TTIP to go faster in Congress than TPP, says US trade expert

As Congress leaders and the White House work around the clock to get TPP-related legislation passed, Brussels observers fear that TTIP will have to ride on the same risky rollercoaster, which could jeopardize its success. I heard a much more reassuring point of view this Tuesday (June 16) at a Commonwealth Club event in San […]

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Is France tech-protectionist? French Ambassador answers.

I had the fortune of having a conversation with French Ambassador to the US Gérard Araud in San Francisco on May 1, alongside two other representatives of the international press. I asked Mr. Araud about his views on the controversy initiated by President Obama in February regarding Europe’s alleged protectionism and anti-US tech policy (for […]

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Europe and Silicon Valley

US tech industry leaders, like Google, Facebook and Uber, or Intel and Microsoft before them, have faced regulatory challenges in Europe, as well as yearslong investigations into their competitive, privacy and tax practices. President Obama’s recent statements have brought this topic to the fore and led to a series of reactions in Europe. What is […]

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