Brexit deal, US-China trade talks, Boohoo, Takeda: your commercial news round-up

Although MPs have had to abandon their marathon, five-day debate about Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the EU following the cancellation of what would have been today's crucial vote on whether to accept the terms or not, the issue of Brexit is dominating the business sections more than ever. Brexit anxiety has reached fever pitch, as news emerged that the uncertainty has caused the UK’s service sector to stall and car sales have fallen. The government has also been forced to publish its Brexit legal advice in full after being found in contempt of parliament for failing to disclose the information to MPs, which caused the pound to fall in value even further.

But Brexit is far from the only issue on the minds of people in business. Catch up on the commercial stories that aspiring lawyers should be reading up on in our latest round-up below – a day earlier than usual this week as LCN gears up for the LawCareersNetLIVE Manchester student conference on Friday.

Be sure to check the News every Thursday for this weekly commercial news round-up. Follow @LawCareersNetUK on Twitter and like us on Facebook for instant business news updates.

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