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Administrative Reform of the Competition and Markets Authority following Brexit

Introduction Among the multi-dimensional changes Brexit will trigger, an administrative reform is inevitable. The scope of timing of this reform, justifies the prediction that the changes to the largest branch of the UK government will be wide-ranging and fast-paced. Despite that, the debate on administrative challenges in the UK post-Brexit has been largely neglected. Although the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has issued a number of technical notices explaining how various areas of law will be affected if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, including one on competition law, this does not even begin to cover the challenges facing the administration post-Brex

UACES Bath Annual Conference

The 48thAnnual Conference of UACES at University of Bath provided the forum for the Network to showcase scholars across disciplines and different career stages. The RN hosted two panels on the Effective Enforcement of EU Law and Policy with papers on the role of the courts and preliminary rulings (Václav Stehlik, Palacký University), and judges (Federica Casarosa, EUI), as well as ‘street-level bureaucrats’ dealing with compliance with asylum and immigration issues (Katerina Glyniadaki, LSE). Other papers focused on regulatory techniques of enforcement such as mutual recognition (Karsten Engsig Sorensen, Aarhus) and enforcement in key EU policy areas such as the environment (Monica Garcia Qu

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