As we dip into the second week of December, with the Brexit-deal deadline looming, things are slowly picking up. A positive announcement has been made by the Irish foreign minister, yesterday, welcoming the EU-UK agreement… Read More »As the UK abandons law-breaking legislation, the talks continue between PM and Ursula von der Leyen
As the weeks come to an end, Michel Barnier, who was initially supposed to be returning back to Brussels this evening, has announced he will not be updating EU ambassadors and will stay in London… Read More »Will this ‘final week’ of negotiations end in a deal?
Brussels news correspondents reported on a small victory in the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The UK has given in and agreed to remain tied to European human rights rules in order to get a trade and… Read More »Brexit: Agreement reached on human rights. What’s next?
Over the last week, Brexit deal negotiations had to be held virtually as the Belgian team, including the chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, were forced to self-isolate for a week, in accordance with the Belgian Covid… Read More »Brexit: In-person talks to resume on Friday, but will that change anything?
As the Brexit deal negotiations are expected to be wrapped up at the end of this week, the stakeholders are rolling up their sleeves in an attempt to make the transition after the new year… Read More »Post-Brexit checks simulation results in five-mile lorry queues at Eurotunnel
A member of the Brussels negotiation team led by Michel Barnier has tested positive for Covid 19 causing the in-person talks to be suspended. As a result, the chief negotiator has to now self-isolate for… Read More »Covid halting the negotiations while neither UK nor EU appears ready for January 1st
Before the 2016 Brexit referendum, Lord Frost, now the UK’s Brexit negotiator, wrote about the likely event of the UK being the one to have “to make concessions to get the deal.” He referred to… Read More »We are still far away from a trade deal – UK not ready to shake on the EU’s demands
Being just days away from the deadline for the Brexit deal negotiations to end, set by the EU for mid-November, tensions amongst the stakeholders are rising. The Irish foreign minister warned that the deal needs… Read More »A Brexit deal needs to be agreed by next week
The Brexit transition period ends in less than 50 days and the probability of UK firms facing major disruption at the end of it is growing. The Department of International Trade (DIT) worked hard earlier… Read More »Roll over EU trade agreements – a “shambolic state of affairs”
As predicted back in the summer, many countries around the world are facing their second wave of Covid 19. As a result, several European countries, just like the UK, are going back into lockdowns, putting… Read More »Brexit: Pessimistic outlooks, serious divergencies and a court case for Boris Johnson