The European Commission’s Communication of the 13th November outlines a number of contingency actions that could be implemented if no agreement is reached with the United Kingdom. The priority areas contain amongst others air transport, customs, and climate policy.
The UK HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) explains changes to customs, VAT, and excise to the UK VAT-registered businesses only trading with the EU, in case of the UK leaving the EU without a deal.
In answer to the question from the Scottish court, the Advocate General proposes that the Court of Justice should, in its future judgment, declare that Article 50 TEU allows the unilateral revocation of the notification of the intention to withdraw from the EU, until such time as the withdrawal agreement is formally concluded.
The EU reached a provisional deal on updated electronic road toll rules. Under the reform, national authorities will have access to other Member States’ national vehicle registration data in order to identify owners of vehicles for which road fees have not been paid.
The European Parliament and Council negotiators reached an agreement on new rules to ensure fair competition in air transport. The agreed rules aim to ease the process of opening investigations in cases of suspected use of practices distorting competition by non-EU countries – subsidies, preferential access to airport services,….
Last Monday the Council finalised a common approach for important parts of the first Mobility Package. The agreement was reached, although 10 Member States voted against the agreement.
An important feature of the agreement is the exemption of bilateral transport from the rules on posting.
ESC together with other stakeholders are concerned with the possible impact of Brexit on transport of goods between the UK and the EU. In case of no deal, vehicles travelling between the UK and Europe, … (more…)