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Steve Peers

Steve Peers

Steve Peers received a B.A. (Hons.) in history from McMaster University (Canada) in 1988, an LL.B. from the University of Western Ontario (Canada) in 1991, an LL.M. in EU Law from the London School of Economics in 1993, and a Ph.D from the University of Essex in 2001.

His research interests include EU Constitutional and Administrative, Justice and Home Affairs, External Relations, Human Rights, Internal Market and Social Law.

He has written over fifty articles on many aspects of EU law in journals including the Common Market Law Review, European Law Review, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Yearbook of European Law and the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies, as well as many chapters in books. He has worked as a consultant for the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the House of Lords Select Committee on the European Union and the Council of Europe, and contributed to the work of NGOs such as Amnesty International, Justice, Statewatch, ILGA-Europe and the Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA).

Briferendum Aftermath Series

Brexit: what the EU and UK still don't agree on

Oct 23, 2017 15:34 pm UTC| Insights & Views

As expected, the leaders of the EU27 decided at a summit in Brussels on October 20 that there had not been sufficient progress in the negotiations on the UKs withdrawal from the EU to move on to talks about a post-Brexit...

Briferendum Aftermath Series

Law expert: where the Brexit battles over the Repeal Bill will be fought in parliament

Jul 14, 2017 13:05 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law Politics

The most important national law governing the Brexit process has been tabled before parliament by the UK government. The proposed European Union (Withdrawal) Bill previously known as the Great Repeal Bill is likely to...

Briferendum Aftermath Series

How the Great Repeal Bill could turn into a major government power grab

Apr 02, 2017 01:46 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

The next step in Britains departure from the EU is the UK governments white paper on what it is calling the Great Repeal Bill. This is the vehicle through which the UK will extricate itself from EU laws and create its own....

Briferendum Aftermath Series

The great repeal bill: why you should keep an eye on the legal side of Brexit

Oct 04, 2016 09:28 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

As she began outlining her vision for Brexit at the Conservative Party conference, Prime Minister Theresa May stated her intention to propose a great repeal bill to replace the European Communities Act the main law...

Briferendum Series

Can the EU force the pace of Brexit?

Jun 26, 2016 18:49 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The tussle for power in the aftermath of the UKs Brexit vote has begun. Now that Britons have voted, the government must decide about negotiating the countrys exit from the European Union. While both the UK prime minister...

Briferendum Series

How would Brexit affect data protection, privacy and surveillance laws in Britain?

May 05, 2016 16:40 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

Successive British governments have passed or tried to pass laws granting wide data sharing and surveillance powers, only for them to founder in the European courts due to conflicts with European directives and laws such...

Migrant Crisis Series

A law professor assesses the EU plan to send asylum seekers back to Turkey

Mar 21, 2016 14:09 pm UTC| Insights & Views Law

The EU and Turkey have finally reached an agreement to reduce the number of migrants and refugees coming to the European Union. The central pillar of the deal is that anyone arriving in Greece across the sea from Turkey...

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Economy

German bunds climb after Eurozone’s September CPI remains unchanged; EU Leaders’ Summit eyed

The German bunds climbed during European session Wednesday after the eurozones consumer price inflation (CPI) for the month of September, released today, remained unchanged, meeting market expectations as well. Investors...

Singapore’s September NODX unexpectedly accelerates; full-year NODX growth seen at 5 pct: OCBC Bank

Singapores non-oil domestic exports (NODX) unexpectedly accelerated to 8.3 percent y/y (-4.3 percent m/m sa) during the month of September, which beat market expectations and compared to the 5.0 percent y/y (+0.4 percent...

USD/CNY risk reversal likely to slide if U.S. Treasury Department refrains from designating China a currency manipulator, says Scotiabank

The risk reversal as well as implied volatility in the USD/CNY currency pair is expected to slide further if the United States Treasury Department refrains from designating China a currency manipulator in its semi-annual...

New Zealand bonds mixed after GlobalDairyTrade price index improves, albeit in red

The New Zealand bonds closed mixed Wednesday after global dairy prices improved, albeit still in the negative zone at the latest GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, held late yesterday. At the time of closing, the...

JGBs flat in muted trading ahead of September trade balance, national core CPI

The Japanese government bonds remained flat Wednesday ahead of the countrys trade balance data for the month of September, due to be released today by 23:50GMT and national core consumer price inflation (CPI), due on...

Politics

Coalition trails 47-53% in Newspoll, as Ipsos finds 74% oppose law discriminating against gay students and teachers

Two new polls have Labor maintaining a commanding lead as the parliament goes into a fortnight that will see a flurry of new government legislation, including to outlaw discrimination against gay students. Newspoll...

Challenge populism: re-inventing the world together

Democracies in the world are being rocked by a new wave of populism. Many scholars correctly analyse the flaws in populist discourse and practices. Populist politicians stoke fears and hate, exacerbate divisions and...

What young people can learn from the Kavanaugh hearings

Against the backdrop of the recent Senate confirmation hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, young people especially those aged 15 or 17 are naturally reflecting on what is being said about...

Masculinity should not be defined by the Kavanaugh hearings

With the hearings that led to the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh as a United States Supreme Court justice still in our rear-view mirrors, what have men learned from the events of the past few weeks? I watched the...

Understanding universities as political battlefields

In Indonesias latest crackdown against terrorism, the government has targeted universities whose staff and students hold radical views. A recent report by Indonesias State Intelligence Agency (BIN) stated that radical...

Science

How we can turn the tide for women in science

For the first time in 55 years, a woman has won the Nobel Prize in physics Prof. Donna Strickland. This win has publicly highlighted that women are still under-represented in science, particularly in physics. As a...

How astrophysics could transform the treatment of cystic fibrosis and other rare diseases

Its a cruel disease which dramatically shortens life expectancy. One in 25 Europeans carry the cystic fibrosis gene and, in the UK, about 10,400 people currently have the condition. But people are living longer and longer...

Why more women don't win science Nobels

One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment for any scientist. Yet much of the news coverage has focused on the fact that shes only the third female physicist to receive the...

Could villains clone themselves to take over the world?

If asked about clones, most people think of evil sci-fi characters. However, in real life, the word clone often has broader, far more positive applications. Just as office workers replicate documents by using copy...

No black scientist has ever won a Nobel – that’s bad for science, and bad for society

Many in the scientific world are celebrating the fact that two women received this years Nobel prizes in physics and chemistry. Donna Strickland and Frances Arnold are only the 20th and 21st female scientists to be...

Technology

Google Pixel 3 Release Date, Specs: Is Google Coming Out with a Dead Phone So Close to When It Goes to Market?

The Google Pixel 3 was unveiled to the world as the modern ages prime Android smartphone platform for any true aficionado. But it looks like the Google Pixel 3 has problems under the hood that may take any excited buyer by...

OnePlus 6T Release Date, Specs: Device Comes with Android 9.0 Pie?; Features Confirmed Before the Unveiling Event

Unlike other smartphone manufacturers, OnePlus is less secretive even when it comes to its upcoming flagships. Several features of the OnePlus 6T have been confirmed, including the version of the pre-installed Android...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date, Pre-Order Guide: Get Bonus Content by Pre-Ordering the Game

With Red Dead Redemption 2 slated to hit the shelves on Oct. 26, now may be the right time to reserve a copy of the game. So what are the bonuses available to those who pre-order? As noted by Rockstar Games, all...

‘GTA 6’ Release Date, Update: Game Set in Both U.S.A. and South America?

GTA 6 continues to be one of the hottest topics in the video game industry even though the game doesnt really exist yet. But over the months, many have speculated that Rockstar Games will eventually commit their resources...

MacBook Air 2018 Release Date, Market, Speculations: Does the Subnotebook Exist?

The MacBook Air is perhaps one of the least popular products of Apple in recent years, lagging behind the Dell XPS 13 and the Microsoft Surface Pro. The Cupertino-based tech giant hasnt given the device much attention...
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