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Steptoe | Brexit One Year On

Introduction It is just over five and a half years since the Brexit referendum delivered a surprise 52/48 verdict in favour of the UK departing the European Union. It has been a period of intense political upheaval in the UK resulting in the departure of two successive Prime Ministers and two general elections, all against the backdrop of fraught negotiations to agree with the EU a Withdrawal Agreement (WA), setting out the terms of the departure, and a new Trade and...
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EU Council approves EU-UK fishing deal

The Council has approved an agreement between the EU and the UK on fishing opportunities for 2022, paving the way for EU fishermen and women to exercise their fishing rights in the Atlantic and the North Sea. The decision determines fishing rights for around 100 shared fish stocks in EU and UK waters, including the total allowable catch (TAC) limit for each species. At the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 12-13 December, ministers set provisional TACs for fish stocks shared with...
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Jaguar Freight | Weather Disruptions, Labor Talks, and Supply Chain Data Searches

In this week’s Roar, we have the latest on the Port of Vancouver’s building ship queue, prolonged LA-LB congestion, 2022 labor talks, the FTC’s search for supply chain data, and Brexit’s impact on Ireland-Europe services.  You know things are bad for a port when it’s mentioned ahead of LA/ Long Beach in a story about congestion. The backup is relative, of course, but the Pacific Northwest ports have had their fair share of nature-caused challenges this year. Following a recent...
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Speech by John Bruton | Why is Brexit so hard to Finalize?

Speech by John Bruton, former Taoiseach at the Henley School in the Renaissance Hotel Brussels on Tuesday 16th November at 10am | ARTICLE 16 IS NO SILVER BULLET FOR THE UK One of the puzzles in the stand off over the Northern Ireland  Protocol is that of discerning what the UK really wants. The stakes are high, and the effects of failure immediate. The UK talks about invoking Article 16 of the Protocol. That article allows for a temporary suspension of the application...
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Vulcan Insight | Franco-British tensions continue as article 16 threat looms

21 months on from the fight about the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement and only a bare 6 months after the much-negotiated post-Brexit EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement entered into effect, tensions between the UK Government and both, the European Commission and the French Government, continue to persist over the Northern Ireland Protocol and fishing rights. After months of talks and rhetorical fire over the function of the Northern Ireland Protocol under EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement, UK Brexit Minister David Frost and European...
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EACCNY “Brexit, What’s Next?” Series | EU-UK Data Protection Law Divergence: Impact on Data flows

With the help of our members, this thought-leadership series focuses on explaining what businesses should expect from the new reality of Brexit – in essence, with “Brexit, What’s Next?”. Today, we present Gary Cywie, Partner at ELVINGER HOSS PRUSSEN; along with Katie Hewson, Partner and Jonathan Howie, Trainee Solicitor, both from STEPHENSON HARWOOD. They will address: “EU-UK Data Protection Law Divergence: Impact on Data flows ”. | 1. Post-Brexit UK regime Following the end of the Brexit transition period, the United Kingdom...
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Vulcan Insight | EU offers ‘bespoke arrangements’ on Northern Ireland Protocol

After another tense week for the British Government and European Commission, Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič presented a new package of measures on the Northern Ireland Protocol on Wednesday. The “bespoke arrangements” come in response to “the difficulties that people in Northern Ireland have been experiencing because of Brexit” and seek to further facilitate the movement of goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland. Speaking at the British Embassy in Lisbon earlier this week, Britain’s Brexit Minister, David Frost had said...
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EACCNY “Brexit, What’s Next?” Series | The challenges of the post-Brexit era for cross-border commercial disputes from both an EU and UK perspective

With the help of our members, this thought-leadership series focuses on explaining what businesses should expect from the new reality of Brexit – in essence, with “Brexit, What’s Next?”. Today, we present Dr. Matthias Schlingmann, LL.M., Partner and Rishat Vahidov, Rechtsreferendar, both from CMS LAW (Hamburg, Germany); along with Ian Gatt QC, Partner and Karen Jacobs, Senior Associate, Knowledge Development Lawyer, both from STEWARTS LAW (London, UK). They will address: “The challenges of the post-Brexit era for cross-border commercial disputes...

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