Skip Financial Reform In EU Trade Talks, House Dem. Says

Law360, New York (June 18, 2013, 6:38 PM EDT) -- Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., told President Barack Obama on Tuesday that next month's free trade agreement negotiations between the U.S. and the European Union shouldn't tackle financial reform issues because the discussion could harm financial reforms that Congress has passed.

Waters who is the top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives' Financial Services Committee, told Obama in a letter that it is fine if financial services are discussed to address market access issues for U.S. companies, but cautioned that the negotiations shouldn't conflict with financial...
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