EU Must Win Over Public On US Trade, Say Ministers, Execs

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 3:37 PM EST) -- The European Union must overcome mounting public opposition to make the case that a potential free trade agreement with the U.S. won't erode consumer, health and environmental protections, business leaders and EU ministers said Friday in Athens, Greece.

During a forum with U.S. and EU business leaders, Alexander Stubb, Finland's minister for European affairs and foreign trade, said political leaders face tough challenges when it comes to communicating the benefits of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, as some Europeans grow concerned that the proposed free...
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