Brexit Institute News

Law and Politics of Brexit Series: The Trade and Cooperation Agreement

On 28th – 29th September 2023, the DCU Brexit Institute will host an online conference, constituting the book workshop preliminary to the publication of Federico Fabbrini (ed), “The Law & Politics of Brexit. Volume 5. The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (forthcoming with Oxford University Press), the fifth edition of the Law & Politics of Brexit series.

 

Thursday 28th September (from 13:00 to 18:30, Dublin time)

13:00-15:00 Panel I: Context and Challenges

Chair: Derek Hand (Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University)

– The world’s economy: Rising inflation and de-globalization, Harold James (Princeton)

– The European security: The war in Ukraine and transatlantic challenges, Daniela Schwarzer (Free University Berlin / Bertelsmann Stiftung)

– The Windsor Framework: Northern Ireland and the rebuilding of EU-UK trust, Billy Melo Araujo (Queen’s University Belfast)

15:30-18:30 Panel II: Free Trade Agreement

Chair: Sharon O’Brien (Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Dublin City University)

– Fair competition and adjudication, Andrea Biondi (King’s College)

– Services, investments & public procurement, Pinar Artiran (Istanbul Bilgi University)

– Capital movements and IP, Mariela de Amstalden (University of Exeter)

– Goods, customs and rules of origin, Niall Moran (DCU)

– Health, environment, energy and cyber, Elaine Fahey (City, University of London)

 

Friday 29th September (from 9:00 to 11:30 Dublin time)

9:00-10:00 Panel III: Other Economic Cooperation Provisions

Chair: Christy Ann Petit (Assistant Professor, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University)

– Fisheries, Graham Butler (University of Southern Denmark)

– Aviation and road-transport, Adam Lazowski (University of Westminster)

10:30-11:30 Panel IV: Process and Prospects

Chair: Niall Moran (Assistant Professor, School of Law and Government, Dublin City University)

– Regulatory cooperation, social security coordination, and participation in Union programmes, Christy Petit (DCU)

– Review and reform: options for deepening EU-UK cooperation in a renewed Europe, Federico Fabbrini (DCU)

 

The final programme of the event is available here.

The event will take place via zoom. Please, register here to attend the seminar on Day 1 and here to attend the seminar on Day 2.

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