The need for Parliament’s consent to trigger Art 50 is a matter of EU Law

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by Richard Lang Paragraph 1 of Art 50 of the Treaty on European Union, governing voluntary withdrawal of a member state from the EU, reads: “Any member state may decide to withdraw from the Union in accordance with its own constitutional requirements.” This right is followed in the next paragraph by an obligation: “A member […]

Brexit, risk mitigation & corporate crime

by Louise Delahunty After the shock waves felt as a result of the Brexit vote, how should companies deal with corporate governance and criminal risk issues? What should companies be monitoring as they await changes that will take place once the Brexit Article 50 trigger is pulled? A huge proportion of the UK’s criminal and […]

What now for human rights in the UK post-Brexit?

by Jon Robins Theresa May, expected to shortly emerge as the “stop Boris” prime ministerial candidate in this post-referendum world, kept her head down during the Brexit campaign apart from one notable intervention. While it was the economy, sovereignty and increasingly immigration that dominated debate over the last few weeks, the home secretary explained that […]