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Let the negotiations begin—triggering Article 50

Let the negotiations begin—triggering Article 50
Published on: 23 March 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Let the negotiations begin—triggering Article 50
  • Once the EU accepts the UK’s notification of its intention to withdraw, what are the next stages in the process under Art 50 TEU?
  • The negotiation guidelines are set by the EU, is there any opportunity for the UK to influence the process?
  • What are the key milestones in the two-year Art 50 TEU timeline and when is each of these likely to happen?
  • What are the key political events on the horizon across the EU in the two-year Art 50 TEU timeline which could impede/impact the Brexit process?
  • What is the predicted course of EU negotiations? Are there any typical stances, challenges that the UK will face?
  • What happens if a deal isn’t reached within the two-year window?
  • Could the UK change its mind once Art 50 TEU has been triggered?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: Theresa May has indicated that she will officially notify the EU on 29 March 2017 that the UK is leaving, and kick-start the Art 50 TEU process. Hazel Moffat, partner at DLA Piper, discusses the road ahead, and the various challenges and impediments the UK could face in extricating itself from the EU. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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