Washington Update: December 2014 – January 2015

The new year is off to a running start for the Washington office of the United States Council for International Business, both in the District and abroad. Over the past two months, USCIB staff members wrote a letter to President Obama in support of passing Trade Promotion Authority; pushed the importance of investment protections, especially investor-state dispute settlement, in multiple fora and across Europe; arranged meetings with officials including Ambassador Michael Punke on the margins of Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations in Geneva; wrote four letters on chapters of the OECD BEPS Discussion Draft; met with Jason Kearns, Minority Trade Counsel for Ways and Means; received a briefing from Andy Wyckoff, Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation; participated on a panel in Peru regarding single window implementation; and much more.

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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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