The End of Free Movement: Maintaining Residence Rights in a Post-Brexit World

31 Aug, 2020

Global Trend

On Jan.1, 2021, the Brexit transition period, which currently protects the residence rights EU/EEA/Swiss nationals living in the U.K., and U.K. nationals living in one of the EU/EEA countries and Switzerland, will officially end. After the end of the transition period, freedom of movement within the EU will no longer apply to U.K. nationals, and the U.K. will introduce a new immigration system that will apply to all EU/EEA/Swiss and non-EU/EEA/Swiss nationals.

To prepare businesses and their employees for the end of free movement next year, BAL and Deloitte have prepared a backgrounder focusing on the approved measures regarding residence rights around the U.K. and the EU at the end of the transition period.

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