UK-EU negotiations

EU and UK agree the legal text for the transitional period, citizens’ rights and the financial settlement, part of the withdrawal agreement

EU and UK agree the legal text for the transitional period, citizens’ rights and the financial settlement, part of the withdrawal agreement. However, both sides have made clear that nothing is agreed until everything is agreed. Business will only know at … Continue reading

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State-to-State Dispute Settlement under the EU’s latest draft of the Withdrawal Agreement: CJEU jurisdiction remains

The post below was first published on our PIL blog On 15 March 2018 the European Commission published a revised version of the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK previously published on 28 February 2018 following consultation with … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES REVISED DRAFT ARTICLE 50 WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT TO BE TRANSMITTED TO THE UK

The European Commission has published on 15 March 2018 a revised version of the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK previously published on 28 February 2018, following consultation with the Member States and the European Parliament.  The … Continue reading

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Donald Tusk issues the European Council’s Brexit draft negotiating guidelines

Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, has today issued the draft negotiating guidelines of the EU 27 Member States on the post-Brexit trade relationship between the EU and the UK. The draft will now be discussed among the remaining … Continue reading

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THE BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS – THE VIEW FROM BRUSSELS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN FEBRUARY 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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Choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit: No surprises in EU’s draft withdrawal agreement

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog So far as choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments are concerned, the EU’s draft withdrawal agreement, published last week, is largely consistent with its previously declared negotiating position, as set out … Continue reading

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Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on UK’s future economic partnership with the European Union

Here is the link to the official transcript of Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on UK’s future economic partnership with the European Union this afternoon.

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State-to-State dispute settlement under the EU’s draft Withdrawal Agreement: CJEU jurisdiction not arbitration

The post below was first published on our PIL blog We have known for some time now that the UK and EU have very different views regarding the state-to-state dispute resolution mechanism to be contained in the Withdrawal Agreement between the EU … Continue reading

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EUROPEAN COMMISSION PUBLISHES DRAFT ARTICLE 50 WITHDRAWAL AGREEMENT

The European Commission has today published the draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK.  The draft Withdrawal Agreement translates into legal terms the European Commission’s view of the 8 December 2017 Joint Report from the negotiators of the EU and … Continue reading

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UK POLICY PAPER ON THE DRAFT TEXT FOR DISCUSSION: IMPLEMENTATION PERIOD

This document sets out the United Kingdom’s approach to the legal text of the transitional period to be provided for in the Withdrawal Agreement. It responds with a number of amendments to the EU draft position paper on the transitional arrangements in the Withdrawal Agreement … Continue reading

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