Key speeches and reports
UK legislation

Trade Bill
UK: First reading 17 July 2017


Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Act 2018
UK: 13 September 2018


Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018
UK: 26 June 2018


European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018
UK: 26 June 2018


Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Act 2018
UK: 25 July 2018


Agriculture Bill 2017-19
UK: First reading 12 September 2018


Fisheries Bill 
UK: First reading 25 October 2018

UK white papers
UK Government papers and our responses

Safeguarding the position of EU citizens in the UK and UK nationals in the EU – position paper
UK: 26 June 2017
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Brexit and EU citizens' rights - UK publishes its proposals
HSF:
30 June 2017

UK Government gives assurances to EU citizens in the UK
HSF: 24 October 2017


Privileges and immunities - position paper
UK: 13 July 2017

Privileges and immunities Government position paper – what you need to know
HSF: 17 July  2017


Nuclear materials and safeguards issues - position paper
UK: 13 July 2017
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Ongoing Union judicial and administrative proceedings - position paper
UK: 13 July 2017
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UK clarifies negotiating position on choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgements post-Brexit
HSF: 23 August 2017


Future customs arrangements - a future partnership paper
UK: 15 August 2017
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Preparing for our future UK trade policy
UK: 9 October 2017
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Customs Bill: legislating for the UK’s future customs, VAT and excise regimes
UK: 9 October 2017
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Frictionless trade? UK-EU customs relations post-Brexit
HSF: 18 August 2017


Northern Ireland and Ireland - position paper
UK: 16 August 2017
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Confidentiality and access to documents - position paper
UK: 21 August 2017


Continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK - position paper
UK: 21 August 2017


Providing a cross-border civil judicial cooperation framework - a future partnership paper
UK: 22 August 2017
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UK clarifies negotiating position on choice of law, jurisdiction and enforcement of judgments post-Brexit
HSF: 23 August 2017


Enforcement and dispute resolution - a future partnership paper
UK: 23 August 2017

Enforcement and dispute resolution under the Withdrawal Agreement and any future relationship agreement: no role for the CJEU….or is there?
HSF: 24 August 2017


The exchange and protection of personal data - a future partnership paper
UK: 24 August 2017
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UK Government position paper on international transfer of data-key points
HSF: 31 August 2017


Collaboration on science and innovation - a future partnership paper
UK: 6 September 2017


Foreign policy, defence and development - a future partnership paper
UK: 12 September 2017

UK Government’s future partnership paper on foreign policy, defence and development: including proposals for co-operation on sanctions, cyber security, and the defence and security industries
HSF: 19 September 2017


Security, law enforcement and criminal justice – future partnership paper
UK: 18 September 2017
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Draft Text for Discussion: Implementation Period
UK: 21 February 2018
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Framework for the UK-EU: Security Partnership
UK: 9 May 2018


Framework for the UK-EU Partnership: Science, Research and Innovation
UK: 23 May 2018


Framework for the UK-EU Partnership: Data Protection
UK: 23 May 2018


Framework for the UK-EU Economic Partnership
UK: 24 May 2018


Framework for the UK-EU Partnership: Transport
UK: 7 June 2018


Framework for the UK-EU partnership: Company law (accounting and audit)
UK: 13 June 2018


Framework for the UK-EU partnership: Civil judicial cooperation
UK: 13 June 2018

UK technical papers
UK "no-deal" notices

A list of UK "no-deal" notices is available here.

EU papers and our responses

EU European Council (Article 50) guidelines on Brexit negotiations
EU: 29 April 2017

EU European Council (Article 50) guidelines on Brexit negotiations
EU: 15 December 2017

EU European Council (Article 50) draft guidelines on Brexit negotiations
EU: 7 March 2018


Position paper transmitted to the EU27: essential principles on the financial settlement
EU: 24 May 2017

Position paper transmitted to the UK: essential principles on the financial settlement
EU: 12 June 2017


Supplementary directives for the negotiation of an agreement with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union
EU: 29 January 2018

Council Decision supplementing the Council Decision of 22 May 2017 authorising the opening of negotiations with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for an agreement setting out the arrangements for its withdrawal from the European Union
EU: 22 January 2018


Position paper transmitted to the UK: essential principles on citizens' rights
EU: 12 June 2017
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Brexit and EU citizens' rights - UK publishes its proposals
HSF:
30 June 2017

UK Government gives assurances to EU citizens in the UK
HSF: 24 October 2017


Position paper transmitted to EU27 on nuclear materials and safeguard equipment (Euratom)
EU: 28 June 2017
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Position paper on nuclear materials and safeguard equipment (Euratom)
EU: 12 July 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Governance
EU: 28 June 2017

Position paper on Governance
EU: 12 July 2017


Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Goods placed on the Market under Union law before the withdrawal date
EU: 28 June 2017


Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial Matters
EU: 28 June 2017
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Position paper on Judicial Cooperation in Civil and Commercial matters
EU: 12 July 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Ongoing Union Judicial and Administrative Procedures
EU: 28 June 2017
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Position paper on Ongoing Union Judicial and Administrative Procedures
EU: 12 July 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Ongoing Police and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal matters
EU: 28 June 2017
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Position paper on Ongoing Police and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal matters
EU: 12 July 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Issues relating to the Functioning of the Union Institutions, Agencies and Bodies
EU: 28 June 2017


Position paper on Goods placed on the Market under Union law before the withdrawal date
EU: 12 July 2017


Position paper on Issues relating to the Functioning of the Union Institutions, Agencies and Bodies
EU: 12 July 2017


Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications)
EU: 6 September 2017

Position paper on Intellectual property rights (including geographical indications)
EU: 20 September 2017

Commission paper on IPR post-Brexit highlights the importance of resolving key issues prior to withdrawal
HSF: 8 September 17


Position paper transmitted to EU27 on the Use of Data and Protection of Information Obtained or Processed before the Withdrawal Date
EU: 7 September 2017
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Position paper on the Use of Data and Protection of Information Obtained or Processed before the withdrawal date
EU: 21 September 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Customs related matters needed for an orderly withdrawal of the UK from the Union
EU: 6 September 2017
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Position paper on Customs related matters needed for an orderly withdrawal of the UK from the Union
20 September 2017
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Guiding principles transmitted to EU27 for the Dialogue on Ireland/Northern Ireland
EU: 6 September 2017
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Position paper transmitted to EU27 on Public Procurement
EU: 6 September 2017

Position paper on On-going Public Procurement Procedures
EU: 20 September 2017

What future for public procurement regulation in the UK post-Brexit?
HSF: 11 October 2017


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Aviation"
EU: 17 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Fisheries"
EU: 17 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Governance"
EU: 19 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Security, Defence and Foreign Policy"
UK: 24 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Police & judicial cooperation in criminal matters"
EU: 29 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on framework for future relationship: "Level Playing Field"
EU: 31 January 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Services"
EU: 6 February 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "International Agreements"
EU: 6 February 2018


Position paper "Transitional Arrangements in the Withdrawal Agreement"
EU: 7 February 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Transport"
EU: 21 February 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Regulatory issues"
EU: 21 February 2018


Internal EU27 preparatory discussions on the framework for the future relationship: "Mobility"
EU: 21 February 2018


Draft agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (Withdrawal Agreement)
EU: 15 March 2018


Topics for discussions on the future framework at forthcoming meetings
EU: 4 May 2018


Slide on the EU/UK Possible Framework for the Future Partnership Discussions
EU: 15 May 2018


Slide on customs controls
UK: 22 May 2018


Slides on UK technical note on temporary customs arrangements
EU: 11 June 2018


Slides on the involvement in the EU's space-related activities
EU: 13 June 2018


Slides on foreign, security and defence policy
EU: 15 June 2018


Slides on police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
EU: 18 June 2018


 

EU Brexit preparedness notices

A list of EU Brexit preparedness notices is available here.

Information released from the EU agencies and bodies

European Chemicals Agency

UK withdrawal from the EU - Advice to companies/Q&As


European Medicines Agency

Practical guidance for procedures related to Brexit for medicinal products for human and veterinary use within the framework of the centralised procedure

Questions and Answers related to the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union with regard to the medicinal products for human and veterinary use within the framework of the Centralised Procedure

Notice to marketing authorisation holders of centrally authorised medicinal products for human and veterinary use


European Central Bank

Brexit: an ECB supervision perspective

Procedures for the relocation of banks to the euro area in the context of Brexit


European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority

Opinion on service continuity in insurance in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union

Opinion on supervisory convergence in light of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union


European Banking Authority

Opinion of the European Banking Authority on issues related to the departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union


European Securities and Markets Authority

General principles to support supervisory convergence in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union

Opinion to support supervisory convergence in the area of investment firms in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union

Opinion to support supervisory convergence in the area of investment management in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union

Opinion to support supervisory convergence in the area of secondary markets in the context of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union


Heads of Medicines Agency

Human Use

Notice to marketing authorisation holders of national authorised medicinal products for human use

Questions and Answers related to the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union with regard to national authorised medicinal products for human use

Veterinary Use

Notice to marketing authorisation holders of national authorised medicinal products for veterinary use

Questions and Answers related to the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union with regard to national authorised medicinal products for veterinary use


 

Draft Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration