European Hustle

Freedom of Movement Adieu – What the EU-UK Agreement lacks

After 11 months of lengthy negotiations, an EU-UK post-Brexit deal has been reached in terms of customs and commercial arrangements. UK lawmakers approved a post-Brexit trade deal on Wednesday the 30th of December, just a day before the end of the EU-UK transition period. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen said: “It […]

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The States at Play: EU and U.S. Trade Negotiations

In April’s EU-U.S. Trade Relations meeting, U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland joked that he approached an official in the European Commission and asked, “What time is it?” The official promptly responded, “No.” With relations stalling on no(t yet), what can we look forward to seeing in upcoming EU-U.S. trade negotiations? Following the end […]