“We are going to win so much” is a staple soundbite from President Donald Trump, and also representative of his administration’s approach to international negotiations. President Trump favors bilateral trade deals and has been optimistically touting the US as the UK’s first FTA partner after Brexit. From the UK’s perspective, Prime Minister Boris Johnson also wants wins, partly due to the desire to uphold certain regulatory standards, and largely to maintain political, economic, and social security and stability post-Brexit to soften the blow of leaving the EU on the UK economy. As both countries were primed to begin negotiations, COVID-19 happened.
Join us for a virtual discussion with our transatlantic trade and policy practitioners, Frank Samolis, Matthew Kirk and George Grammas, for their insights and thoughts on the future of trade between the US and UK on May 28, 2020 at 9 a.m. EDT. Register here.