Brexit Library



Please click on the links below for more on our articles and insights in navigating your business through Brexit.

The Impact of Brexit on State Aid, Public Procurement, Merger Control and Competition Rules

Irish and other EU businesses continue to grapple with the many challenges resulting from Brexit. Indeed, the UK's break from the EU is likely to have significant implications for EU companies doing business in the UK including buying UK-based companies and/or competing for contracts from UK public bodies/utilities. Read more here...

Beyond Brexit – Update on Insurance Temporary Run-off Regime in Ireland

Update on Brexit-related developments as concerns Irish insurance business. Read more here...

The EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement – Impact on Trade, Imports & Exports

We summarise the main impacts of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement on Trade, Imports and Exports. Read more here...

Irish immigration Update: Brexit and the New Pre-Clearance Process

The INIS has published guidance on the pre-clearance and visa process to be followed by non-EU nationals following the end of the Brexit transition period. This pre-clearance applies to any non-EU national who wishes to accompany their UK family member to reside and work in Ireland. Read more here...

Beyond Brexit – EU-UK Agreement and Ireland's Insurance Temporary Run-off Regime

In tandem with the end of the Brexit transition period at 11.00pm on 31 December 2020, the Irish legislation implementing the temporary run-off regime for insurers and intermediaries took effect. Where a UK /Gibraltar firm does not yet have a contingency plan in place in relation to its Irish insurance business, it can avail of the regime, subject to certain requirements. Read more here...

Deal or No Deal – Brexit Considerations for Irish Companies

As the Brexit transition period draws to a close, we look at some of the key considerations for Irish companies. Read more here..

Video: Brexit and Immigration Series – EEA and Non-EEA Nationals

Video: Karen Hennessy and Richard Smith from William Fry and Vincent Chung from Dixcart Legal discuss how nationals from the European Economic Area (EEA) and non-EEA nationals will be impacted when EU law no longer applies to the UK after 31 December 2020. Read more here...

Video: Brexit and Immigration Series – UK and Irish Nationals and the Common Travel Area

Video: Karen Hennessy and Richard Smith from our Employments & Benefits team and Vincent Chung from Dixcart Legal discuss how UK and Irish nationals will be impacted when EU law no longer applies to the UK after 31 December 2020. Read more here...

ESMA To Retain Derivative Trading Rules Post Brexit Transition

ESMA has confirmed to market that it does not believe there is a risk to compliance with the MiFIR Derivatives Trading Obligations post 31 December 2020 and so does not intend to issue any risk mitigation measures. Read more here...

Central Bank Publishes Intermediary Times

The Central Bank of Ireland's 2020 bumper edition of the Intermediary Times addresses recent updates for the intermediary sector including new PCFs, Brexit, COVID-19 and AML/CFT. Read more here...

No-Deal 2.0 Checklist: A Q&A for Irish Investment Funds & Fund Management Companies

As the end of the UK/EU transition period draws near, fund promoters and management companies can use our Q&A checklist tool to do a health-check of existing arrangements if no agreement were in place by 31 December 2020. Read more here...

Brexit Impasse - European Commission Commences Infringement Proceedings Against the UK

This article considers the recent decision of the European Commission to commence infringement proceedings against the United Kingdom and examines possible outcomes. Read more here...

New Brexit Omnibus Bill Proposes a Run-off Period of up to 15 years for UK and Gibraltar Insurers or Insurance Intermediaries

The General Scheme of the Withdrawal of the UK from the European Union (Consequential Provisions) Bill 2020 proposes a run-off period of up to 15 years under Ireland's temporary run-off regime for UK and Gibraltar insurers or insurance intermediaries. The new proposals will be welcomed by the insurance industry and policyholders, as it is a significant extension to the previous proposed run-off period of 3 years. Read more here...

Brexit Update: European Commission issues Readiness Notice to (Re)Insurance Stakeholders

The European Commission has published an updated readiness notice to stakeholders regarding the implications of the withdrawal of the UK in the area of (re)insurance. Read more here...

Brexit Group

Our dedicated Brexit Group is already helping our clients to seize opportunities and to anticipate and address issues and risks arising from Brexit. Please contact any member of our team below  for advice.



Bryan Bourke

+353 1 639 5106
Shane Kelleher

Shane Kelleher

Financial Regulation
+353 1 639 5148
John Larkin

John Larkin 

Insurance & Reinsurance 
+353 1 639 5224
Dan Morrissey

Ted McGrath

Ted McGrath

+353 1 639 5262   
Shiela Tormey

Sheila Tormey

Competition & Regulation
+353 1 489 6512 
Leo Moore

Leo Moore

+353 1 639 5152
Stephen Keogh

Stephen Keogh

+44 207 571 0497

Catherine O'Flynn

Catherine O'Flynn  

Employment & Benefits
+353 1 639 5136



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Ivor Banim

Partner, Head of London Office
+44 20 7961 0897