Spying Shouldn’t Stall US-EU Trade Pact, Businesses Say

Law360, New York (October 28, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A Transatlantic business association on Friday urged the European Union and the U.S. to push on toward a potential free trade pact amid reported calls by some EU lawmakers for a suspension of trade talks in the wake of allegations about U.S. spying.

The Transatlantic Business Council, a group that represents 70 companies in the U.S. and EU, issued a strongly worded statement saying it continues to back negotiations for the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the EU and the U.S. The group's remarks...
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