US, EU To Address Regulation By Industry Under Trade Deal

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 3:26 PM EDT) -- The U.S. and European Union will take an industry-by-industry approach as they look to increase cooperation on regulatory issues under a potential trade agreement, negotiators for the two economies said Friday, stressing that any deal would not reduce health, safety or environmental protections.

The lead U.S. and EU negotiators for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a potential trade pact between the two sides, said at a press conference Friday that streamlining the governments' respective approaches to regulation could hold some of the largest benefits of...
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