Ibec Europe & Global Focus - Issue 5
SFA are pleased to share with you the fifth issue of Ibec Europe & Global Focus a quarterly overview of the main developments impacting Irish business at EU and global level.
Following agreement on the first phase of the UK’s withdrawal, business attention turns to the future of the EU-UK relationship and the complex negotiations still to come. This issue brings you full analysis of the deal, what it really means for Irish business and what is likely to happen next.
The busy autumn semester in Brussels has seen the current Commission publish its final work plan, a flurry of debate about the EU’s financial future and Bulgaria’s preparations for its inaugural EU Presidency. Read the report on the apparent easing of the political deadlock in Germany, in addition to new developments in internal market policy, social affairs and global trade.