UK-EU negotiations

EU and UK step up no deal Brexit preparations

The European Commission today released its Communication on preparing for the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. The Communication follows the European Council’s remarks at the 28-29 June Council meeting that no substantial progress has been made on the negotiations calling … Continue reading

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State to state dispute resolution in the UK Government’s White Paper: arbitration with a potential role for the CJEU

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog The White Paper published yesterday, “The Future Relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union”, includes the UK Government’s proposal for the resolution of disputes between the UK and the EU … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and Cyber Security issues considered in UK Government White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The UK Government’s White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU (published on 12 July 2018) includes a limited number of proposals relating to … Continue reading

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UK Government publishes White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK Government has today released its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. We will be publishing separately our analysis of the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper, including the … Continue reading

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Comments on UK proposal for the future relationship with the EU

Last Friday, 6 July, it was understood that the UK Cabinet had finally united around a UK position on the desired future relationship with the EU. However, it now remains to be seen if the proposal survives the protests of “betrayal” … Continue reading

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Agreement reached in principle on Brexit transitional provisions for jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog On 19 June, the UK and EU negotiators published a joint statement outlining the progress made on the draft Withdrawal Agreement since it was last published in March 2018. The … Continue reading

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Joint Statement on the progress made on the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement negotiations published

The UK and the EU published their Joint statement on Withdrawal Agreement of 19 June 2018 outlining the progress made by the negotiators of the European Union and the United Kingdom on the draft Withdrawal Agreement since its latest publication … Continue reading

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THE BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS – THE VIEW FROM BRUSSELS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN June 2018

The Brexit debate often looks different when viewed from Brussels rather than from London. That Brussels perspective however is important for businesses to keep in mind and therefore we publish a monthly view from our Brussels office on recent developments … Continue reading

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The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report on the future UK-EU relationship

On 8 June 2018, The House of Lords European Union Committee published its report ‘UK-EU relations after Brexit’. The paper looks into the UK joining the European Free Trade Association, participating in the customs union, forming a customs partnership or … Continue reading

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UK “backstop” proposal for Irish border customs arrangements

This document has been produced by the UK negotiating team for discussion with the EU. It sets out the UK’s proposal for the customs element of a so called “backstop” arrangement to satisfy its commitments in relation to Northern Ireland. … Continue reading

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