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What do you need to know about the Brexit agreement of December 24, 2020, between the United Kingdom and the European Union? Explore the selected resources below to help you navigate the consequences of this agreement. Please note that when clicking on the titles below, you will be automatically redirected to third-party websites.

1. Check the latest updates on this topic on ACC Newsstand, powered by Lexology

2. General resources / overviews:

"Relieved? UK and EU agree post-Brexit deal", December 27, 2020, by Clifford Chance 

"The UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement: an overview", December 31, 2020, by Dentons

"Britain & The European Union: Brexit Resource Centre" (with a summary of the agreement's terms), by Morgan Lewis

3. Impact on Legal Services:

"Legal services in the EU-UK trade and cooperation agreement: an initial analysis", December 29, 2020, by Mickaël Laurans, The Law Society

"Brexit deal: the work has only just begun warns Law Society", December 24, 2020, by The Law Society

4. Data Protection:

"What does the Brexit Agreement say about data protection?", December 30, 2020, by Ruth Boardman, Bird&Bird

"The impact of Brexit on Personal Data Flows to the UK", December 29, 2020, by Clifford Chance

"EU-UK Trade Deal: What It Means for Post-Brexit Data Flows", December 28, 2020, by Hunton Andrews Kurth

5. Pharma and Medical Device Industry:

"What the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement means for pharma and medical device companies", December 31, 2020, by Alison Dennis, Taylor Wessing

6. Financial Services:

"Post-Brexit EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - Key considerations for financial services", December 28, 2020, by Dentons

"The Equivalence Decisions Framework of the EU and UK - Brexit and beyond", December 28, 2020, by Dentons

6. UK Sanctions Regime:

"UK sanctions after Brexit - key changes of which to be aware", December 30, 2020, by Clifford Chance


Additional Resources: Learn also about the United Kingdom's new points-based immigration system:

"UK Immigration Update - December 2020", by Clifford Chance

"Immigration after Brexit - The new points-based system", December 2020, by Norton Rose Fulbright

"The UK's New Post-Brexit Immigration System: New Immigration Rules for Skilled Workers", December 16, 2020, by Charles Russell Speechlys


Region: European Union, Europe, United Kingdom
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