20170529PHT76272 width 175header icon eplogo newOn 30 May 2017, from 11.00 to 12.30, the Committee on Legal Affairs will hold a public hearing on Legal consequences of Brexit. A number of important questions will be covered.

The Lord Advocate of Scotland, James Wolffe, will speak about the specific impact on Scotland and in particular as the UK has several different legal systems. Dr. Etain Tannam, Trinity College, Dublin, will make a presentation on the implications created by Brexit in relation to the Good Friday Agreement. On international private law, Prof. Burkhard Hess will address the question of what consequences Brexit will have in this field. For the question of Patent Law, and in particular the Unitary Patent, Prof. Duncan Matthews, will speak about what Brexit might entail in this area. And to finish, Mr. Stephane Rodriguez will address the staff regulations and the possible consequences for employees and others within the institutions.