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    BREXIT: May’s Maze? 

    With 59 days to go until B-Day, it is still not clear what will happen.  Among the several plates which are spinning are: The UK's House of Commons is still voting on what the UK should do next.  There is expected to be another "meaningful vote" over the next few weeks on whether to accept the draft withdrawal agreement but in the interim, parliament is considering a series of procedural votes...

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    Brexit - The Political Declaration and its impact on services

    The impact of Brexit will be keenly felt in Ireland regarding the provision of services generally (including financial services).

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    Brexit: Extend, Suspend, Mend, Amend or Pretend?

    Following the decision of the House of Commons on 15 January 2019 to reject the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK, what happens now?

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    What are the lessons so far from Brexit?

    A&L Goodbody partner Dr Vincent Power’s paper describing the lessons so far from Brexit, has been published in the Irish Journal of European Law.

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    Ireland and the WTO - how will cross border services provided to the UK be treated in a no Brexit deal scenario?

    How will cross border services provided to the UK be treated in a no Brexit deal scenario

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    Ireland in a no Brexit deal scenario - what measures is the EU proposing for financial services, air transport, road haulage and customs?

    The UK invoked the exit procedure under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union in March 2017. Unless the UK's decision is withdrawn or the period is extended, this will become effective in a little over 80 days.

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    It’s beginning to look a lot like…No deal Brexit planning

    There are 16 weekends to go to B-Day which is scheduled for 29 March 2019.  We would not rule out a late deal – which is the way the EU typically does deals. Nonetheless, it is useful to know about, and where to find the latest on, the Irish, UK and EU no-deal Brexit planning.

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    It’s official: The UK may unilaterally withdraw the Article 50 Withdrawal Notice

    On 10 December, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled, in a 76-paragraph judgment, that a member state may unilaterally withdraw the notice of its intention to leave the EU. This is only so long as the withdrawal agreement has not entered into force or any extension of the article 50 negotiation process has not expired.

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    May May Change Her Mind

    On 29 March 2017, the Article 50 letter was taken by two civil servants from London to Brussels on Eurostar.

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    Remember the Article 50 Letter?  Will we ever see an Article 49 Letter?

    Almost immediately after the Brexit referendum result was known in June 2016, the talk was when would the UK "trigger" Article 50? There was much speculation about when the UK would send the so-called "Article 50 Letter".

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    Brexit: Dáil Éireann votes in favour of the EU-UK draft Brexit withdrawal agreement

    On 21 November 2018, the Irish lower house of parliament, Dáil Éireann, voted to approve a motion supporting the Draft Withdrawal Agreement between the EU and the UK. 

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    BREXIT: White smoke becomes London fog –  businesses should study the current draft

    The publication on Wednesday 14 November of the 585-page draft UK Withdrawal Agreement means that there is now a potential deal on the table.

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