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A closer look at EU and UK proposals for Brexit

Institutional and Political Issues
Date: Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:00 - 16:30

Venue: Open Europe Brussels Office  |  City: Bruxelles


 A closer look at EU and UK proposals for Brexit

Open Europe invites you to a panel debate in Brussels:

A closer look at EU and UK proposals for Brexit

Date and Time: Thursday October 11, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (CET)

Location: Open Europe Brussels office, 61 Rue du Trône, 1050 Brussels, Belgium

Ahead of the upcoming EU Council Summit on October 18, Open Europe is hosting a panel debate in Brussels to discuss what the future trade relationship between the UK and the EU could look like. Topics to be discussed include:

  • What are the merits of UK’s Chequers proposals for continued frictionless trade in goods?
  • Are the EU's concerns about the division of Single Market's four freedoms warranted?
  • What is at stake with regard to the border in Northern Ireland and UK-EU supply chains?
  • Where is there scope for compromise over the “Irish backstop”?


Prof. Dr. Franklin Dehousse
Professor in EU law at the University of Liège, Belgium and Former Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union (General Court)

Stephen Booth
Director of Policy and Research, Open Europe

Moderated by Pieter Cleppe, Head of Open Europe’s Brussels office

Click here​ to read Open Europe's report setting out its proposed model for the future EU-UK relationship and here for an Open Europe blog assessing the EU’s argument that the UK’s freedom to diverge on services would give it an unacceptable competitive advantage.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. (NOTE: The event is now sold out)

For any queries please contact:

Pieter Cleppe, Head of Open Europe Brussels Office
+32 2 540 86 25, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




All Dates

  • Thursday, 11 October 2018 15:00 - 16:30

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