Washington Update: April – May 2015

April and May saw the trade policy debate rise to the top of the Washington, D.C. agenda, and USCIB was front-and-center on Trade Promotion Authority and related topics.

USCIB staff and members participated in a roundtable discussion with Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske; received a briefing from Sarah Fox, Special Representative for International Labor Affairs at the State Department; discussed competition issues with Carles Esteva Mosso, Deputy Director, General Mergers, DG Competition, European Commission; built business support that helped get TPA passed in the Senate; and represented member views in Europe, in meetings on Capitol Hill, at the OECD and the White House.

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Staff Contact:   Rob Mulligan

Senior Counsel
Tel: 202.682.7375

Rob Mulligan oversees our wide ranging activities on international trade, investment, economic and regulatory matters, and supervises a staff of policy professionals whose expertise covers a host of issues affecting American companies engaged in global business. He also coordinates USCIB policy and advocacy work with the U.S. and foreign governments, our international affiliates.
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