Governments increasingly see an opportunity — and an imperative — to advance national security and economic competitiveness as complementary goals. In its new National Security Strategy, the Obama administration pledges to “make it easier for businesses of all sizes to expand their reach” through a range of regulatory cooperation initiatives pursued with private sector and international stakeholders. A panel of industry and government experts discussed current efforts and potential next steps to make good on that pledge, both in North America and through agreements such as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
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Tim Bennett, Director-General/CEO, Trans-Atlantic Business Council
Maria Luisa Boyce, Senior Trade Advisor, US Customs and Border Protection
Eric Miller, VP for Policy, Innovation & Competitiveness, Canadian Council of Chief Executives
Jeff Weiss, Senior Advisor for Standards and Global Regulatory Policy, US Department of Commerce
Nate Olson, Managing Across Boundaries, Stimson Center