EU financial claims against the UK are enforceable


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Pavlos Eletheriadis evaluates the report of the Financial Sub-Committee of the EU Committee of the House of Lords. The report argues that, were the UK to leave the EU with 'no deal', there would be no enforcement mechanism that the EU could use to ensure the UK paid the 'Brexit Bill' (i.e. the money owed to the EU under budgetary commitments that have already been agreed). He argues that enforcement could still be possible, either through proceedings in national courts, or through trade sanctions. 

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Brexit: Brexit Bill