Brexit Highlights 16 – 31 October 2020

– The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office produced new guidance – The Withdrawal Agreement: summary of citizens’ rights for UK nationals

– The European Union Committee (House of Lords) produced a new report – The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill: Part 5

Government response to the consultation on the UK Internal Market was updated.

– A new policy paper was published – Withdrawal Agreement explainer for part 2: citizens’ rights

– The House of Commons Library produced a new research briefing – UK subsidy policy: first steps

-The Scottish Parliament Information Centre produced a new briefing – Issue 15: EU-UK future relationship negotiations

– A new Brexit brief newsletter was produced by the Northern Ireland Assembly research service.

– New documents related to the work of the Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom were made available – Brexit readiness seminar: treating UK nationals at the external Schengen borders and related issues; Organising principles for further negotiations; First joint report on the implementation of residence rights under part two of the withdrawal agreement; Joint statement following the first meeting of the Specialised Committee on the Other Separation Provisions

– New guides were published by the Law SocietyEnd of transition period guidance: rules on jurisdiction; End of transition period guidance: service of documents; End of transition period guidance: taking of evidence; End of transition period guidance: trade in legal services

– New articles were published on the Free Movement blog, including the following – The government can easily fix its policy on citizenship for EU nationals – here’s how

– A new report was published by the Public Law ProjectPlus ça change? Brexit and the flaws of the delegated legislation system

– New articles were published on the EU Relations Law blog – New Draft Procurement Regulations Laid Before Parliament; Broad criticism of the EU-Switzerland Institutional Agreement; Synopsis of Cambridge-Monckton Webinar (2): EU Relations Law – Interpretation, Enforcement and Dispute Resolution;

– New articles were published on the Squire Patton Boggs Brexit Legal blog – The Impact of Brexit on Contracts; Why Data May Prove One of The Hardest Parts of Brexit

– New posts were published on the Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer blog – Opening the floodgates on moving away from EU law?; The path to no-deal?

– A new post was published on the UCL Europe blog – Hard bargaining dies hard

– New posts were published on the Brexit Institute blog – The End of the post-Brexit Transition and the Global Pharmaceutical Sector; Post-Brexit UK Fund Regulation: Equivalence, Divergence or Convergence?; Deal or No Deal? EU-UK Negotiations Have Hit the Wall, but the End is Not in Sight

– New articles on the Centre on Constitutional Change blog – UK is not doing enough to get Irish-facing ports ready for Brexit; UK internal market principles will create distrust within the union, says new report

– New articles were published on the LSE Brexit blog, including the following – How does the UK Internal Market Bill relate to Northern Ireland?; The cost of Brexit is likely to be more than double that of COVID – it must be delayed

– A new article was posted on the Litigation Futures blog – Court of Appeal to have power to depart from EU law

– A new article was published on the Bingham Centre for The Rule of Law blog – The UK Internal Market Bill and the Mother of all Ouster Clauses

– A new article was posted on the EU law analysis blog – The considerable contribution of British lawyers to EU (migration) law

– New articles were published on the UK in a Changing Europe website, including the following –Australia-style’: a-model for relations with Europe; The services sector and a UK-EU trade deal; A free trade agreement still comes with costs; Singapore on Thames is dead, long live Singapore on Thames

– New articles were published on the Cosmopolis blog – The Residence Rights of Family Members who are EU Citizens or UK Nationals under the Withdrawal Agreement; The Residence Rights of EU Citizens and UK Nationals under the Withdrawal Agreement; Family Reunion Rights for EU Citizens and UK Nationals under the UK’s EU Withdrawal Agreement: Indirect Family Members

NEW ARTICLES IN THE LIBRARY

Paul Henty, ‘Brexit: towards the cliff edge’ (16 October 2020) NLJ 9-10.

Michael Zander, ‘Withdrawal (dis)agreement (Pt 3). A Bill for the birds? Michael Zander on the UK Internal Market Bill’s rough ride in the Lords’ (23 October 2020) NLJ 10-11.

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