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Brexit

Preparing for Brexit on 29 March 2019

It is likely that the full details of any potential deal with the EU will not become public until the final few days of negotiations before the 29th March 2019. As and when this happens the BCFA will provide guidance on how this will impact BCFA members.

No Deal

In the event that there is no agreement the Government has begun to publish technical notices to help business prepare in the event of a no-deal scenario. These notices range from product labelling and regulations through to importing and exporting.  Here is the link to the notices themselves, which are available on the Gov.UK website.

The Government has confirmed that it will continue to publish guidance on a no deal scenario and we will ensure that links this guidance will be available here.

We have also arranged the first of a series of BCFA Implications of Brexit Seminar on Wednesday 24th October   

Stephen L Sidkin, Partner, Head of Commerce and Technology, Fox Williams LLP, Solicitors who will talk about the legal implications of Brexit on business contracts and what members should be doing now to prepare. Stephen is a founder partner of Fox Williams specialising in commercial agreements, intellectual property licensing and franchise law. He also established and leads Fox Williams' agent law team specialising in agency and distribution law.

Eimear Daly, Chief Economist at Global Reach will provide insight and practical guidance for members on managing currency fluctuations and expectations. Global Reach is a market leading specialist in foreign exchange, authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is a BCFA member benefit partner.

Full details of the seminar and how to book your place can be found here