Michel Barnier appointed as Brexit particular adviser to von der Leyen

Former EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has been appointed as Ursula von der Leyen’s particular adviser on the implementation of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement and on the finalisation of the bilateral commerce and cooperation settlement, the Commission stated in an announcement on Tuesday.  The deal reached with the UK on December 24 implies that… Continue reading Michel Barnier appointed as Brexit particular adviser to von der Leyen

‘Just a number of hours’ left to agree Brexit commerce deal, says Michel Barnier

And on the extent enjoying discipline, he stated there wanted to be “fair competition” in place, including: “If the sovereign United Kingdom would like to depart from those standards, that is their right, but it brings with it consequences when it comes to access to our markets without tariffs or quotas.”n window.vjConfigObject = window.vjConfigObject ||… Continue reading ‘Just a number of hours’ left to agree Brexit commerce deal, says Michel Barnier

EU and UK lengthen Brexit talks, Barnier says commerce deal ‘nonetheless doable’

The European Commission Chief Ursula von der Leyen and the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson have set one other deadline for his or her negotiation groups to clinch a commerce deal, leaving, nevertheless, European and British lawmakers with restricted time to scrutinise and ratify any doable settlement.  It is the second time the 2 leaders are… Continue reading EU and UK lengthen Brexit talks, Barnier says commerce deal ‘nonetheless doable’