China Investment Agreement Talks Get Green Light In EU

Law360, New York (October 18, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT) -- The Council of the European Union on Friday cleared the way for EU trade negotiators to move forward with discussions for an investment agreement with China.

At a meeting of the EU Foreign Affairs Council — which falls under the European Council, an executive body comprised of the heads of the 28 EU countries — the body approved a negotiating mandate for a potential investment agreement between the EU and China. The council's action gives the European Commission a green light to move ahead with negotiations...
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