(London) - Akin Gump is proud to have supported the ‘The BREXIT Divide’ debate which took place at BPP University Law School in London on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. Four of the leading Brexit voices in the UK came together to discuss where Brexit will lead the UK and whether there is common ground to be found for a united approach. Speakers included Ian Dunt, Iain Martin, Jolyon Maugham QC and Gisela Stuart MP. The panel was moderated by Professor Steve Peers. All proceeds are to go to the Billable Hour Appeal for Save the Children's work with child refugees.
On 23 June 2016, the UK electorate voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU). This outcome is expected to have far-reaching consequences for UK industry, including the oil & gas sector. These include: short- to medium-term uncertainty; potential changes to legislation affecting the downstream industry; restrictions on the free movement of goods and people; effects on the gas market; and renewed impetus for Scottish independence. It is impossible at this early stage to reach any definitive conclusions regarding the consequences of Brexit to the UK oil & gas industry, but this article will discuss certain issues that are likely to be of interest and relevant
The implications of the Brexit referendum are likely to be profound for the investment management industry. Please click here to listen to a presentation, delivered via conference call, by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP’s UK/EU investment management and financial regulatory teams on which they discussed the immediate ramifications of the referendum and provided a roundup of the constitutional, legal, market and regulatory announcements made in the hours following the announcement of the result.
The speakers on the call are: