UCL Faculty of Laws


Professor Piet Eeckhout discusses impact of WTO terms in the event of no-deal Brexit on ITV News

12 February 2019

Professor Piet Eeckhout spoke to ITV News about how the World Trade Organisation rules would affect the UK in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Piet Eeckhout

Professor Piet Eeckhout, Dean of UCL Laws and Academic Director of the UCL European Institute, was featured in an ITV News report about how World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms may affect future trade deals if a Brexit withdrawal agreement is not reached.

Professor Eeckhout discusses what the potential implications would be if the UK lowered its tariffs, stating that there would be little incentive for other countries to negotiate trade deals with the UK.

You can watch the report in full now on ITV News.