Tag: Brexit

Agri-food Trade after Brexit: Policy Options and Role of Regulation in Future Trade Flows

Abstract: Food trade is a sensitive matter for UK’s post-Brexit food security and EU food exporters. Despite the relatively high tariffs on agricultural products compared to other sectors, the Political Declaration on the future relationship suggests the intentions of UK and EU trade negotiators to eliminate them. However, the text is more ambiguous about rules and… Read more »

Professor Trybus’s interviews on Brexit

After months of negotiation, the United Kingdom (UK) and European Union (EU) have agreed a Brexit deal. It comes in two parts: (i) a 585-page withdrawal agreement, setting the terms of the UK’s divorce from the EU and (ii) a 26-page statement on future relations, sketching out the kind of long-term relationship the UK and EU want to… Read more »

A Financial Exception For Brexit? The Lesson of TTIP For Brexit Negotiations

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Abstract:  Brexit is destined to have a heavy impact on the cross-border regulation and supervision of financial services between the EU and the UK. Henceforth, both parties must find the right regulatory mechanism to manage their relationship in this complex field. Can a UK-EU trade agreement also discipline cross-border finance between the two parties? The present… Read more »

Trump: Symptom or Disease?

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Abstract: This post draws attention to the need of placing president Trump in context. It tries to illustrate that the discourse of the current United States (US) administration towards the European Union (EU), characterised by a degree of hostility or otherwise negative sentiment, might be of a more permanent nature than one would like to… Read more »