Direct Effect in UK Law

  • Are You an Insider? Data Privacy Challenges Posed by New Insider List Requirements
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The EU’s Market Abuse Regulation (“MAR”) came into effect on July 3, 2016 replacing the EU’s Market Abuse Directive. Unlike the Directive, the MAR has direct effect in each EU member state, includi...
    ...The EU’s Market Abuse Regulation (“MAR”) came into effect on July 3, 2016 replacing the EU’s Market Abuse Directive. Unlike the ......
  • FSA Approach to Implementation of Aspects of the EU Short Selling Regulation
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    On August 15, the FSA published a short selling edition of its Market Watch newsletter. Although the EU Short Selling Regulation (the ‘Regulation’) will have direct effect in t...
    ...... the EU Short Selling Regulation (the ‘Regulation’) will have direct effect in the UK from November 1, certain aspects of it afford discretion ......
  • EU Insolvency Regulation is recast at last
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Regulation (EU) 2015/848 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings comes into effect on 26 June 2017 for insolvency proceedings that are opened on or af...
    ...... of the Council of 20 May 2015 on insolvency proceedings comes into effect on 26 June 2017 for insolvency proceedings that are opened on or after ... the EC Regulation (1346/2000) on insolvency proceedings and has direct effect in the UK until such time as the UK leaves the EU. The amendments ......
  • European Commission publishes Insurance Product Information Document (IPID) implementing regulation in the Official Journal
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The European Commission implementing regulation ((EU) 2017/1469) on the format and content of the Insurance Product Information Document (IPID) was published in the Official Journal of the European...
    ......The IPID is a requirement under the Insurance Distribution Directive ((EU) 2016/97) (IDD). As a regulation, (EU) 2017/1469 will have direct ......
  • EU General Data Protection Regulation: A Summary for Non-EU Businesses
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (679/2016/EU), the GDPR, comes into force across the EU on 25 May 2018. As it is being made by regulation the GDPR, unlike the existing Data Protection D...
    ...... made by regulation the GDPR, unlike the existing Data Protection Directive (implemented into the UK by the Data Protection Act 1998), will have t effect throughout the EU. National governments will have some limited scope to ......
  • Beyond Brexit transition - changes for listed companies
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    The Brexit transition period ended at 11:00 pm on 31 December 2020 and at the end of this transition period, the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 converted existing EU legislation which had dir...
    ...... 2018 (the "EUW Act") converted existing EU legislation which had direct effect in the UK into UK law and preserved existing UK laws which ......
  • COVID-19 and real estate arrangements
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    As the world faces up to the challenges posed by the spread of COVID-19, clients have started asking what effect it could have on real estate.  The virus has the potential to disrupt the...
    ...... posed by the spread of COVID-19, clients have started asking what effect it could have on real estate. . The virus has the potential to disrupt e market. For example, there is a clear and direct effect on the travel sector as countries try to contain any outbreaks. The ......
  • “Bripxit” – IP impacts of UK’s referendum results
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Just over a week ago, the population of the UK voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. This was something of a shock, particularly for those of us in the legal profession who get to app...
    ......effects that EU harmonisation of law can bring for our clients. ...intervening period, particularly where directives would need to be transposed into UK law.  Will the UK. ......
  • UK is left out of EU cooperation on Foreign Direct Investment, and will soon be “foreign”
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The EU Regulation on Foreign Direct Investment (2019/452) (the “EU FDI Regulation”) will enter into force fully on October 11, 2020. Most notably, on this date, a cooperation and information sharin...
    ...... Member States and the European Commission in respect of foreign direct investment (“FDI”) that has an ‘EU-dimension’ will come into effect. As October 11 approaches, there is renewed attention on how the EU cooperation and information sharing mechanism will operate in practice and impact ......
  • Competition Law Threat to Active Fund Managers
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    SCM Direct ("SCM"), an investment manager based in the UK, has recently called for the Competition and Markets Authority ("CMA") and Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA"...
    .... SCM Direct ("SCM"), an investment manager based in the UK, has recently called for ... by the CMA or FCA which could have a significant and negative effect on the industry. Scrutiny of Active Funds Sector. The asset management ......
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