“If the UK votes to leave the EU on 23rd June, it is difficult to predict how that exit would be managed and effected, and what the precise implications will be for commercial parties. What is clear, however, is that while the details of any UK exit are being ironed out, which could take two (or more) years, commercial parties may face legal uncertainty. Further, whatever form a Brexit might ultimately take, there is likely to be an impact on the legal rights and obligations of commercial parties in all sectors, as well as the wider legal framework.

In light of this, financial institutions, corporates and investors will need to have a plan in place to keep up with and respond to developments and to take and implement decisions on legal and operational matters efficiently and in a way that minimises potential risks.”

The attachted breifing summarises the legal consequences of a Brexit for commercial parties.

The below papers focus on certain specialist areas.