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'Highly problematic, to put it mildly'

Deciphering the Conservative Party’s proposals for a new ‘British Bill of Rights’ is not an easy task, as the eight-page policy document is riddled with errors, distortions and imprecise language. What is more, their two main policy aims are highly problematic, argues
Colm O'Cinneide
9 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 9, 2014 12:00:00 AM

UK & EU: New Faces, Old Problems?

The row between Britain and its allies that accompanied the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new Commission President was seen by some as an effective short-term tactic from David Cameron. But the ‘Juncker bounce’ was short-lived and left Cameron in a long-term strategic pickle.
Paola Buonadonna
6 October 2014
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Five lessons of the Juncker Affair

It is now three months since Jean-Claude Juncker was elected President of the Commission, against the express wishes of the British and Hungarian governments.  What lessons can we draw from this episode about British attitudes to the European Union?
6 October 2014
Prof Michael Shackleton
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Starts: Oct 6, 2014 12:00:00 AM

EMU Governance, EU citizenship and public procurement

Publication date: May 16, 2013 11:19:00 AM

Start: Mar 18, 2014 12:00:00 AM

Britain & Europe Series. 18 March 2014
A joint seminar by UCL and the UK Association for European Law (UKAEL), which will introduce and discuss the UK FIDE reports 2014.

When
18 March 2014, 5.30pm

Please visit Eventbrite to register


Where
:
UCL Faculty of Laws
Graduate Wing
1-2 Endsleigh Street
London WC1H 0EG

This seminar will be divided into two parts:

 Part I (from 5.30pm-6.30pm):
Union Citizenship: Development, Impact and Challenges
UK Rapporteurs: Thomas Horsley, University of Liverpool
Stephanie Reynolds, University of Liverpool
Public Procurement Law: Limitations, Opportunities and Paradoxes
UK Rapporteur: Brian Doherty, Northern Ireland Executive
 Part II (from 6.45pm-8.00pm):
Panel discussion on Britain & the Eurozone (FIDE topic: The Economic and
Monetary Union)
UK Rapporteurs: Professor Piet Eeckhout, UCL Laws
Dr Michael Waibel, University of Cambridge
Chaired by Professor Sir Alan Dashwood QC, City University and President, UKAEL

Refreshments on arrival, followed by a drinks reception

Guests are welcome to attend both parts of the seminar or simply one.

This event is accredited with 2 CPD points for the SRA, accreditation by the BSB is pending.


UKAEL
The UK Association for European Law brings together all those across the UK with an interest in European Union law. Through lectures, conferences and other events it promotes a better understanding of EU law, UKAEL encourages debate and discussion on current issues.

FIDE

UKAEL is the UK branch of FIDE (Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen), the International Federation for European Law. FIDE is an international umbrella organisation that unites various national associations for European law. At present FIDE  has 29 member organisations.

Its next Congress takes place on 28-31 May 2014 in Copenhagen.


About the Series Britain & Europe

The relationship between Britain and Europe is a highly contested issue that dominates political and academic debates. The UCL 'Britain and Europe' seminar series examines the relationship between the United Kingdom, and both the European Union and the Council of Europe. The aim of the series is to discuss important policy issues, with a special focus on their legal dimension. Topics to be addressed include the EU referendum, immigration, human rights, competition policy and taxation.

The series is convened by Prof Piet Eeckhout and Dr Virginia Mantouvalou (UCL Laws), and is run in association with UCL Laws and the UCL Institute for Human Rights.

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