EU Referendum

Will M&A Activity Increase?

The uncertainty in the run up to the EU referendum vote has dragged levels of M&A activity down compared to last year and, although the outcome of the vote is now known, it’s fair to say the market will remain jittery in the short to medium term.

However, it’ll be interesting to see what happens as the year progresses. There is currently uncertainty about future trading opportunities for UK companies, but ambitious businesses will need to review their strategic options and this could drive a wave of transactions as businesses look to bolster their domestic and international sales channels.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will Britain Still Be Part Of The Transatlantic Trade And Investment Partnership?

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a trade agreement currently under negotiation between the EU and the United States... Read more

What Could Be The Commercial Market Impact To The UK Economy And Inward Investment?

It’s currently unclear what effect Brexit will have on the British economy. However, our lawyers can offer expert commercial advice... Read more

What Will Be The Impact On Trade Mark Law Now We Have Decided To Leave The EU?

UK businesses need to be aware that a number of changes could happen in relation to intellectual property (IP), as our current laws are largely driven by the EU... Read more

How Long Will Any Changes To The Law Take?

As Britain has decided to leave the EU, our laws in a number of areas will be changing. Despite this, there won’t be any immediate... Read more


I Have Existing EU Staff And Want To Recruit More – What Should I Do?

Now we’ve voted to leave the EU, the free movement of workers will certainly be affected. However, changes to legislation are likely to be gradual... Read more



What Will Brexit Mean For Data Protection Laws?

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