· Bad tempered post-Brexit talks enter crucial phase →
The previous round ended in acrimony with the EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier asking his UK counterpart David Frost to watch his “tone” in a tetchy exchange of letters.
· Four ways the Brexit transition period could be extended after the deadline has passed →
One disadvantage of this approach would be to force negotiators to pause their talks on the future relationship to draw up this new treaty, simply to extend the time they have for the future relationship talks – hardly an ideal solution.
· The reality of no trade deal with the EU is moving closer by the day – although Johnson may regret imposing such barriers →
David Frost, Boris Johnson’s negotiator, has not had a “Zoom drink” with his EU counterpart Michel Barnier, though Frost would be well-qualified as a former chief executive of the Scotch Whisky Association.
· June Brexit summit on cards with talks heading for deadlock →
This chimes with the outlook of the UK: this week the UK’s chief negotiator, David Frost, told a select committee that he was “beginning to think we might not make it by 30 June”.
· Sterling sinks to two-month low as Brexit fears loom →
Yesterday, the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnie, called on Britain to be more realistic if it wants to clinch a deal on leaving the single market.
· The inside story of our COVID detente →
The union negotiators reported that ACCI and COSBOA – the Council of Small Business Organisations Australia – were being unrealistic.
· Chinese troops still in the Indian Territory! Should the US interfere in this matter? No, says an expert →
As a business negotiator, Trump seems confident about his negotiating skills.
· Coronavirus pandemic: Which politicians and celebs are affected? →
Michel Barnier: The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator said in a tweet that he has tested positive for the virus.
· Brexit: Deadlock looms at Brexit talks next week →
The previous one ended in a bad-tempered exchange of letters between the British negotiator, David Frost, and his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier.
· Where Have America’s Pro-Business China Watchers Gone? →
And Robert Cassidy, one of Clinton’s senior China negotiators, has said that in hindsight, he has been “incredibly disappointed” with the results of China’s WTO accession.