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  • How Will Brexit Affect the GDPR’s Governance Over the UK's Auto Industry?

    Since the referendum to leave the EU rocked the UK in 2016, commentators, privacy personnel, and corporate officers alike have been speculating as to how Brexit will affect Britain’s subjugation to the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and other EU privacy laws. The impact of Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will be largely dependent on what exit deal, if any, ultimately passes...

  • Fund Manager Briefing: Briefing and Capital Raising in Europe

    March 29th is Brexit Day unless extended. While extension is what the UK Parliament has voted for, the EU approval process and the length of the extension (If any) remains to be seen. Faced with this uncertainty as to when Brexit Day will take place, it is worth reviewing what the effect will be on US based private fund managers.

  • The Phasing Out of LIBOR: Initial Reaction and Preparation

    1. Background: Elimination of LIBOR by 2021 - As has been widely publicized, on July 27, 2017, the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority announced that LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) the longtime global interest rate benchmark, will be phased out by 2021. LIBOR has been a reference rate used for the past 50 years to determine short-term interest rates, including base-rate...

  • Governments Pursue Legislation to Bolster Electric Vehicle Usage

    Around the world, governments are considering how to spur electric vehicle adoption and usage. One area of focus is infrastructure development. In the United Kingdom, the Queen’s Speech included the announcement of an Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill. The Queen’s Speech, which marks the State Opening of Parliament, identifies the laws that the government hopes to get approved over the course...

  • Brexit: UK/EU Jump into the Unknown - What’s Ahead?

    This is the fifth in an ongoing series of blog posts by Foley & Lardner LLP on the implications of the June 23, 2016 voter referendum in the United Kingdom (“UK”) to exit the European Union (“EU”) (“Brexit”).

  • Brexit: What’s Ahead? Let the Games Begin

    This is the fourth in an ongoing series of Dashboard Insights blog posts on the implications of the June 23, 2016 voter referendum in the United Kingdom (“UK”) to exit the European Union (“EU”) (“Brexit”). Prior articles reviewed: 1) developments leading up to the Brexit vote, likely competition law as well as procedural implications; 2) risks/uncertainties for standardization and innovation; and

  • Brexit: Hard Landing/Soft Landing or Down the Rabbit Hole: What’s Ahead?

    This is the third in an ongoing series of blog posts by Foley & Lardner LLP on the implications of the June 23, 2016 referendum decision in the United Kingdom (“UK”) to exit the European Union (“EU”) (“Brexit”)... ..This article reports on the current status of Brexit, on preliminary positions taken by the UK and the EU as well as on the shape Brexit may take when the...

  • The Brexit and Patent Law: What You Need to Know

    Now that some time has passed since the Brexit vote, some of the ways in which the vote is likely to impact British patent law are becoming clearer. Here is a quick summary of some of the primary concerns.

  • Brexit – Standards and Innovation: What’s Ahead?

    This article is the second in an ongoing series of blog posts by Foley & Lardner LLP on the implications of the June 23, 2016 referendum decision in the United Kingdom (“UK”) to exit the European Union (“EU”). The first blog post reviewed briefly developments leading to the Brexit vote, the negotiating process that is now unfolding, possible alternative/outcomes and the likely implications as

  • Potential Issues for Employers After Brexit (With No Clear Answers Yet)

    The voters in Great Britain caught the world off guard by voting to leave the European Union (EU) after over 40 years of membership. However, after the vote, the questions immediately started. Leaving the EU is governed by a treaty and terms of the “Brexit” will be negotiated between Great Britain and the EU in the next two years. Some of these terms are likely to have significant impacts on the...

  • Impact of Brexit for Intellectual Property Rights

    A British vote to leave the European Union (EU)—the Brexit referendum issue scheduled for a vote June 23, 2016 — would have a significant effect on intellectual property right-holders, such as manufacturers doing business in Europe, as IP rights are governed by numerous EU regulations. Bearing in mind the intricate economic relationship between the UK and the EU, the British government would...

  • Women Drivers Take the Lead in the U.S. — Inching Ahead in Canada and U.K. Too

    As women influence an estimated 80% — or more — of auto purchases, the auto industry has long targeted female buyers. Now, the industry is facing a majority of women drivers, not just buyers. According to Frost & Sullivan and the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, women now make up the majority of driver’s license holders in the United States.

  • United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office Cookie Guidance

    The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office recently published new guidance for complying with the EU’s cookie law. Much of the guidance addresses obtaining consent to use of cookies, particularly implied consent.

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