Monthly Archives: August 2017

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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Enforcement and dispute resolution under the Withdrawal Agreement and any future relationship agreement: no role for the CJEU….or is there?

The post below was first published on our Arbitration blog. On its face, the thrust of the UK Government’s Future Partnership Paper on Enforcement and Dispute Resolution (the Paper), published on 23 August, is to rule out the jurisdiction of … Continue reading

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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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Frictionless Trade? UK-EU Customs Relations Post-Brexit

On 15 and 16 August 2017 the UK Government published two papers setting out its proposals for UK-EU customs relations post-Brexit.  The papers represent an important step forward as they set out the greatest detail to date as to the … Continue reading

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