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Irish businesses exposed to Brexit are putting themselves at risk over foreign currency

Several Irish companies which deal in foreign currency are putting themselves at financial risk due to a lack of appropriate hedging in their organisations, according to the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Ireland.

Published 22 August 2019

UK officials to withdraw from EU meetings from September 2019

UK officials will withdraw from most EU meetings, including important meetings on European law and policy, with effect from 1 September 2019.

Published 21 August 2019

No-deal Brexit warning for tens of thousands of Irish motorists using UK licenses

Tens of thousands of Irish motorists are driving with UK licenses in spite of a warning that they could become invalid after a no-deal Brexit.

Published 19 August 2019

Victims' campaigner Raymond McCord to bring fresh court challenge against no-deal Brexit

Victims' rights campaigner Raymond McCord has launched a challenge in the Northern Ireland courts aimed at preventing the Prime Minister from suspending Parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit.

Published 15 August 2019

Attempt to take private prosecution bid against Boris Johnson to Supreme Court fails

The man attempting to privately prosecute Prime Minister Boris Johnson over allegations he lied during the 2016 EU referendum has failed in a bid to take the case to the UK Supreme Court.

Published 15 August 2019

UK officials to withdraw from EU law meetings this week

UK officials will withdraw from EU meetings on European law and policy this week in anticipation of the UK's exit later this year, according to reports.

Published 13 August 2019

Court proceedings to stop Johnson suspending Parliament commence in Edinburgh

A legal petition to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson forcing through a no-deal Brexit by suspending Parliament has been granted permission to proceed.

Published 12 August 2019

Professor R. Daniel Kelemen: New leaders and old problems – Brexit and the rule of law crisis

Professor R. Daniel Kelemen, professor of political science and law and Jean Monnet chair in European Union politics at Rutgers University, writes on the change of leadership in the UK and the EU.

Published 31 July 2019

MPs and Peers to launch Scottish court challenge to block Brexit prorogation of Parliament

A cross-party group of MPs and Peers have announced a Scottish court action aiming to block the Prime Minister from proroguing Parliament in the run-up to the Brexit deadline.

Published 23 July 2019

Lord Sumption suggests creation of inner privy council to advise Queen in face of proroguing

The Queen should be kept out of the Brexit controversy with the establishment of an inner privy council to advise her on proroguing Parliament, Lord Sumption has said.

Published 18 July 2019

Divorces obtained in UK may not be recognised in Ireland after Brexit

Divorces obtained in the UK may not be recognised in Ireland after Brexit, according to a briefing paper drawn up by the Bar Council of Ireland.

Published 8 July 2019

Conor Gearty – The British constitution, Brexit and human rights

The flexibility of the British constitution, once thought to be such a strength, has played a large part in destroying the country. In this edited version of a recent lecture delivered in Cambridge, Professor Conor Gearty (LSE) explains why he now believes more than ever that only the experience of no-deal will bring Britain to its senses.

Published 5 July 2019

Northern Ireland sees greatest increase in business insolvencies since Brexit vote

Northern Ireland has seen the largest increase in business insolvencies in the UK since the Brexit vote, a new report has found.

Published 27 June 2019

Politicians bring claim against Met over Brexit referendum campaign expenses

Concerned parliamentarians are taking the first steps in a legal action against London's Metropolitan Police over alleged electoral offences committed during the June 2016 EU referendum.

Published 20 June 2019

Civil society groups call on UK Government to stop no-deal Brexit

A coalition of Northern Ireland civil society groups has called on the UK Government to "do everything in its power" to prevent a no-deal Brexit.

Published 7 June 2019