UK-EU negotiations

UK clarifies negotiating position on choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

Yesterday (22 August) the UK Government published a paper which outlines its position on the extent to which current EU rules on choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments should continue to apply as between the UK and the … Continue reading

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UK Government releases Brexit Enforcement and Dispute Resolution paper

Another paper has been released by the UK Government. This latest paper looks at possible future options for enforcement and dispute resolution mechanisms in relation to the Withdrawal Agreement, and the arrangements to be agreed for the future relationship between … Continue reading

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UK GOVERNMENT RELEASES PAPER ON CIVIL JUDICIAL COOPERATION FRAMEWORK

The UK Government has released a paper addressing the UK’s position on cross-border judicial cooperation with the EU following Brexit. It also responds to an EU paper on some of the same issues from June 2017. We commented on the … Continue reading

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UK Government releases new papers ahead of third round negotiations

Today the UK Government released two new position papers. The first paper outlines the UK’s proposals for the regulation of goods to ensure the availability of goods at the date of withdrawal, to avoid a potential cliff edge situation. This … Continue reading

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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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UK GOVERNMENT PUBLISHES POSTION PAPERS AHEAD OF JULY NEGOTIATION

Three papers have been released by the UK Government, outlining how the UK will negotiate on the following issues:   •Ongoing Union judicial and administrative proceedings •Nuclear materials and safeguards issues •Privileges and immunities   The Government also released a … Continue reading

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(GREAT) REPEAL BILL RELEASED

Today the UK Government released the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (the Repeal Bill), along with an official press release. Explanatory notes, general information about the bill, delegatory powers' memorandum, and a guidance note for businesses and organisations were also made … Continue reading

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Strong currents: Navigating the Post-Brexit Energy Market

Tuesday 4 July 2017, 12.30 – 1.45pm BST The status quo of the UK remaining in the EU's internal energy market is highly unlikely. This report, in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group and Global Counsel analyses the implications for … Continue reading

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‘Brexatom’: European Commission publishes position paper on nuclear materials and safeguard equipment (Euratom)

On 23 June the European Commission published a position paper on nuclear materials and safeguard equipment (Euratom) contains the main principles of the EU position in this regard, to be presented to the UK in the context of negotiations under … Continue reading

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