Amending Your Contracts After Brexit - Live with Helen Swaffield
This live broadcast session will consider potential amendments to terms and conditions after Brexit.
It offers you a ‘heads up’ on the areas of the contract that are likely to need review. It develops thinking around the scope of work involved in making contracts operational and effective after the transition phase of withdrawal has come to an end.
What You Will Learn
This live and interactive session will cover the following:
Deal or No Deal?
- The EU (Withdrawal) Act 2018 and the Government’s powers to amend legislation to make it fit for purpose in a domestic context
- The end of transition 2021-22
Force Majeure or Frustration
- Any material adverse change
- Force majeure provisions and any right (express or implied) to terminate on notice as well as the doctrine of frustration
- Specific provisions in new contracts dealing with the effects of the UK's exit from the EU
- Pricing impacts - customs duties, who will pay them?
- Currency clauses - who bears the risk of additional amounts?
- INCO terms 2010/2020 ‘DDP’ and other delivery obligations
- Timing for completion of services or goods - is time of the essence?
- Good faith and collaboration after recent case developments
- Data protection - will there be an adequacy decision and do you have to include suggested contractual clauses from the ICO to export the regime in Europe?
- The race to the bottom of employment protection and workers’ rights
- Continued operation within the EU of the Rome I Regulation governing choice of law in contracts
Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.