The June In Focus edition features in-depth analyses from our network of experts in trade policy.
We are delighted to feature an article from Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom in which she outlines the EU trade talks with Mexico and the EU’s future approach to trade policy. Laurence Ankersmit from Client Earth brings us insightful details of the CETA crisis in the Belgian province of Wallonia. Peter Balas from Covington and Burling discusses the trade policy implications of Brexit.
The Queen’s Speech for the 2017 Parliament has set out a comprehensive agenda with much that will be received positively by the solicitor profession, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
Commenting on the Queen’s Speech today, 21 June 2017, Law Society of Scotland President Graham Matthews, said: “Today’s Queen’s Speech sets out the UK Government’s legislative programme for the next two years. As expected there is a heavy focus on the legislative work that will be required for us to leave the European Union and the need to provide stability during that process.”
People bereaved and injured in the Finsbury Park Mosque attack in London on Sunday night will be offered free legal advice through the panel of solicitor firms convened by the Law Society of England and Wales in the wake of the London Bridge attack just two weeks ago.
Negotiations over Brexit must have a clear focus on ensuring British trade - including the export of legal services - is not undermined, the Law Society of England and Wales warned today as it reaffirmed its commitment to convening legal expertise to work for a good deal for the UK economy and UK citizens.
The Law Society of England and Wales and the Law Society Scotland adopted their position on the Commission’s proposal for a mandatory lobbying register from September 2016.
Brexit has again dominated the headlines this month, and in this issue we take a closer look at some of the issues which have arisen following the UK Government’s notification under Article 50 that the UK will leave the European Union.
The March 2017 edition of Brussels Agenda looks at Brexit and the negotiating objectives in the field of practice rights, recognition and enforcement of judgments, as well as consumer and family law.