How the UK and EU manage rules and regulation together after Brexit will be key to a successful future economic relationship. The role of the EU bodies that create, monitor and enforce these rules will be an important part of the negotiations to come, as well as one of the most complex.
For business, there are some areas where the UK could regain sovereignty over regulation and leave these bodies. In other areas, integration with both the rules and the bodies is crucial for the UK’s competitiveness and influence on the global stage, as well as control over its future.
Based on thousands of conversations the CBI has had with companies in the 18 months since the UK’s vote to leave the EU, this report brings businesses’ views to the negotiating table on these different areas.