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The heart of the matter: passion, politics and the EU referendum

Both Leave and Remain have appealed to voters’ guts to the extent that reason itself has become suspicious. Emotions will rule the day on 23 June, but at what cost?
23 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

The price of solidarity: is Brexit worth it?

A misunderstanding of history and of historical time has put European solidarity on the chopping block. Think carefully before allowing the axe to swing, pleads Jan Kubik, Director of the School of Slavonic & East European Studies at UCL.
23 June 2016
Jan Kubik
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Starts: Jun 23, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Undecided on the referendum? These are the three questions to ask yourself in the voting booth

If there is one thing people can agree on as they prepare to vote on the UK’s EU membership: comprehensive, comprehensible and trustworthy information is in short supply. Every day, the quality of the debate sinks to a new low – yet the stakes are as high as ever. How, then, are you supposed to make your decision on June 23? What questions should you ask yourself when you enter the polling booth?
16 June 2016
Uta Staiger
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Starts: Jun 16, 2016 12:00:00 AM

EU-US Trade negotiations

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This section provides background material and references on the EU-US trade and investment negotiations, covering inter alia investment protection.

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND ONLINE RESOURCES

I. Introductory materials
II. Common Commercial Policy
  • K De Gucht, ‘The implications of the Lisbon Treaty for EU Trade policy’, paper presented at S&D seminar on EU Trade Policy, Oporto, 8 October 2010.
  • P Eeckhout, EU External Relations Law (2nd edn, OUP 2011)
    --- Policies: chapter 10, ‘Competence in matters of commercial policy’, p 439.
  • D Kleimann, ‘Taking Stock: EU Common Commercial Policy in the Lisbon Era’, CEPS Working Document No 345, April 2011
  • M Krajewski, “The Reform of the Common Commercial Policy” in A Biondi, P Eeckhout and S Ripley (eds), EU Law After Lisbon (OUP 2012) 292.
  • R Leas-Arcas, ‘The European Union’s Trade and Investment Policy after the Treaty of Lisbon’ (2010) 11:4 Journal of World Investment and Trade 463.
III. EU-US trade relations and the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)
IV. Selected News Items