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Dec

02

Wednesday

Legal Implications of the Referendum on EU membership

3.00pm

Public

Monckton Chambers - City University London Symposium

Convenors

15.00 Introduction

15.10 Keynote Speech

15.40 Session 1: From now until an in/out referendum

  • Jonathan Faull (European Commission): ‘The state of play on the negotiations’

Panel:

Topics: Legal implications of subjects on which the UK Government is seeking renegotiation; “ever closer union”; role of national parliaments; citizenship rights including benefits for migrant workers; free movement; a British bill of rights

16.30 Break

16.50 Session 2: Legal issues if the UK electorate votes to leave the EU

16.55-17.30 Substantive legal issues at EU and domestic level (1)

Panel:

Topics: Article 50 TEU and various options for successor arrangements in substitution for EU membership: UK alone; EEA; Swiss option; customs union; FTA; access to the single market

17.30-18.00 Substantive legal issues at EU and domestic level (2)

Panel:

Topics: Managing the process: immediate exit vs transitional period; repeal of European Communities Act 1972; application of EU law between referendum and possible exit; unwinding the relationship; how much EU law to be retained; acquired rights

18.00-18.10 Closing remarks

18.10-18.45 Discussion: all panelists and audience

18.45-19.15 Drinks reception

3 CPD points available.

This conference is organised under the auspices of the Jean Monnet Chair in European Law at The City Law School.

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When & where

3.00pm - 6.45pmWednesday 2nd December 2015

Atkin Building City, University of London 4 Gray's Inn Place London WC1R 5DX United Kingdom

Contact Details

Peter Aggar

Research Manager

City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7040 4103

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