OE: France and Germany set to tilt EU competition policy
Open Europe’s Zoe Alipranti examines the changes to EU Industrial Policy suggested by France and Germany and the shifting EU dynamics after Brexit.
In a recent speech in Brussels, CDU leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer stated that “Europe must change to prosper,” raising the issue of geopolitical challenges and competition with China and the United States. French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also said they want to push for a new Industrial Strategy in the EU to tackle globalisation challenges.
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OE Weekly Briefing: The key Brexit issues in 202011/11/2019 12:15:00
Open Europe's Dominic Walsh takes a closer look at some of the key Brexit issues that lie beyond the UK's General Election.
OE Weekly Briefing: This is the Brexit General Election04/11/2019 12:20:00
Open Europe's David Shiels looks at the positions of the main political parties on Brexit as the UK edges towards a General Election.
OE Weekly Briefing: Parliament and the EU wait for each other to move28/10/2019 10:37:00
Open Europe's Anthony Egan explores the considerations weighing on the minds of the Government, opposition parties, and the EU after this week's developments.
OE: What’s new about the new Brexit deal? An explainer18/10/2019 11:07:00
Open Europe's Stephen Booth, David Shiels and Dominic Walsh examine the revised Withdrawal Agreement.
OE Weekly Briefing: An extension and an election might make matters worse for the EU07/10/2019 12:25:00
In this week's briefing, Anthony Egan argues that an EU refusal to engage with the UK's proposals would lead to an extension and an election - which could make matters worse for the EU, not better.
OE: Manageable but Material - The consequences of No Deal and how the Government should respond04/10/2019 12:10:00
In a new report, Open Europe assesses the issues raised by No Deal and proposes an action plan for the UK Government. Overall, our judgement is that No Deal will cause some disruption, but that much of this can be managed with the right set of responses.
OE Weekly Briefing: The Good Friday Agreement is key to unblocking the backstop impasse30/09/2019 15:15:15
In this week's briefing, David Shiels considers the progress on the ongoing Brexit negotiations and how the impasse on the backstop might be overcome.
OE: Brexit & Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement: Finding a way through the backstop impasse26/09/2019 15:15:15
In a new report, Open Europe explores how the backstop has led to the current Brexit stalemate and identifies key areas where a compromise can be found.