Jan 06, 2021: The UK and the EU concluded the Trade and Cooperation Agreement on 24 December 2020. The Agreement provides a framework under which trade will take place following expiry of the transition period on 31 December 2020. “Personal data” is mentioned a...

 

Jan 05, 2021: The key UK financial services sector faces an anxious wait to learn on what basis it can keep dealing with Europe. This is after being largely omitted from the trade deal along with services in general, which account for 80% of Britain’s economy. ...

 

Jan 04, 2021: The Brexit agreement agreed by both sides in an “up to the wire” agreement on Christmas Eve 2020 ensures that most goods traded between the EU and UK won’t face new tariffs or quotas. Subject to further in-depth scrutiny, the principal points of t...

 

Nov 10, 2017: While business leaders in the UK and Europe have stressed the importance of a smooth Brexit transition to protect the economies of both sides, there are signs that negotiators are struggling to find common ground on key issues. As the Brexit deadl...

 

Jun 28, 2017: With the UK’s Brexit negotiations underway, this Q&A guide to the issues looks at what the results of discussions will mean for asset finance. ...

 

May 23, 2017: Some of Europe’s leading associations representing the finance and automotive industry have called on EU institutions to guarantee access to vehicle data as demand for connected cars grows. ...

 

Mar 07, 2017: Truck dealers and manufacturers are being urged to review funding services for small businesses to ensure they are compliant with finance industry rules. Laws governing the asset finance sector compel every company offering finance options to ...

 

Nov 23, 2016: The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his first fiscal statement on 23 November, ahead of what is now planned to be the last annual spring Budget next March. ...

 

Oct 24, 2016: The clock is now ticking on implementation of an EU Directive of profound importance to Europe’s financial institutions, their corporate customers and consumers. European banks and payment providers will need to adapt their systems and processes t...

 

Aug 10, 2016: The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered the UK’s largest SME lenders* to produce new SME loan pricing and eligibility tools. ...