UK-EU negotiations

Agreement reached in principle on Brexit transitional provisions for jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments

The post below was first published on our Litigation blog On 19 June, the UK and EU negotiators published a joint statement outlining the progress made on the draft Withdrawal Agreement since it was last published in March 2018. The … Continue reading

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Joint Statement on the progress made on the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement negotiations published

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

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THE BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS – THE VIEW FROM BRUSSELS ON DEVELOPMENTS IN June 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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The House of Lords European Union Committee published a report on the future UK-EU relationship

On 8 June 2018, The House of Lords European Union Committee published its report ‘UK-EU relations after Brexit’. The paper looks into the UK joining the European Free Trade Association, participating in the customs union, forming a customs partnership or … Continue reading

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UK “backstop” proposal for Irish border customs arrangements

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

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The UK Government Publishes Presentation on the UK-EU Economic Partnership Framework

The presentation published today sets out the UK Government’s proposed approach for the future UK-EU economic partnership. To read the full document, please click here.

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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

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House of Commons Exiting the EU Committee publishes report on the future UK-EU relationship

On 4 April 2018, the House of Commons Exiting the European Union Committee (Committee) published a report on the future UK-EU relationship.

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EUROPEAN COUNCIL ADOPTS GUIDELINES ON THE FRAMEWORK FOR THE FUTURE EU-UK 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. 

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EU’s revised proposals for enforcement of judgments post-Brexit

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

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