Overview

HR / Employment
Last updated: 6 July 2017

Bird & Bird's EU Legislation Tracker highlights Regulations and Directives scheduled to take effect or to be implemented by Member States in the period to the UK's departure from the EU. It does not provide an exhaustive survey. Instead, we have sought to summarise some of the key legislation, both draft and finalised, which we are tracking in the run up to Brexit and which are likely to be of interest to companies which do business in the UK and/or elsewhere in Europe. 

The Tracker includes a short commentary on the substance of each of the measures identified, and a timeline for their known or likely effective dates (for Regulations) or implementation deadlines (for Directives). These are colour coded by reference to the likely date of Brexit.

For the purposes of the Tracker, we have assumed that the UK will exit the EU two years from its service of Article 50 notice (i.e. 29th March 2019). Ultimately the UK's Great Repeal Bill will determine whether the UK will retain, implement, amend or repeal the legislation summarised in our Tracker and the date when this will happen.

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Implementation status 
  Implementation deadline/effective date likely to be pre-Brexit
  Implementation deadline/effective date likely to be post-Brexit
Timeline EU legislation

Implementation deadline

[Likely Q3 2019 - Q1 2020?]

 
Draft: Amendment to the Posted Workers Directive (Directive 96/71/EC)
  • Draft legislation to regulate the posting of workers to another EU Member State on a temporary basis.
  • The EC's proposal to revise the existing Posted Workers Directive, was published on 8 March 2016.
    Will introduce a framework of cyber security risk management for 'essential' and 'digital' service providers.

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