Escape from EU regulations is loss of leverage

2 March 2020

About 100 British officials will arrive in Brussels today to start the mammoth negotiations on the future relationship between the EU and the UK. The two sides are poles apart. The UK wants regulatory detachment from the EU while the EU insists or regulatory alignment.

Phedon Nicolaides

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