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External resources on Brexit and contracts, data and legal issues

Externally-produced resources providing practical information on how the UK's exit from the EU affects regulatory issues, contracts, commercial relationships and data handling.

Intellectual property after 1 January 2021

Intellectual Property Office

A summary of key changes to UK intellectual property law after the transition period ends, including changes to IP rights such as trade marks, designs, patents and copyright.

Using personal data in your business or other organisation after the transition period


Government guidance on what businesses need to do regarding data protection and data flows with the EU after the end of the transition period. It includes information on receiving personal data from the EU/EEA and already adequate third countries, personal data flows from the UK, personal data provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement, and GDPR.

Brexit-proofing your contracts: a checklist

Travers Smith

Checklist from UK law firm Travers Smith on how to brexit-proof your contracts covering definitions, pricing, compliance, change control, relief events, termination, data protection, governing law and dispute resolution.