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Shanker Singham was interviewed by the Daily Express the need for EU member states to be actively involved in Brexit trade negotiations

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Shanker Singham, our Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies, trade negotiations with the European Union were important for both the UK and EU member states. He said, “the issue is simply too important for member states to sort of leave it to the Commission, so what will happen over time is the Commission will become an implementer of the will of the member states which is what’s supposed to happen anyway.” 

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Shanker Singham and Victoria Hewson write for CapX on the EU-Singapore case which gives the EU wide negotiating latitude

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

The Court of Justice of the EU has found that the EU’s competence in trade negotiations is more extensive than even the Advocate-General opined last year. In CapX, Shanker Singham, Chairman of the Special Trade Commission and Victoria Hewson, Senior Counsel to the Special Trade Commission write that this should make it easier for the EU to do deals with other countries including the UK.   

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Legatum Institute Special Trade Commission Conference in London

Monday, 6 February 2017

The Legatum Institute is delighted to host the inaugural conference of its Special Trade Commission (STC), from Monday 6 February – Wednesday 8 February, in London.