Posts Tagged EU Member States

Brexit update: April 12, 2019

Brexit update: April 12, 2019

Brexit update: April 12, 2019 In late-night deliberations on April 11th, the 27 EU members agreed to grant an extension to Brexit until October 31st. The decision was made in order to give the British Parliament a little more time to sort out the Brexit mess and to avoid the UK leaving the Union with no deal at all. Unfortunately, Westminster is still deadlocked over how to go about accomplishing Brexit. Although PMs have voted not to exit the EU

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Brexit update: March 31, 2019

Brexit update: March 31, 2019

Brexit update We at Vademecum Italia have been waiting to write something significant about Brexit for some time now. But as there has been no ‘meaningful ‘ vote yet (meaning PM May gets Westminster to approve the deal she negotiated with the EU), it is difficult to report anything of significance. However, one thing full of meaning has happened: the March 29th Brexit date has come and gone and UK lawmakers still have not been able to reach a consensus

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Brexit update: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’

Brexit update: 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Brexit update: ‘Much Ado About Nothing ‘ Two important rounds of voting in the British Parliament this past week turned the old adage ‘No news is good news’ on its head: in fact, there was a lot of news which brought about nothing new and whether bad or good depended on which side of the fence Brits were sitting on. But, first things first. Late on Wednesday, Parliament rejected the deal PM Theresa May had negotiated by an overwhelming majority

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Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK

Brexit update: three requirements for EU citizens to stay in UK Good news for EU citizens residing in Britain! The latest Brexit accords have determined that EU citizens who hold permanent UK residency may maintain that status through a simple online process. Eu citizens who want to continue to live in the UK after Brexit, will only have to answer three questions in order to maintain their residency: they must prove their identity, that they actually live in the UK

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European Small Claims Procedure

EU Regulation no. 861/2007 established a “Small Claims Procedure” which is applicable in all EU Member States except Denmark. The European Small Claims Procedure intends “to improve access to justice by simplifying cross-border small claims litigation in civil and commercial matters (thefts, debt collection, etc., e.n.) and reducing costs. “Small claims” are cases concerning sums under EUR 2,000 (…). Judgments delivered under this procedure are recognized and enforceable in the other Member States without the need for a declaration of

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