Monthly Archives: August 2017

Northern Ireland and Ireland UK Government position paper released

Today the UK Government released a position paper setting out its proposals in relation to Northern Ireland and Ireland. Following on from negotiations with the EU in July, the UK Government’s paper addresses: upholding the Belfast (‘Good Friday’) Agreement; maintaining … Continue reading

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Future Customs Arrangement – UK Government makes its position clearer with policy paper

The UK Government has published the first position paper in a series. This paper outlines the UK Government’s proposals for a new customs arrangement that facilitates the freest and most frictionless trade possible in goods between the UK and the … Continue reading

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Legislating for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill was published by the Government in July 2017 and is the key piece of UK domestic legislation that will implement Brexit. In this briefing, we explain the main features of the Withdrawal Bill, how it … Continue reading

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The post below was first published on our Public International Law blog. On 2 August 2017, the UK Government published its response to the public consultation on the UK’s future legal framework for imposing and implementing sanctions after the UK’s … Continue reading

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