The Brexit negotiations reached another major milestone on 17 October 2019. After the chief negotiators on both sides – the UK Government and the European Commission, which represents the EU27 – had…
On 28 October 2019, the European Union decided unanimously to extend the withdrawal period under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union to 31 January 2020 in compliance with the request submitted by the UK Government.
The Foreign Minister reaffirmed the EU27’s common position during a visit by the EU’s Chief Negotiator for Brexit Michel Barnier. The EU remains open to talks and Progress.
The German Government approved the Brexit Residence Act today (31 July) for a situation where the UK withdraws from the EU without the Withdrawal Agreement.
The Act on the transition period after Brexit (BrexitÜG) was published in the Federal Law Gazette on 3 April.