Brexit – Can the UK Government Change Its Mind After the UK Has Given the EU a Brexit Notice?

Once the UK Government has handed in to the European Council the notice pursuant to Article 50 (2) of the Treaty on European Union (“TEU”), the exit process provided for in Article 50 TEU will be started and the UK and the EU enter into negotiations in respect of a Withdrawal Agreement and one or more agreements on the future relationship (Future Relationship Agreements) between the UK and EU.

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BREXIT – What Does This Mean for UK Data Protection Law?

By Gail Crawford and Ulrich Wuermeling

As the whole world now knows, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) in its historic referendum on 23rd June by a vote of 51.9 percent in favour of “leave” to 48.1 in favour of “remain”. This blog focuses on how that decision will impact both UK and global organisations’ compliance with data protection law.

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Agreement in Principle Announced for an EU Regime On Conflict Minerals

Agreement in Principle Announced for an EU Regime On Conflict Minerals

In a so-called “trilogue” meeting on June 16, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, and the European Commission reached a “political” agreement on the key elements of a regulation that would implement a due diligence and reporting regime for conflict minerals imported in the EU.

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