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Article 50 TEU: Secrets and Lies
Tue 28 March 2017, 18:00 – 19:30 BST
Since the Brexit referendum Article 50 has been on everyone’s lips. Yet what does this short article actually provide for, what are the components and building blocks of the withdrawal process, and how could it unfold? This lecture, based on a paper written with Dr Eleni Frantziou (Westminster), explores what lies ahead. It advocates a reading of Article 50 in line with EU constitutional law principles. There is more to the article than meets the eye, and the lecture will reveal some secrets, and some lies - or 'alternative facts.
Speaker: Professor Piet Eeckhout, Academic Director of the UCL European Institute and Professor of EU Law at the UCL Faculty of Laws
Chair: Professor Sir Francis Jacobs QC KCMG, former Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union
Image (C) Flickr User Katarina Dzurekova (CC Licence)