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The bill enacting the UK decision to leave the EU finally became law. After months of debates, yesterday the House of Commons speaker John Bercow told lawmakers: « I have to notify the House in accordance with the Royal Assent Act 1967 that her Majesty has signified her royal assent to the following acts …… » read more

  Posted by EU-Logos

Pour permettre à la Chambre des Communes, au Conseil des Ministres et au Parlement européen d’approuver le paquet de négociations avant le 29 mars 2019, celles-ci doivent se terminer fin octobre 2018 au plus tard. Compte tenu des mois d’été, fin octobre 2018, c’est demain ! Non seulement les négociations avancent depuis des mois à… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Guest blog post by Denis MacShane, the UK’s former minister for Europe. His latest book is Brexit, No Exit. Why (in the End) Britain Won’t Leave Europe (IB Tauris). Recently the London Eurosceptic political weekly, the Spectator, published an article by the most fervent EU federalist to be found in Europe. Jean Quatremer is a… » read more

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  Guest post by Mark Cummins. Mark Cummins is Professor of Finance at the Dublin City University Business School and Head of the Economics, Finance and Entrepreneurship Academic Group. He holds a PhD in Quantitative Finance. He will speak further on this topic at a special event on “Brexit and Financial Services” on 12 April… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

The recent discussions between Michel Barnier and David Davis, validated by the European Council, demonstrate many things: a failure to understand technical issues, stunning hypocrisy, signs of a Plan B. There is so much we still do not know. Based on public statements, the UK has obtained victory regarding the transition period, now 21 months… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Guest post by Cambre CEO Tom Parker. With the EU to set out its latest guidelines on the Brexit negotiations later today, much attention will be given to the negative reception to Theresa May’s pick and mix approach to accessing the single market. In particular, financial services and her dashed hopes for the City continuing… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

Guest post by the steering committee of the Progressive Caucus* – Guillaume Balas (MEP, S&D), Sergio Cofferati (MEP, S&D), Eva Joly (MEP, Greens/EFA), Curzio Maltese (MEP, GUE/NGL), Florent Marcellesi (Greens/EFA), Dimitrios Papadimoulis (MEP, GUE/NGL), Georgi Pirinski (MEP, S&D), Elly Schlein (MEP, S&D), Ernest Urtasun (MEP, Greens/EFA). *The Progressive Caucus is a space of dialogue based… » read more

  Posted by The Guest Blog

A Brexit negotiator said to me recently: “Don’t talk to me about Single Sky.” This tells us how sensitive the issue is – and the same could be said for REACH! The difference in attitude between the two negotiating teams is surprising. To this day the UK position remains unknown. But when I telephone the… » read more

  Posted by Daniel Gueguen

Guest post by Nicholas Whyte, Senior Director of APCO Global Solutions.   The proposed new allocation of European Parliament seats may benefit ALDE and the EPP, at the expense of the Left and the hard Right. This week’s European Council meeting will consider the European Parliament’s proposals for the reallocation of MEPs between the different… » read more

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