• ‘Brexit Transition and the Rule of Law: An Uncertain New World?’ by Dr Oliver Garner

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  • Amanda Millar, President of the Law Society of Scotland, talks about her Presidency priorities

  • Black Lives Matter and the legal profession by I. Stephanie Boyce

  • COVID-19, Brexit and the Resilience of the English & Welsh Courts - Elizabeth Williams, Stuart Doxford & Tom Bowen

  • Will the UK rely more on private international law in the future? by Michael Clancy

  • Canada, the most European Country oustide of Europe! - By Sam Ayoub

  • Back to the Future with the UK – EU future agreement

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Commission publishes its proposal for revised standard contractual clauses (SCCs)

On 12 November, the Commission published its proposal for revised set of standard contractual clauses (SCCs). The SCCs are one of the safeguards for transfers of personal data outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The proposal is open for consultation until 10 ...

European Data Protection Board adopts recommendations on supplementary measures following Schrems II judgment

In early November, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published two sets of recommendations: Recommendations on measures that supplement transfer tools to ensure compliance with the EU level of protection of personal data; and Recommendations on the European Essential Guarantees for surveillance measures. Both documents intend to address the requirements ...

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‘Brexit Transition and the Rule of Law: An Uncertain New World?’ by Dr Oliver Garner

On Monday 9 November, the UK House of Lords voted to remove certain provisions of the UK Internal Market Bill. These clauses would permit government Ministers to legislate in breach of the Withdrawal Agreement. A former Lord Chief Justice and a former Lord Chancellor condemned the ‘emergency clauses’ as a ...

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The EU at the WTO: the next Director-General

In May this year, the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Roberto Azevedo, announced his surprise resignation effective on 31 August 2020, a year ahead of schedule. The intergovernmental organisation is currently being run by a coalition of four Deputy Director-Generals serving in an interim capacity.

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