Brexit Causes Massive Headache For TTIP Talks: Former USTR

By Alex Lawson (August 26, 2016, 6:26 PM EDT) -- The uncertainty swirling around the United Kingdom's decision to vacate the European Union has put the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations in a bind as the White House contemplates the best course of action for the massive agreement, former U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor told Law360.

Although the Obama administration has continued to hold TTIP negotiating sessions with the EU even after the U.K.'s landmark vote triggering the so-called Brexit, the potential removal of one of the 28-nation bloc's most powerful economies will require a significant readjustment to the U.S. negotiating approach, Kantor stressed.

"TTIP remains viable, even without Great...

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