As the recent, seminal BKA-Act Case shows, Germany wants to be seen as a beacon for privacy and data protection in our anxious, big-data era while also benefitting from a blood-and-iron security regime.
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In an overwhelming show of “Brexit” support, the British House of Commons has voted to support a bill that grants Prime Minister Theresa May the power to begin Brexit negotiations.
Affirming a lower court decision, the UK Supreme Court has held that, despite the referendum in June 2016 calling for withdrawal from the European Union, Britain cannot withdraw from the Union without parliamentary approval.
The debate between “hard” Brexit and “soft” Brexit is finally over. After months of ambiguity, British Prime Minister Theresa May yesterday clarified her government’s strategic objectives, just in time for the start of negotiations in March: May is taking a hard line.
A primer on the UK’s High Court of Justice ruling this morning that the Prime Minister may not begin the Brexecution process by unilaterally triggering the U.K.’s exit from the EU under Article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU).
The push-and-pull between immigration and the other three freedoms key to the EU—the free movement of goods, capital, and services—is perhaps the most divisive issue in the Brexit saga.
In this piece, I’m going to outline several of the myriad trade issues that the U.K. and EU negotiators will have to sort out to make Brexit a reality.
What exactly happens when Article 50 gets invoked? We all know that there are supposed to be two years of negotiation, but what can we say about the mechanisms and subjects of those negotiations?
This post is the first in a series which will attempt to cut to the legal heart of Brexit by describing the process of putting the referendum vote into meaningful legal practice—what we might call “Brexecution.” We start at the very beginning, with the formal declaration of intent to leave the EU.
I got behind on my podcast listening and managed not to listen to this month-old episode of Invisibilia until this morning. It's worth Lawfare reader attention—or, at least, the first half of it is. (The second half deals with online dating.)