The TABC has been monitoring closely the BREXIT developments, its negotiations, and the positions of authorities and stakeholders around it. The TABC is an active participant in the so called Informal Network on Brexit, where several trade associations and entities coordinate their intelligence efforts in support of their members.
In particular, the TABC team:
- Follows the procedures, negotiating positions, and timelines for the UK’s extraction from, and future arrangement with, the EU.
- Follows real-time developments related to Brexit, such as personnel assignments to the negotiating teams, changes in personnel and procedures in the EU Institutions.
- Focuses on changes in relations from the trade perspective including UK’s involvement from the EU FTA’s, WTO, UK-US trade arrangement, positions of the other Member States on UK’s role.
- Prepares comments to share with EU, UK and US officials on issues impacting member companies.
- Circulates selected documents, studies, and press reports to the members in order to keep them abreast of ongoing developments.
- Organizes events and meetings with relevant government officials and experts related to the multi-faceted Brexit challenge.
BREXIT relevant documents
I. Official documents:
A) European Union
- European Council, European Council guidelines on the framework for the future EU-UK relationship (March 2018)
- European Commission, Notices about the Withdrawal of the United Kingdom of the EU and :
- Rules In The Field Of Institutions For Occupational Retirement Provision April 2018
- The internal energy market April 2018
- Legislation in the field of electronic commerce and net neutrality March 2018
- Markets in financial instruments February 2018
- Banking and payments February 2018
- Rules in the field of post-trade financial services February 2018
- Asset management February 2018
- Credit ratings February 2018
- Insurance and reinsurance February 2018
- Statutory audit February 2018
- Opinion by the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) on addressing risk to solvency positions May 2018
- European Parliament, Think Tank Opinion on
- European Parliament Resolution on the framework of future EU-UK relations March 2018
B) United Kingdom
- UK Government Presentation on a Framework for the UK-EU partnership: Economic partnership May 2018
- House of Commons Report on
- The future UK-EU relationship April 2018
- Continuing application of EU trade agreements after Brexit March 2018
C) Joint documents
- Draft Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community March 2018
II. Reports and analysis
- BusinessEurope, Brexit: the customs implications and solutions June 2018
- Harvard Kennedy School, On the Rebound: Prospects for a US-UK Free Trade Agreement May 2018
- Confederation of British Industry , Smooth operations — An A-Z of the EU rules that matter for the economy April 2018