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What does a level playing field mean?

What is a level playing field? Level playing field rules are designed to ensure that firms making the same products can compete…

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Fishing: why is it such a tricky issue in UK-EU negotiations?

Fishing is a controversial issue because it is one of the few negotiating red lines that both the UK and the EU…

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Ratification of a Brexit deal

If the UK and EU reach a deal on a future relationship agreement, the deal needs to be ratified. What does that…

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Video & Audio

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Brexit and Beyond podcast with Chris Bickerton

15 Jan 2021

Sarah Hall on BBC Moneybox: impacts of the Brexit deal on banking

11 Jan 2021

The Facts

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What are remedies?

In trade, remedies are the measures – such as fines or tariffs – that a signatory to an agreement can use to…

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What is a dispute resolution process?

Dispute resolution is the mutually agreed process by which disagreements over the interpretation, application or breach of a trade agreement can be…

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What is dynamic alignment?

Dynamic alignment is the idea that parties to a trade agreement maintain equivalent regulatory standards to each other in future. This is…

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