The UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement: A Commentary

ISBN : 9780192894601

Manuel Kellerbauer; Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana; Thomas Liefländer
528 ページ
171 x 246 mm
  • Presents the Withdrawal Agreement along with insightful commentary and analysis
  • Focuses on those issues that are likely to be of greatest interest to practitioners, like finances and movement
  • Written by experts with first-hand knowledge of the Withdrawal Agreement due to their involvement in drafting it, on both the EU and UK sides

The Commentary provides quick access to the essentials of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (the "Withdrawal Agreement"). The Commentary has a clear and intuitive structure, which explains the Withdrawal Agreement on the basis of relevant chapters, such as Rules on Free Movement of Citizens, the Financial Settlement, and the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland. At the beginning of each chapter, a short overview allows the reader to understand at first glance the topics that are covered by the respective articles of the chapter. The commentary in each chapter is structured thematically, grouping individual articles to provide a more concise, easily accessible text, while also ensuring a consistent presentation throughout the Commentary.


Preface, Manuel Kellerbauer, Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana and Thomas Liefländer
1:Article 50 TEU, Manuel Kellerbauer
2:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part One - Common, Pieter van Nuffel
3:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part Two - Citizen Rights, Multiple Contributors
4:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part Three - Other Separation Provisions, Multiple Contributors
5:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part Four - Transition, Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana
6:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part Five - Financial Provisions, Zuzana Maluskova
7:The Withdrawal Agreement, Part Six - Institutional and Final Provisions, Pieter van Nuffel
8:The Withdrawal Agreement, Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland, Multiple Contributors
9:The Withdrawal Agreement, Protocol Relating to the Sovereign Base Areas of the UK in Cyprus, Cathy Adams
10:The Withdrawal Agreement, Protocol on Gibraltar, Cathy Adams


Edited by Manuel Kellerbauer, Legal Adviser, European Commission, Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana, Legal and Relex Adviser, European Commission, and Thomas Liefländer, Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission
Manuel Kellerbauer is a Legal Adviser at the European Commission's Legal Service dealing inter alia with EU competition law, EU law on Fundamental Freedoms and public international law. Manuel holds master's degrees from the University of Aix-en-Provence and the University of Tübingen, as well as a PhD from the University of Tübingen. Manuel's previous experience includes four years as an advisor to the Hearing Officers at DG COMP. He lectures on EU law at the Universities of Saarbrücken and Lyon (UCLy), published widely on EU law related topics and is a co-editor of a Commentary on the EU Treaties and the EU Fundamental Rights Charter (Oxford University Press, 2019).
Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana is an official with the European Commission (since 2016). Beforehand, she was a member of the Legal Service of the Council of the European Union and référendaire at the General Court.
Thomas Liefländer is an official with the European Commission (since 2013, currently Deputy Head of Unit) and Guest Professor at KU Leuven (since 2019), where he lectures on EU law and international law. He holds a DPhil in Law and a MSt in Legal Research from Oxford University, a LLM in Public International Law from Leiden University, and a BA in International Relations from Dresden University.
Manuel Kellerbauer
Eugenia Dumitriu-Segnana
Thomas Liefländer
Pieter van Nuffel
Michal Meduna
Marie Simonsen
Daniel Denman
Stefan Führing
Zuzana Maluskova
Cathy Adams