Cyberattacks make companies and governments WannaCry
15.05.2017 |Cyber Security, Aviation, Business & Finance, Commercial Disputes, Energy, Insurance & Reinsurance, International Trade & Commodities, Shipping, Yachts and Superyachts
Whilst the reaction from both mainstream and social media was one of shock at the extent of this weekend’s global cyber-attack, for those working within cyber-security it came as little surprise.
10.04.2017 |Business & Finance, Energy, Insurance & Reinsurance, International Trade & Commodities, Shipping
On 29 March 2017, the UK Government formally triggered Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon. A letter was hand-delivered to European Council President, Donald Tusk, setting out Theresa May’s intentions for the UK’s exit.
The EU27 set out their negotiating strategy for Brexit negotiations
07.04.2017 |Business & Finance, International Trade & Commodities
On 29 March 2017, the UK sent a formal notice of withdrawal from the European Union by triggering the process envisaged by Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty.
UK introduces new million pound penalties for breach of sanctions
14.02.2017 |International Trade & Commodities
On 31 January 2017, the UK introduced legislation imposing new monetary penalties for serious breaches of financial sanctions.
Brexit update: Supreme Court rules on its constitutional implications
24.01.2017 |EU law, competition and regulation, International Trade & Commodities
The Supreme Court ruled that the UK Government must obtain Parliament’s approval before sending the Article 50 Notice and triggering the process of negotiations for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
New legal challenge to Brexit
05.12.2016 |EU law, competition and regulation, International Trade & Commodities
“British Influence”, a lobby group campaigning for UK access to the European Union (EU) single market, has addressed a formal request to the British Government (“HMG”) to clarify its position on whether the UK’s withdrawal from the EU will, in HMG’s view, also involve withdrawal from the European Economic Area (EEA).