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UK: Brussels Lex Specialis over Northern Ireland-style moves makes headway

While the Tory Party in the United Kingdom consumes itself with a leadership contest and the British parliament debates a bill which would unilaterally suspend the Northern Ireland protocol, the European Union’s plan for enforcement of the provisions of the EU-UK Withdrawal and Trade and Cooperation Agreements is making solid …

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Week in London: TRA and a Johnson ethics row, Australia FTA, USTR Northern Ireland warning

While the world was glued to their smartphone screens for updates on the 12th ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization in Geneva, some might have missed that this has been once again a turbulent week in the United Kingdom’s trade policy. By Chris Horseman and a little extra input …

EU agreement implementation Northern Ireland UK Australia & NZ Week in London column

Week in London: TCA dispute settlement, Northern Ireland, New Zealand

Another week another discovery of how the United Kingdom’s post-Brexit trade policy is unfolding in reality. European Commission formalises powers to take action against any UK TCA breaches The European Commission has tabled a proposal which would give it legal powers to suspend all or part of the EU-UK trade …