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The Scottish government's Stay in Scotland campaign has been relaunched with updated resources to help European Union (EU) citizens living in Scotland access and prove their immigration status online using the UK government’s ‘view and prove’ service. The Scottish government said i

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A series of three briefing papers on the Scottish Parliament’s consideration of proposals to amend retained EU law in devolved areas is now available. The papers have been written by Dr Robert Brett Taylor and Professor Adelyn L M Wilson of the University of Aberdeen as part of a Scottish Parl

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The UK is set to depart from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in a move with implications for post-Brexit data transfers between the UK and the European Union. Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden yesterday announced plans to "[reform] our own data laws so that they're based on common sense,

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European citizens are being detained and threatened with deportation, despite having applied for settled status – contrary to the Brexit withdrawal agreement. The Home Office has served EU nationals removal directions even though they could prove they had applied for settled status.

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The UK government has set out plans for a new post-Brexit subsidy control system that will allow public authorities – including the devolved administrations – to provide direct support to businesses in line with strategic goals. The Subsidy Control Bill, introduced to Westminster today,

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The UK government has reportedly told the European Commission that it has unilaterally breached the Northern Ireland Protocol because of circumstances beyond its control. In a 20-page letter in response to EU legal proceedings, the UK has suggested that it will rely on force majeure to explain its i

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The European Union is to take legal action today against the UK over its unilateral attempt to change the terms of the Northern Ireland Protocol, RTÉ News reports. The European Commission will issue legal proceedings in a letter to the UK government, after its decision earlier this month to u

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The presidents of the UK's three law societies will set out their ongoing response to Brexit at an event early next month. The briefing has been organised by the UK Law Societies' Joint Brussels Office and will explore the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and what this means for UK qualified so

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A new category of membership has been created for the UK to preserve its standing in the Council of European Bars and Law Societies (CCBE) after the end of the Brexit transition period. Fears that the UK delegation would be relegated to a lower status have been allayed with the announcement of 'affi

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A fresh legal challenge will see judges in Belfast asked to rule on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted in bad faith and for improper purpose in relation to Brexit. An anonymous litigant is seeking a declaration that the prime minister's decision to sign the Withdrawal Agreement and Northern

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Daniel Wincott, Blackwell professor of law and society at the University of Cardiff, explores the impact of Brexit on devolution across the UK. Brexit has exposed the underdeveloped and fragile aspects of devolution in the UK. Devolved governments’ relationships with London are strained. The a

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Thorntons' Gurjit Pall has urged Scottish businesses to apply for a Home Office sponsor licence as the Brexit transition period draws to a close – to ensure they can still access the best overseas talent. “With the new rules looming, employers should consider applying for a sponsor

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The European Commission has launched infringement proceedings against the UK for breaching its obligations under the Brexit deal. A letter of formal notice has been sent to the UK for a response by the end of October, after which the Commission may issue a reasoned opinion.

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An article has been published by Professor Colin Reid of Dundee University on the effect of Brexit on environmental governance across the UK. The abstract states: "The UK’s withdrawal from the EU will not bring about immediate changes to the substance of environmental law in the UK,

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