Brexit: are EU Citizens in limbo?

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by Dan Bunting “Brexit means Brexit”, or so says our new Prime Minister. Sadly, it is almost certainly not as simple as that. The UK has voted for Brexit, but which Brexit? In mid August 2016 Gisela Stuart MP, one of the few Labour MPs who was in the ‘Leave’ camp, announced her concern that […]

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 […]