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Brexit: Developments in Parliament on UK Trade and Sanctions Bills

The UK Trade Bill continued to be debated in the House of Commons with a second reading taking place on 9 January 2018. One of the main contributions of the bill is the establishment of the UK Trade Remedies Authority, an institution responsible for investigations into trade remedies, a responsibility currently assigned to the European … Continue Reading

House of Lords Report Expresses Deep Concerns Over UK Sanctions Bill

On 17 November, the House of Lords Select Committee published its report on the UK Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill, wherein it expressed concerns, for example, in respect of the bill’s three-yearly review provisions, which it is not convinced are acceptable. The Lords also questioned the absence of an individual’s right to be told that … Continue Reading