Archive | December, 2017

Pitfalls on the way to a Brexit transition period

Agreeing on transition arrangements after Brexit could face legal and political difficulties

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The CAP Communication: Paradigmatic change or empty rhetoric?

The CAP Communication would give Member States greater freedom to design policies, but this move still requires precise guidance by the European Commission, as well as clear accountability.

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Decoding the CAP Communication

The CAP Communication repeats some well-worn nostrums that are well past their sell-by date, but it also embraces some forward-looking elements which deserve support.

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How Member States are implementing the new CAP

Implementation of direct payments in 2015 shows total failure of degressivity and capping to have any impact

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