Brexit - The rhetoric and the reality impact on property investment

15 June 2021

Bernardine Adkins, the Head of EU, Trade and Competition gave an overview of what the Brexit deal - the Trade and Cooperation Agreement - means for the property investment community. It included:

  • A review as to how much regulatory freedom the UK now has to set its own industrial policy in a post Brexit world
  • The new subsidy control regime – its impact in practice
  • Foreign direct investment – the National Security and Investment Bill – application to real estate and domestic transactions
  • Freedom to provide services – ambit and how will this will work in practice
  • The UK's independent trade policy – achievements and ambitions

Lee Nuttall, a partner and leader of the national Tax Group gave his thoughts and observations on Freeports and whether it weighs up what it really means and its pros and cons.


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