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Law Society of England and Wales submits written evidence to House of Lords EU Home Affair Sub-Committee

29 June 2018

In March, the EU Home Affairs Sub-Committee of the House of Lords launched an inquiry into the proposed UK-EU security treaty. The Law Society of England and Wales prepared a written submission responding to this inquiry, setting out the practical and legal challenges involved in negotiating a security treaty.

UK legal professions produce paper on practice rights of EU lawyers in the UK

29 June 2018

Read more about your practice rights as an EU lawyer in the different UK jurisdictions under the current (draft) withdrawal agreement

European Parliament moves closer to reforming EU copyright rules

29 June 2018

On Wednesday 20 June, the European Parliament moved one step closer to adopting a directive on the reform of EU copyright rules. The Commission proposal was seen by many as a key file in the completion of the so-called digital single market.

A look forward to the new Austrian presidency

29 June 2018

The official programme of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union during the second half of 2018 (1 July to 31 December 2018) has as its motto “A Europe that protects”. The Presidency will be part of the trio Estonia-Bulgaria-Austria.

June case law digest

29 June 2018

A summary of recent Court of Justice decisions and Advocate General opinions.

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