Brexit: Joining the European Economic Area, and the implications for free movement of persons by Ayesha Christie
Post-referendum, all options are on the table. Joining the European Economic Area is one way in which the UK could retain access to the single market upon withdrawal from the EU. But free movement of goods, services and capital comes hand-in-hand with free movement of persons, and it is questionable whether the UK would be […]
Brexit: What trade agreements can the UK negotiate whilst being a part of the EU? by Luis González García
Is it possible for the United Kingdom to negotiate a trade agreement with the EU, FTAs with third countries and its new legal status within the WTO while being part of the EU?
Looking back on the result of the Brexit vote, future historians may well conclude that the post-WW II United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was, like Belgium, held together by the European Union. Flanders and Wallonia dare not split into independent countries (despite decades of mutual antipathy and non-co-operation) because neither wishes to […]
Over the coming months we will be discussing some of the key legal issues in sport, whilst looking ahead to the Rio Olympics and Paralympics this summer. This week, Phillippa Kaufmann QC and Sarah Hannett discuss regulation and judicial review in sport. If you have missed any of the articles in this series, you can […]
During the referendum campaign there were a number of suggestions about what the UK’s role might be if it left the EU. One suggestion was that it might become an Offshore Financial Centre (OFC) for the remaining Member States. If the UK were to fall outside the various Directives and Regulations governing judicial co-operation in […]