In December 2017, a judicial review was raised at the Court of Session by Andy Wightman, MSP & Ors, seeking an answer to the question of whether the UK Government’s notice of intention to withdraw from the European Union in terms of Article 50.2 TEU could be revoked by the UK unilaterally.
As the UK moves closer to exiting the European Union, decisions are being made which could impact on how our current systems and laws operate post-Brexit. One of the prominent discussions is how European laws we have relied on for decades will be treated post-Brexit. This month, the government have issued a discussion paper on how Brexit will impact competition law, and more specifically, state aid controls which are currently governed primarily by European law.
More than a year has passed since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Since then Brexit has rarely been far from the top of the news agenda and has almost replaced the weather as the go to conversation starter.
As featured in The Scotsman today.
As our series of Brexit [blogs] has illustrated, the EU Referendum result in June 2016 spawned a host of consequences, and many a discussion about the impact and implications of Brexit.
The Supreme Court has given its judgment in the UK constitutional case of R (on the application of Miller and another) (Respondents) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Appellant).
Over six months has now passed since the UK took the decision to leave the European Union (EU) so now is a good time to take stock of the impact this will have, or has had, in employment law and what the practical implications may be for human resources professionals. Much of UK employment law derives from, or is influenced by, EU law, and so the potential impact of Brexit on UK employment is significant. It is important to remember that despite the referendum the UK remains a Member State of the EU and is bound by EU law until such time as the UK leaves the EU.
The United Kingdom’s (UK) unprecedented vote to leave the European Union in June has led, amongst other things, to significant turmoil in global markets, warnings of an impending recession, and a multitude of power struggles in the halls of Parliament – the likes of which would not look out of place in a Shakespeare play. With all of the uncertainty and drama which has followed the vote to leave the EU, the UK is forced to continue to ponder what twists and turns the Brexit story might take next. Continue Reading
Brexit has caused a fair degree of uncertainty in the food and drink sector in respect of the changing legal framework, financial implications and practical consequences that may result from the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union.
Two months on from the result, anyone assessing Brexit impact has to admit that in truth “it’s too soon to say”.
For higher and further education in Scotland, however, there seems to be little, if any, anticipated benefit, and much potential harm. Obviously, until actual exit (terms unknown) the status quo, strictly speaking, applies. The sector is taking little comfort from that, as various bodies have made clear.