Upon the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, a transition period entered into force which guaranteed equal treatment to the current internal market status until the end of 2020. The regulations regarding trade relations with the UK were basically unchanged during this period.

The UK and the EU reached a free trade agreement by the end of 2020, however, there are changes for companies doing business with the UK. The European Commission published a guide for businesses on how to get ready for the end of the transition period.

Trade in goods and services

Corporate tax 


International taxation 

Excise duty

Financial regulation

Company law


Road and passanger transport