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Intellectual Property and the TCA

Michael Hawkins, member of Law Society of England and Wales’ IP Committee, discusses the provisions on intellectual property in the EU-UK TCA.

Parliamentary scrutiny of the EU-UK agreement: committee discussions heading towards ratification

On 24 December 2020, the UK and EU reached an agreement on the Trade and Co-Operation Agreement (TCA) setting out their future relationship. This has now been provisionally applied by both parties from 1 January 2021. The provisional application is scheduled to remain in effect until 28 February 2021 or ...

Recognition and enforcement of UK judgments in civil and commercial matters in the EU - après 1 January, le deluge?

On 1 January 2021 both Brussels Ia Regulation and Lugano Convention have ceased to be applicable in the UK. While the Brussels Ia Regulation is lost to the UK, there is still the possibility of acceding the Lugano Convention. The UK has deposited its request of accession on 8 April ...

Recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters in the UK jurisdictions

This article aims to provide information on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters in the UK jurisdictions. One of the consequences of Brexit is that the Brussels I Regulation and the Lugano Convention are no longer available to assist with the near-automatic recognition and enforcement ...

A gift-box with disappointing contents by Jonathan Goldsmith

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) – the Brexit free trade agreement, finalised just before Christmas 2020 – gives a shiny gift-box to lawyers. But, on opening it, we find that the size and wrapping have deceived us as to what is inside.

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