The UK Government follows the withdrawal agreement with its implications on UK competition law

The UK exited the EU on 31st January 2020. By virtue of the transition period in the Withdrawal Agreement, EU law will continue to apply in and in relation to the UK only until the 31st December 2020. The EU Treaties, EU free movement rights and the general principles of EU law will then cease to apply in relation to the UK, and prior EU regulations will only continue to apply in domestic law (by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018) insofar as they are not modified or revoked by regulations under that 2018 Act. This article sets out the implications of Brexit on UK competition law as from the end of the transition period. An explanation of the finalised Withdrawal Agreement is available here. Introduction This article examines the impact of Brexit on competition law,

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Ariane Le Strat, Richard Eccles, The UK Government follows the withdrawal agreement with its implications on UK competition law, 19 October 2019, e-Competitions October 2019, Art. N° 93992

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