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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

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...

Briferendum Series

The UK deal with the EU explained: what it says and what it means

Feb 22, 2016 15:26 pm UTC| Insights & Views

The late-night deal struck between national leaders in Brussels on February 19 will change the UKs future relationship with the European Union. British voters will decide if they want to remain in the EU or leave in a...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries slump ahead of 7-year auction, initial jobless claims

The U.S. Treasuries slumped Thursday as investors remain cautious ahead of the countrys 7-year auction, besides the initial jobless claims, scheduled to be unveiled today at 17:00GMT and 12:30GMT respectively. The yield...

UK gilts surge on safe-haven demand in muted trading amid Brexit uncertainties

The UK gilts surged Thursday as investors poured into safe-haven assets in muted trading activity amid uncertainties and worries over the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The yield on the benchmark 10-year gilts, slumped...

EUR/USD likely to witness some resistance should it breach 1.20 mark, says ANZ Research

The current discouraging blend of political uncertainty and receding interest rate expectations in the US have contributed to the dollars sell-off. The euro areas financial conditions remain very accommodative, suggesting...

New Zealand bonds jump at close after Fed delivers slightly dovish policy statement

The New Zealand bonds jumped at the time of closing Thursday as the market received a lift after seeing U.S. Treasuries gain on a slightly dovish Federal Reserve policy meeting statement. At the time of closing, the...

Australian bonds jump tracking strength in U.S. Treasuries post slightly dovish Fed statement

The Australian bonds jumped Thursday, tracking strength in the U.S. counterpart after the Federal Reserve delivered a slightly dovish statement in its meeting concluded late Wednesday, signalling that it is ready to...

Politics

Mexico: The Cactus Democracy

This research note on Mexican politics and society was inspired by a recent visit to Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca, as a guest of the countrys Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE). Visitors to Mexico are almost always...

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

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...

Modi's polarising populism makes a fiction of a secular, democratic India

After Donald Trump was sworn in as US president, The Times of India published a piece titled Why both Modi and Trump are textbook populists. Citing Jan-Werner Mllers What is Populism?, the journalist, Amit Varma, was...

Politicians jeopardise the safety of whistleblowers with bad technology

The Western Australian Liberal Party has created a website, www.wawhistleblowers.com, encouraging whistleblowers to report on WA public officers, government ministers and members of parliament. The site has already been...

Malawi set out to give students skills to support democracy. But it's not been easy

Like many other countries, Malawi was caught in the wave of democratic change that swept sub-Saharan Africa in the early 1990s. The wave was triggered by the fall of communism along with military and civilian dictatorships...

Science

NASA Is Launching A Nationwide Solar Eclipse Watch Project, Participate For Science

On August 21st, a solar eclipse that will completely blot out the sun was announced to happen by NASA. In an attempt to gather as much data about the celestial event as possible, the space agency is asking every single...

Scientists Create Material 5x Stronger Than Steel And Soft As Rubber

Researchers in Japan recently succeeded in creating a soft and flexible material that is five times stronger than steel but feels like rubber. Such a material could have numerous applications including the development of...

Humans Are Only Using 25% Of Their DNA, Study Says

Remember that popular misconception that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains power at any given time? It looks like something similar is about to start circulating the web with a new study indicating humans...

Scientists Create Super Spinach That Can Function As Bomb Detector

For the most part, the leafy green spinach has only ever been super in the animated classic Popeye the Sailor Man when the quirky main character would down a whole can of the leaves to gain strength. Recently, scientists...

The Most Advanced Artificial Heart Can Perform As Well As A Real One

Scientists have been trying to create artificial versions of human organs for decades, be it the liver, skin, eyes, and above all, the heart. These efforts are aimed at solving one of the biggest challenges in the medical...

Technology

Kaspersky Antivirus Software Is Free Due To Russian Hacking Issue

As one of the most well-known paid antivirus software providers in the market, Kaspersky has earned the reputation of being one of the most reliable anti-hacking tools around. In response to the recent worries caused by...

Just Cause 3 Is Free On PS4 This August, More Free Games Available

Its almost August and PlayStation Plus users have plenty to look forward to, with free games being at the top of the list. For this upcoming month, the hit destruction/spy simulator Just Cause 3 is on the block and it will...

Overwatch Professionals To Get $50K In Salary And Health Insurance

In case anyone needed proof that playing video games has become a serious career choice, Blizzard just announced that players competing in the Overwatch League will be receiving salaries and benefits. To start with, each...

Uncharted: The Lost Legacy Impressions Are In And They Are Overwhelmingly Positive

With Uncharted 4: A Thiefs End being the last foray of legendary adventurer Nathan Drake into the world of tomb raiding, many wondered if the spin-off Uncharted: The Lost Legacy can do the franchise justice. In a recent...

Is Roomba Robot Vacuum Mapping Users’ Homes And Selling Them To The Highest Bidder?

Anyone who has a Roomba robot vacuum in their home from iRobot Corp. recently found cause for concern when a Reuters interview revealed the companys plans on using the tiny machine to map the homes of users. Company CEO...
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