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Tariffs to be applied to steel and aluminium entering the US - expert comment

"It is highly likely that ... increasing barriers to aluminum and steel imports will trigger retaliation by other WTO members that will leave almost everyone worse off." Markus Wagner, Associate Professor in Warwick School of Law, reacts to the decision by the Trump administration to introduce tariffs.

Fri 02 March 2018, 12:20 | Tags: Politics, USA, United States, School of Law, Expert comment, Policy, trade, WTO

Expert comment - what does it mean for trade if the UK remains in a customs union with the EU?

"the EU currently benefits from an extensive network of free trade agreements with third countries from which the UK will continue to benefit if it retains access to the Customs Union." Dr Andreas Kokkinis, School of Law, unpacks what Jeremy Corbyn's new policy commiting Labour to seeking a customs union with the EU after Brexit might mean for UK trade.

Overseas deals post Brexit - expert comment

Theresa May will tell Japanese investors in Britain that she wants a Brexit transition deal as soon as possible, her spokesman told reporters today. It comes amid fresh debate among business over Brexit negotiations and it follows a government report that claims economic growth in the North East and West Midlands would suffer most. Dr. Andreas Kokkinis, Assistant Professor, School of Law discusses.

Thu 08 February 2018, 15:44 | Tags: Politics, News, Brexit, School of Law, Expert comment, Policy, Law

Opt-out organ donation system "should result in more people’s wishes being followed" - Dr Gregory Moorlock

Ministers begin a consultation today on a proposed 'opt-out' system for organ donation in England, with the aim of making more organs available for transplant.

Dr Gregory Moorlock, an expert in the ethics of organ donation and transplantation from Warwick Medical School, comments.

Will the Budget stamp duty cut really help first time buyers?

Following yesterday's Budget announcement of a stamp duty cut for first time buyers Professor Ben Lockwood analyses whether the change will really benefit buyers and help alleviate the housing crisis.

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