Global Finance quotes Global Business and Economics Program Associate Director Garrett Workman on the political challenges facing the sixth round of talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: 

And public opinion is souring on TTIP. “One thing to watch will be the leadership of the Committee on International Trade, whose new chairman, Bernd Lange, is concerned about data privacy and a perceived lack of transparency in the talks,” says Garrett Workman, associate director of the Global Business and Economics Program at the Atlantic Council in Washington, DC. “He’s also been very outspoken against investor-state dispute settlement. He and other Socialist MEPs will be the key hinge point in the European Parliament when it considers the agreement.”

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