal consequences of Brexit in such a no deal or incomplete deal scenario.

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