European Commission Slams US Trade Deal Critics

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 6:36 PM EST) -- The European Union's trade office on Monday blasted a watchdog group that criticized trade negotiations with the U.S., saying the group twisted facts in a way that undermines public discussions in Europe about a potential U.S. trade agreement.

John Clancy, spokesman for EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht, responded Monday to a statement issued by Corporate Europe Observatory, a corporate lobbying watchdog group that has criticized negotiations for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a proposed trade deal between the EU and U.S. In the response,...
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