Dispute Settlement Mechanisms after Brexit: a Crucial Element in the Forthcoming Negotiations with the EU*, by Peter Oliver

In his speech last week, Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s Brexit negotiator, warned that the Withdrawal Agreement which is to be negotiated pursuant to Article 50 TEU will have to be subject to the law and judicial system of the EU. Of course, that agreement will be an act of the EU institutions and so cannot escape the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of … Continuer de lire Dispute Settlement Mechanisms after Brexit: a Crucial Element in the Forthcoming Negotiations with the EU*, by Peter Oliver

Why an Act of Parliament is Required before Brexit is Formally Launched, by Peter Oliver

 Résumé : Ce post analyse la décision de la Cour Suprême du RU dans laquelle les juges ont décidé à 8 voix contre 3 que le gouvernement du RU ne pouvait déclencher la procédure de retrait de l’UE sans l’accord du Parlement du RU. Les juges ont néanmoins considéré à l’unanimité que les règles relatives à la dévolution n’impliquaient pas que le gouvernement doive requérir … Continuer de lire Why an Act of Parliament is Required before Brexit is Formally Launched, by Peter Oliver

Is an Act of Parliament Required before Brexit is Formally Launched? by Peter Oliver

Résumé : Une des questions soulevée par le vote du 23 Juin dernier est de savoir si le Parlement britannique doit adopter une loi pour permettre au Gouvernement d’activer l’article 50 du TUE.  Trois différents recours, réunis en une seule affaire, ont été introduits en ce sens. Dans sa décision rendue le 3 Novembre, la Haute Cour retient que le droit européen est intégré d’une … Continuer de lire Is an Act of Parliament Required before Brexit is Formally Launched? by Peter Oliver

The Interface between the Withdrawal Agreement under Article 50(2) and the UK’s Future Relationship with the EU: the Content and the Timing

It is generally agreed that the UK’s departure from the EU will involve the conclusion of not one but of at least two agreements between the UK on the one hand and the EU alone or together with the Member States on the other.  First, there is the Withdrawal Agreement based on Article 50(2) TEU, which by definition will concern the conditions of the UK’s … Continuer de lire The Interface between the Withdrawal Agreement under Article 50(2) and the UK’s Future Relationship with the EU: the Content and the Timing