Monthly Archives: December 2016

Advocate General issues opinion that the EU does not have exclusive competence to conclude the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement

The post below was first published on our Arbitration¬†blog In an opinion issued on 21 December 2016, EU Advocate General Eleanor Sharpston QC has concluded that the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) will need to be finalised by the European … Continue reading

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CAN ACQUIRED RIGHTS PROVIDE PROTECTION FOR INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES POST-BREXIT?

An important area of law requiring consideration in the context of the UK's planned withdrawal from the EU is the question of whether rights granted to individuals and businesses during the UK's membership of the EU will endure following its … Continue reading

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CETA UPDATE: CETA IS SIGNED; PROVISIONAL APPLICATION OF CETA AND BREXIT; FIRST GOVERNMENT-TO-GOVERNMENT MEETING TO DISCUSS ESTABLISHING THE MULTI-LATERAL INVESTMENT COURT SYSTEM

The post below was first published on our Arbitration¬†blog On 30 October 2016, the EU and Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (the CETA).¬† As explained in our blog post here, the text of the CETA, which was … Continue reading

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