The UK has voted to leave the European Union. This on its own does not automatically affect or change the UK’s legal position in or vis-à-vis the EU. In order to exit from the EU, the UK government will need to trigger a formal process under Article 50 which sets in train a two-year formal negotiation. Until the end of that process, the UK remains part of the EU and will be subject to all the rights and obligations of an EU member state. There is much uncertainty around who will negotiate for what in the coming months and how much of that will be realistically achievable. Moreover, some significant UK-internal constitutional issues are currently unfolding which add additional complexity to the potential outcomes.

This article analyses how the UK competition law landscape will change following a Brexit.

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