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    No deal Brexit & the law: VAT for businessesIf you operate a business which is selling goods or services from the UK to Europe or from Europe to the UK, it is important that you familiarise yourself with the changes in the rules and procedures...30 08 2019
     
    No deal Brexit & the law: Importing animals & animal products & your contractsAccording to UK Government statistics relating to the first 6 months of 2018, the biggest single meat imports from European countries were Ireland (beef - £425,701,163, being 67% of all beef imp...23 08 2019
     
    No deal Brexit: UK trade agreements with non-EU countriesThe UK is currently scheduled to leave the EU at 11:00pm GMT (midnight CET) on 31st October 2019. There appears to have been very little progress since the original Brexit date of 29th March 2019, wit...21 08 2019
     
    Preparing your business for sale – Are you ready for Buyer due diligence?Overview In previous articles we explored common reasons why business owners choose to sell their businesses, the importance of identifying your overall personal, financial and business objectives an...26 04 2019
     
    Do you trade with EU countries from the UK? Have you obtained a UK EORI number? It’s not too late!At the moment, whilst the UK remains in the EU, it is not necessary for UK businesses, which only trade across borders in the Single Market, to obtain an Economic Operator Registration and Identificat...21 03 2019
     
    No Deal Brexit Temporary UK TariffsThis morning (13th March 2019), the UK Government published its Guidance on the temporary rates of customs duties (that is, tariffs) on imports into the UK that it will use for a period of up to 12 mo...13 03 2019
     
    Brexit Withdrawal Agreement 2.0 - No Upgrade!On 11th March 2019, the UK Government laid before Parliament, under Section 13(1)(a) of the EU (Withdrawal Act) 2018: (i) a statement that political agreement has been reached; (ii) a copy of the nego...12 03 2019
     
    Appointing a distributor – Key preliminary steps prior to entering into a distribution agreementOverview In a previous article entitled “Entering new markets – Key legal & commercial issues” we explored the primary business methods used by companies to enter new markets. I...06 02 2019
     
    No deal Brexit & commercial contract disputesWith the UK scheduled to leave the EU on 29th March 2019, the draft Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the EU and UK government rejected comprehensively by the UK parliament and no sign of the EU...23 01 2019
     
    Preparing your business for sale – Fine-tuning your business to maximise price and minimise riskOverview In previous articles we explored common reasons why business owners choose to sell their businesses and the importance of identifying your overall personal, financial and business objectives...08 01 2019
     
    Will Brexit enable you to terminate your commercial contracts?Whether you own a UK or non-UK business, whether you are an exporter or importer and whether the UK is the focus of the sale of the relevant goods or services or part of a broader sales territory, you...10 12 2018
     
    Brexit - Please hurry, why don’t you come back?Was Advocate General Manuel Campos Sánchez-Bordona singing an old Paul Young song yesterday (“Come Back and Stay” – the lyrics are certainly fitting for European remainers) wh...05 12 2018
     
    Brexit and your commercial contractsLike it or not, Brexit is a thundering reality and businesses trading into or out of the UK need to try to assess its likely impact and, where necessary, alter their strategies, business methods and p...02 12 2018
     
    Entering new markets – Key legal & commercial issuesOverview There are numerous reasons why businesses seek to enter new markets, whether those markets are within their own country or overseas. In general, companies usually go international because th...27 11 2018
     
    Preparing your business for sale – Business Sale objectives and goalsOverview In a previous article entitled “Preparing your business for sale – When should you sell your business?” we explored common reasons why business owners choose to sell their...15 11 2018
     
    Increasing number of UK Companies notwithstanding BrexitNotwithstanding Brexit, the total number of companies in the UK is increasing. The Headlines According to the recently published UK Companies House statistics: 1. During the third quarter of 2018 f...05 11 2018
     
    Preparing your business for sale – When should you sell your business?Overview Just as there are many different reasons why people start to run or continue to run a business, there are many different reasons why people cease to run their business. What is inevitable is...29 10 2018
     
    How to start a business in the UKChoosing the correct business structure for your business is important for a variety of strategic, financial, management, administrative and operational reasons. In this article, we summarise the prim...21 09 2018
     
    Establishing a joint venture in the UKCompanies and individuals often seek to expand or develop new products or services nationally or internationally through a joint venture with one or more other parties, enabling all parties to use the...29 06 2018
     
    GDPR, key changes & data subject rightsThe General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) came into force on 24 May 2016, and became directly applicable and enforceable in all EU Member States on 25th May 2018. With effect from th...29 06 2018
     
    Buying UK Companies - An OverviewThe acquisition of any private company or business can be divided into 5 distinct phases – transaction planning and preliminary issues, due diligence and investigation, the preparation and negot...29 06 2018
     

     

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