Brexit Highlights 19 – 25 February 2018

– A UK government paper on the ‘implementation period was made available online.

– A document – Brexit, financial stability and the supervision of clearing systems – requested by the European Parliament‘s Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs was published.

– More topical slides were published on the Taskforce on Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom website (European Commission) – Slides on Mobility; Slides on Transport; Slides on Regulatory issues

– A new post was published on In Brief – the National Assembly for Wales Research Service blog – Is a Continuity Bill on its way?

– A new contribution was published on the Welsh Brexit blog (Cardiff University) – Brexit and Welsh firms. The post also refers to the recently published report by Welsh Government – Trade Policy: The Issues for Wales

– A new post was published on BrexitLawNIBrexit and the Leaked Full Draft Agreement Text

– Professor Vernon Bogdanor wrote a report which was published by the Constitution SocietyBrexit and our unprotected constitution.

– The House of Commons Library produced several briefing papers – Brexit: devolved legislature business; Brexit: Council Directives for Negotiations on Transition; The Spending of the Department for Exiting the European Union; Brexit: who has said what about transition?

– New Brexit-related articles were published on the Free Movement blog – The rights of EU nationals in the UK post-Brexit – five pessimistic predictions; EU residents rush for British citizenship but ever fewer new arrivals from Europe; Blocking Brexit: Article 50 in the Scottish Court of Session.

– Professor Steve Peers (University of Essex) wrote an article for the EU Law Analysis blog – Lions or Unicorns? Theresa May and Boris Johnson’s speeches on the UK’s future relationship with the EU.

– A new article was published on the European Law blog – Does Member State Withdrawal from the European Union Extinguish EU Citizenship? C/13/640244 / KG ZA 17-1327 of the Rechtbank Amsterdam (‘The Amsterdam Case’)

– A new blog post was published on the Bruegel blog – Why a good Brexit outcome matters (and it’s not just the economy, stupid!)

– A new Brexit-related post was published on the LSE Brexit blog – There can be no “ideal” Brexit agreement, Swedish expert agency warns


– A new Brexit-related article was published in the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law: Patricia Brazil and Catherine Cosgrave, ‘The Implications of Brexit for British Citizens in Ireland Navigating the Irish Immigration System’ (2018) 32 (1) J.I.A.N.L. 10–27.

– Michael Zander ‘considers retained EU law & modified powers’ in his article in the New Law Journal: Michael Zander, ‘The House of Lords & the EU Withdrawal Bill (Pt 2)’ (23 February 2018) NLJ 15–16.




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