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EU urges action on Northern Ireland trade issues – UK faces extension demands
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EU urges action on Northern Ireland trade issues – UK faces extension demands

There is “an urgent need” to start detailed work on implementing the procedures governing the movement of goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland once the United Kingdom exits the European Union’s customs union next year, European Commission officials said on Monday. In an official statement issued after the first …

EU UK agreement: an analysis of the EU’s proposed dispute settlement provisions
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EU UK agreement: an analysis of the EU’s proposed dispute settlement provisions

The EU released an initial draft treaty proposal it tabled last week to the United Kingdom as part of negotiations towards their future relationship. Although talks are de facto suspended due to the COVID-19 crisis, it’s worth analysing in detail the dispute settlement provisions included therein, as this is a …

UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill
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UK to apply five-year ‘sunset clause’ on rolled over FTAs in reintroduced Trade Bill

The British government is to apply a five-year sunset clause to all former EU free trade agreements which are ‘rolled over’ into UK law, under new provisions tabled to parliament in London. Under the new draft UK trade bill, which was reintroduced to parliament on Thursday, the approval of both …