European Institutions

  • UN Agent: Brexit Could Lead to Environmental Degradation

    October 18, 2017

    UN Special Rapporteur on hazardous substances and wastes Baskut Tuncak has published a report claiming that the UK may lack the resources and the political will to uphold the same environmental standards as the EU, thus jeopardizing the environmental rights of UK residents.

  • Lawyers Propose Post-Brexit UK Treaties Court

    October 17, 2017

    The Daily Mail reports that a campaign group of UK lawyers has proposed the creation of an International Treaties Court in Britain whose aim would be to reconcile the UK's interpretation of post-Brexit treaties with the EU with that of the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ), to be guided by an ad hoc arbitration body in the case of disputes between the jurisdictions.

  • US Business Association Criticizes EU Tech Tax Plans

    October 17, 2017

    The American Chamber of Commerce in Europe is warning that EU plans to ramp up the collection of taxes from internet giants will dampen economic growth in Europe and sabotage US-EU cooperation on building a global governance system for corporate taxation.

  • Commentator: EU Must Punish Poland over Courts

    October 17, 2017

    Asserting that, since it came to power two years ago, Poland's Law and Justice Party has "wrecked the country’s legal system and devoured its judiciary," researcher Zselyke Csaky calls on EU member states to "go nuclear" on the country by suspending its voting rights in the Council of the EU and cutting its development funding.

  • Goodman: Prepare for "No Deal" Brexit Scenario

    October 16, 2017

    Commentator Paul Goodman writes that UK Prime Minister Theresa May must make it clear to EU officials that the British Government is ready to walk away from Brexit negotiations if they do not offer the UK a beneficial future relationship with the bloc, and that British officials must prepare for such a "no deal" scenario in the event it occurs as early as 2019.

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