The United Kingdom (UK) officially left the European Union (EU) on 31 January 2020, but both parties have agreed on a transition period in which the UK will be considered part of the EU until 1 January 2021.
Negotiations on a free trade agreement are still in progress, but a hard Brexit cannot be ruled out. Whether or not a trade deal is concluded before end of the transition period, the Brexit could have significant consequences for you if your business partners are based in the UK, your company has a subsidiary or establishment in the UK and if you transport goods through or to the UK (supply chain) and vice versa.
To provide you with the best possible support during the Brexit, BUREN has set up a Brexit Desk.
The BUREN Brexit Desk team consists of lawyers, tax lawyers and advisers from various BUREN practice groups. Our team of experts closely monitors the developments regarding Brexit. They can inform and advise you about the latest developments and help you implement changes further to new laws and regulations.
Visit the Brexit Desk page for more information about our Brexit Desk and the latest updates.
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our contact persons if you have any questions or require our assistance regarding the Brexit. They will gladly help you.
The year in which the COVID-19 pandemic had the entire world in its grip also became the year in which a hard Brexit was prevented at the last minute.
While the negotiations between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) early December 2020 seemed to have stranded and a hard Brexit seemed to be inevitable, both the EU and the UK
The Dutch customs authorities published on 28 September 2020 a notification wherein the application