US-EU Trade Pact Won't Dilute Regulations, Negotiators Say

Law360, New York (December 20, 2013, 2:17 PM EST) -- A proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union would not water down environmental, labor, health care, privacy, consumer safety and other regulatory protections, top negotiators for the two sides stressed Friday in Washington, D.C.

At a press conference on the final day of the latest round of negotiations for the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, chief negotiators for the U.S. and EU said the two sides were working to address trade barriers that have arisen through differences in their respective approaches to...
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