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
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
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
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
UK Government agrees elements of the European Commission’s proposals for post-Brexit protection of EU-wide IP rights in the UK in the latest draft of the Withdrawal Agreement
The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog In the latest draft of the Withdrawal Agreement (19 March 2018) the UK Government and European Commission negotiators appear to have agreed text providing for the replacement of EU-wide IP rights … Continue reading
On 4 April 2018, the House of Commons Exiting the European Union Committee (Committee) published a report on the future UK-EU relationship.
The European Council has today issued the Article 50 negotiating guidelines of the EU 27 Member States on the framework for the future relationship between the EU and the UK.
The post below was first published on our Litigation blog On 15 March, the European Commission published a revised version of the draft withdrawal agreement it had previously published on 28 February 2018 (see our summary of the original terms relating to jurisdiction, … Continue reading
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
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