FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins presented at a meeting of the legal committee of the European Federation of Energy Traders (“EFET”) in Venice. Dr Perkins provided an overview of the immediate effects of the U.K.’s decisive vote to withdraw from the E.U. and outlined the FMLC's strategy to identify and analyse the subsequent issues of legal complexity.
FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins presented at an event organised by the Université Pantheon Sorbonne on the topic of the U.K.'s impending withdrawal from the E.U. The presentation contains an overview of various models for the future U.K.-E.U. relationship and examines the impact of the withdrawal on the U.K. financial services industry. It focuses on the challenges faced by the U.K. in gaining access to the Single Market in financial services under E.U. law—including key legal uncertainties related to the negotiation of any transitional arrangements—and provides an analysis of some of the legal issues raised by the Prime Minister's proposal of a Great Repeal Bill.
The speaking notes accompanying this presentation can be found below.
The result of the June referendum simply established the United Kingdom's desire to leave the European Union. The nature of its future relationship with the E.U. remains open to negotiation. In a recent presentation, FMLC CEO Joanna Perkins explored the alternative models to the U.K.'s membership of the E.U.