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For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

For regulatory ‘alignment’, read ‘de facto convergence’, and a symbolic Brexit

by Professor Simon Deakin, Director of Centre for Business Research and Professor of Law, University of Cambridge The document agreed by the EU and UK in the early hours of 8 December 2017 is not a contract or treaty, merely a ‘joint report’ on progress made in phase one of the Brexit negotiations (https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/joint_report.pdf).  However,… Read more