Expect Trade Promotion Authority Bill To Pass

Law360, New York (February 12, 2014, 2:29 PM EST) -- In his State of the Union address, President Obama enumerated a host of issues that he asked Congress to address in the coming year. Included in that list was enactment of trade promotion authority as a way of facilitating the passage of trade agreements with Asian and European nations.

Through TPA, Congress provides the administration with goals and guidelines to use during trade negotiations. In return for adhering to those objectives, Congress agrees to grant a president a speedy up or down vote on a completed...
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