UK-EU negotiations

UK PM’s Florence speech: a new era of cooperation and partnership between the UK and the EU

Today at 2pm Theresa May, British Prime Minister, gave a speech in Florence, where she addressed the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. Click here to access a full transcript of the speech.

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Security, law enforcement and criminal justice partnership paper released by UK Government

Earlier today the UK Government released a Future partnership paper on Security, law enforcement and criminal justice. This paper is closely related to the Foreign Policy, Defence and Security and Development paper released by the UK Government on 12 September. … Continue reading

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UK future partnership paper on foreign policy, defence and development released

The UK Government has released a paper outlining the UK’s proposals for a future partnership with the EU regarding foreign policy, defence and development. The paper highlights the UK’s shared interests and values with Europe regarding foreign policy and defence, … Continue reading

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Commission paper on IPR post-Brexit highlights the importance of resolving key issues prior to withdrawal

The European Commission has published “Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications)” (7 September 2017) which proposes that the (Brexit) Withdrawal Agreement should ensure that: The protection enjoyed in the United Kingdom on the basis … Continue reading

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New Brexit Papers – Government Position Paper on Collaboration on Science and Innovation and House of Commons Library Briefing Paper on the Withdrawal Bill

The Government has published a position paper on Collaboration on science and innovation. Having previously stated its intent to continue to collaborate with its European partners on major science, research and technology initiatives, this paper sets out the UK’s objectives … Continue reading

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Citizens’ rights – joint technical note comparing EU and UK positions

A joint EU/UK technical note on the comparison of the EU and UK positions on citizens’ rights was published on 31 August 2017. Citizens’ rights was one of the main topics covered in the latest round of negotiations (alongside financial … Continue reading

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UK Government Position Paper on International Transfers of Data – key points

Last week the UK Government released its negotiating position paper on international transfers of personal data within the EEA (The Exchange and Protection of Personal Data). Once the UK leaves the EEA it will no longer be subject to the … Continue reading

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UK Government Publishes Technical Notes, including relating to “Privileges and Immunities”

  The post below was first published on our Public International Law blog On 28 August, in advance of the next round of EU-UK talks, the UK Government published three Technical Notes, one of which “provides further information to support … Continue reading

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UK Government releases three technical notes in relation to some of its Brexit position papers

On Monday 28 August 2017 the UK Government published three technical notes which expand on some of its Brexit position papers.  The first two notes relate to the Government’s position paper on Nuclear materials and safeguards issues, which was published … Continue reading

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UK GOVERNMENT RELEASES NEW DATA PROTECTION POSITION PAPER

A paper outlining the UK Government’s position on data protection post-Brexit has been released. A new Data Protection Bill was announced in the Queen’s Speech in June which will implement the EU’s new data protection framework into UK law. The … Continue reading

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