Explainers • December 2016

In-depth explanations of key Brexit issues

Professor Alison Harcourt
The EU’s digital single market

What is the DSM? The Digital Single Market (DSM) is the largest component of the Single Market…

Professor Catherine Barnard
The customs union

What is it? A customs union is an area in which there are: (1) no tariffs (charges)…

Dr Costantino Grasso
Europol: its origins, functions, and future development

What is Europol? The European Police Office (Europol) is one of the most ambitious European projects in…

Dr John Paul Salter
What is Article 50?

What is Article 50? Article 50 is the article of the Treaty on European Union (TEU) which…

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