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Is no deal better than a bad deal? The WTO and Brexit

By Fergus Colquhoun, Trainee Solicitor The Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Junker, met on 4th December to try to agree on major issues...
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Yankee dollar buys cheaper UK assets | Bethan White in The Scotsman

This article originally appearing in The Scotsman on Monday 30th October 2017. The United Kingdom’s vote to leave the European Union caused unprecedented levels of uncertainty for UK businesses. The...
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Government Publishes Second Future Partnership Paper

The UK Government published the second in its series of ‘future partnership’ papers, “Providing a cross-border civil judicial cooperation framework” on 22nd August 2017, in advance of Brexit negotiations recommencing...
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Government Publishes Position Papers

The UK Government has published position papers outlining the UK’s negotiating approach to Goods on the Market and to Confidentiality and Access to Official Documents ahead of the third round...
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The Conservative-DUP Confidence and Supply Agreement

Earlier this year the Conservative Party called for a general election with the aim of securing a stronger majority for future Brexit negotiations. After nearly two months of campaigning, the...
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Brexit Glossary

The UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday 29th March 2017, beginning a two year period in which it will negotiate the terms of exit from...
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Key Brexit Personnel

The UK Government invoked Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday 29th March 2017, beginning a two year period in which it will negotiate the terms of exit from...
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UK Government publishes the Great Repeal Bill

The UK Government has published the text of the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill, known more commonly as the “Great Repeal Bill”, having produced a White Paper on the subject earlier...
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Brexit and EU Citizens’ Rights

On the 26th of June 2017, a year after the Brexit referendum was held, the UK government released its proposals on the post-Brexit rights of EU citizens living in the...
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UK General Election – Party Manifestos and Brexit

The UK General Election will take place on 8th June 2017. The main political parties have now published their Party Manifestos in a bid to win voters. The parties’ stances...
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Brexit and Entrepreneurs

Article 50 has now been triggered and the United Kingdom (UK) is beginning the process of negotiating its exit from the European Union (EU). However, are we any clearer as...
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The Great Repeal Bill

The UK Government released a White Paper on 30th March entitled “Legislating for the United Kingdom’s Withdrawal from the European Union”. The text of the White Paper can be found...