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With formal confirmation that the transitional period will not be extended under the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement, it now appears very likely that the future relationship with the EU will commence from the 1st January 2021. This decision immediately preceded the meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European ...

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The EU confirms option to defer DAC 6 reporting obligations

On 24 June, the EU Council announced that it had adopted by written procedure an amending directive to DAC 6 providing an optional six-month delay to the reporting deadlines due to the disruption caused by the pandemic. This follows European Parliament approval received on 19 June.

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The overview of the most important cases from the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU) in May.

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