U.S., Korea Resolve Antitrust Issues In Trade Deal

Law360, New York (March 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. and Korean negotiators wrapped up free trade talks Monday, reaching consensus on competition policy and remaining confident both sides could strike a pact before the April 2 deadline.

Assistant U.S. trade representative Wendy Cutler told reporters in Seoul on Monday that “significant headway” had been made across the board at the end of the eighth and final round of bilateral talks.

“Based on the progress we have made this week, I firmly believe that an agreement that creates mutually lasting benefits for both countries is...
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