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Reflections on Keynote Seminar – “Brexit and economic policy priorities for Scotland”
14 March 2017
I recently had the pleasure of attending the Keynote Seminar – hosted by Scotland Policy Conferences – entitled “Brexit and economic policy priorities for Scotland – investment, growth and international trade”. The seminar was well attended, with top solicitors, accountants, representatives of major businesses, trade organisations, senior university faculty members and politicians contributing to a comprehensive set of presentations and lively discussion thereafter.
Brexit: A pure question of law
29 November 2016
R (Miller & Anor) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union & Ors  EWHC 2768 (Admin). The High Court has ruled that the government cannot rely on the royal prerogative to give notice of the UK’s intention to withdraw from the European Union (EU) pursuant to Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union (TEU) without recourse to parliamentary approval.
Managing Brexits – Breaking up is hard to do?
04 November 2016
Whatever side of the debate you were on, there can be no doubt that the referendum vote on 23 June this year was one of the most significant political and economic events for many decades. The recent High Court decision on the challenge to the government’s right to implement Article 50, demonstrates the complexity of the issues, and the state of confusion that prevails.
Brexit – Planning for the Future
22 September 2016
When the UK’s decision to leave the EU was announced on 24 June 2016 it sent shockwaves through the world which has resulted, amongst other things, in unprecedented political change, turbulent currency markets and a number of questions for businesses.