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The Italian Constitutional Referendum on December 4,  seeks to streamline Italy's public administration, requiring approval for proposed laws only from the Chamber of Deputies. 
What is this all about? What will a No vote/Yes vote actually mean? Watch this Atlantic Council live video for predictions and answers.

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Happy Thanksgiving from the TTIP&TRADE in Action newsletter team!                                 
Thanksgiving Turkey Fun Facts:
-Americans will consume 46 million turkeys tomorrow ($610 million worth)
-Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin's first meal on the moon was turkey
-Every year, the US president pardons two Turkeys, and one is voted as the National Thanksgiving Turkey

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During his last visit to Europe as the President of the United States, President Barack Obama met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, among other European leaders. The two called on president-elect Donald Trump not to give up on a transatlantic trade deal. Read more here.

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EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Canadian International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, European Council President Donald Tusk, and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström came together to sign the EU- Canada Free Trade Agreement on October 30, 2016. Check out this blog post for EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström's take on the CETA.

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Director of the Atlantic Council's Global Business & Economics Program Andrea Montanino moderated a discussion on prosperity and growth with EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici last week as part of the Atlantic Council's conference "Stronger With Allies: The Future of Europe After Brexit".
Missed the event? Watch the webcast of the conference here.

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The Atlantic Council is hosting EU Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Pierre Moscovici, and a panel of esteemed experts featuring Mr. Carlos Costa, Governor of the Central Bank of Portugal; Mr. Bart Oosterveld, Managing Director of Moody’s Investor Service; and  Dr. Paul Sheard, Chief Economist of SP Global, tomorrow, October 6 as part of the Atlantic Council Stronger With Allies: The Future of Europe After Brexit conference. 

Find more info on the conference here. On the other side of the Atlantic but want to take part? Join us via twitter @AC_GBE and watch the webcast here

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