The recent CJEU decision of Wightman v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union  3 WLR 1965 interpreted Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union as giving … Continue reading
Aris Georgopoulos: Revoking Article 50 TEU (C-621/18 Wightman and others): “Iphigenia Must Reach the Altar”
The CJEU’s ruling in C-621/18 Wightman and others clarifying that Member States can unilaterally revoke the withdrawal notification of Article 50 (2) TEU, is bound to have repercussions; in the … Continue reading
As each day passes, a new window seems to be thrown open exposing fresh legal issues to be solved as the UK continues its journey towards its withdrawal from the … Continue reading
Gavin Phillipson and Alison L. Young: Wightman: What Would Be the UK’s Constitutional Requirements to Revoke Article 50?
Today the Court of Justice of the European Union delivered its judgment in Wightman. This followed the opinion of Advocate General Campos Sánchez-Bordona, concluding that the UK may unilaterally revoke … Continue reading
Robert Brett Taylor and Adelyn L. M. Wilson: Seeking and Implementing a Referral on Revocability of Article 50 Following Wightman
The UK is due to leave the EU on 29 March 2019. The British Government’s draft withdrawal agreement – the so-called Chequers Deal or Plan – has been subject to … Continue reading