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Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – July 11-29, 2022

Note:  Our next report will circulate in September, after the summer break. Amid the global food crisis, the Russian Federation (Russia) and Ukraine reached an agreement that was signed in Turkey to allow Ukraine’s grains to ship to global markets; Ukraine awaits sign from the United Nations (UN) that ship passage is guaranteed for the … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of February 21, 2022

In the early hours of 22 February, at the direction of the Kremlin, Russian Federation military forces crossed Ukraine’s borders from multiple fronts, beginning an assault that appears to be an effort to seize control of the country via the capital, Kyiv.  Western allies – the United States (US), United Kingdom (UK) and European Union … Continue Reading

The Latest on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

On Tuesday, the House Rules Committee advanced a structured rule for House floor consideration of 476 amendments to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA provides annual authorization of appropriations for the Department of Defense (DOD) and defense-related activities at other federal agencies. Congressional appropriations committees are responsible for providing budget … Continue Reading

Transatlantic Trade | US and Europe – Week of June 21, 2021

The European Union (EU) published its TRIPS waiver proposal for COVID-19 vaccines this week at the World Trade Organization (WTO), with the United States (US) and United Kingdom (UK) welcoming the alternative, while seeking procedural clarifications.  The US detailed this week how it would distribute 55 million of the 80 million from America’s COVID-19 vaccine … Continue Reading

Secretary Jewell’s Order on Improving Mitigation Policies & Electronic Manufacturers and the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule

Regulatory Activity Secretary Jewell’s Order on Improving Mitigation Policies Department of Interior Secretary Jewell has issued an Order titled, “Improving Mitigation Policies and Practices of the Department of the Interior.” The Order is intended to establish a department-wide strategy to ensure “consistency and efficiency in the review and permitting of infrastructure development projects” and at … Continue Reading
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