Category: General

Brexit: Full Steam Ahead

The ‘Brexit Bill’ has now become the ‘Brexit Act’…  Or to give it its full name the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017.  The bill received royal assent last week after making it unamended through both Houses of Parliament and its many committee and reading stages. Theresa May intends to keep to her self-imposed...

Brexit and the Future of UK Data Privacy Laws

In the debate leading up to the UK referendum on membership of the EU, one of the ‘Leave’ campaign’s arguments was that the UK would set itself free from the allegedly crushing burden of EU regulations. Time will tell whether or not, and to what extent, such claims are proven accurate, but it is almost...

Would the ‘Norwegian model’ be right for the UK?

Theresa May spent much of last week touring European capitals for talks with her counterparts. Aside from the fact that the UK government does not intend to invoke Article 50 until early 2017 at the earliest, what is becoming increasingly clear is that there is still no clear answer to the “Brexit means Brexit” conundrum....