EU Trade Chief Pushes For Regulation Body In US Trade Pact

Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT) -- The European Union's trade chief on Thursday called for the creation of a council of top regulators from the EU and U.S. that would oversee efforts to cooperate on regulation through a proposed trade pact between the two economies.

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht laid out the EU's vision for using the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership — a proposed free trade agreement with the U.S. — to overcome differences in each country's approach to regulation. Those differences can block goods from entering a particular...
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