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  • 29 June 2017

    Trade Update, June 2017

    As the United States prepares to renegotiate NAFTA, the United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer also met with UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox.

  • 29 June 2017

    U.S. economic update, June 2017

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports 138,000 jobs added to the economy in May 2017. The Federal Reserve decided to raise interest rates at its June meeting, for the second time this year.

  • 29 June 2017

    Congressional Update, June 2017

    Healthcare dominated the legislative agenda in Congress this month as the Senate’s version of the bill was released. The House passed the Financial Choice Act, aimed at scaling back Dodd-Frank.

  • 29 June 2017

    President Trump signals withdrawal from Paris agreement

    The President announced this month that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris agreement on climate change, and said that the U.S. would seek to renegotiate the terms of U.S. involvement in the agreement.

  • 02 June 2017

    Our comments on US climate change announcement

    We responded to President Trump's announcement that the USA will withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change.

  • 25 May 2017

    Supreme Court Update

    The Court issues a ruling surprising to some that upholds federal restrictions on ‘soft money’ contributions to local elections.  

  • 25 May 2017

    Trade Update, May 2017

    Robert Lighthizer was officially confirmed as United States Trade Representative by the Senate and got straight to work on the new administration’s trade policy agenda.

  • 25 May 2017

    The future of NAFTA

    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer was confirmed by the Senate and got straight to work, sending Congress the required 90 days’ notice on renegotiating NAFTA.

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