The post-Brexit trade talks may be inching towards an agreement – but it is still possible the two sides will run out of time. The current transition period, during which the UK continues to follow EU rules, began when the UK left the EU, on 31 January, and it ends on New Year’s Eve. If there is no agreement by then, the UK would have no deal with the EU on trade, or on other issues such as security co-operation and fishing. But could there be a legal fix to allow both sides to keep talking if necessary? And what would happen if a deal was agreed only at the very last minute? Read More.