Trade Defence Instruments: Issues for the United Kingdom Post-Brexit

13 Oct 2017 | by George Peretz QC

This blog post is a version of a blog by George Peretz QC on the UK Trade Forum blog . The UK Trade forum is a new initiative by a number of experts in the law and policy of trade to encourage informed public discussion of trade issues in the UK: both George Peretz and Thomas […]

Trade Defence Instruments: a Brief Introduction

12 Oct 2017 | by George Peretz QC

This blog post is a version of a blog by George Peretz QC on the UK Trade Forum blog . The UK Trade forum is a new initiative by a number of experts in the law and policy of trade to encourage informed public discussion of trade issues in the UK: both George Peretz and […]

Enforcement of EU-derived rights in a post Brexit UK: an EU perspective of aspects of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill

26 Sep 2017 | by Christopher Muttukumaru CB

On 18 September, Christopher Muttukumaru CB gave a presentation to the FIDE Foundation in Madrid on the enforcement of EU-derived rights in a post Brexit UK context. His co-speaker was Professor Pedro de Miguel Asensio, Professor of EU Law at Complutense University, Madrid. In summary, Christopher’s presentation covered a number of issues, including the following. […]

Is the EU (Withdrawal) Bill Deficient in the Context of Continued Access to the Aviation Single Market?

11 Sep 2017 | by Christopher Muttukumaru CB

In the context of post-Brexit access to the EU’s Aviation Single Market, it is doubtful whether the introduction draft of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (EUWB) is adequate to serve its intended purpose of providing a clear, certain and reliable legal framework to enable businesses, individuals and regulators (in the UK and EU) to plan […]

CPD Webinar : Anneli Howard discusses the implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017 with Practical Law – available free to view

05 Sep 2017 | by Anneli Howard

In conjunction with Practical Law, Anneli Howard has produced a  42-minute video in which she examines the contents and implications of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill 2017-19; commonly referred to as the Great Repeal Bill.  She concentrates on five areas: What the repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 will mean in practice for acquired […]

Status of EU law and ongoing role for the Court of Justice ?

24 Aug 2017 | by Anneli Howard

The Government today has published its position paper on the “Enforcement and dispute resolution“, in which it sets out its vision for its future partnership with the EU. A copy of the DEXEU paper can be found here. Since her Lancaster House in January 2017 speech, the Prime Minister has been insistent on her redline […]

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill: Implications for VAT Practitioners

01 Aug 2017 | by George Peretz QC

The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, published last week, is the most significant piece of constitutional legislation for decades.  What are its implications for VAT practitioners? The Bill has two central aims. The first is achieved in short order by clause 1: repeal of the European Communities Act 1972 (“ECA”).  That clause, to adopt the metaphor […]

The Brexit Competition Law Working Group (BCLWG) – conclusions and recommendations on the implications of Brexit for UK competition law and policy now published.

31 Jul 2017 | by Monckton Chambers

On the 26th July 2017, The Brexit Competition Law Working Group (BCLWG), chaired by Sir John Vickers, published its report which focuses on the impact of Brexit on the various elements of the UK competition regime and the consequent practical implications for enforcement of the competition rules. Jon Turner QC is a member of the […]

The EU (Withdrawal) Bill: some initial thoughts

13 Jul 2017 | by Julian Gregory

The Government has today published the first draft of the most significant piece of UK legislation for 40 years: the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, formerly known as the Repeal Bill. This is by no means the end of the story.  One MP has forecast that the Bill will end up looking “like a Christmas tree […]

The dangers of fission: Euratom and Brexit

11 Jul 2017 | by George Peretz QC

Over the last weekend, there has been considerable discussion of Euratom, and of the Government’s position that the United Kingdom will be leaving the Euratom Treaty along with the EU. There is great concern that exit from Euratom will cause substantial problems for the UK nuclear industry.  Those concerns are set out, for example here. […]

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