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Trans-Pacific Partnership set on fast track

Thursday, July 02, 2015 @ 8:00 PM | By Jeff Buckstein

Prospects for passage of a new Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have received boost from the U.S. Senate, which recently voted overwhelmingly to provide President Barack Obama with the authority to fast-track a deal.

“This means that all the countries that are part of TPP are able to take it seriously and start grappling with the big issues,” said Milos Barutciski, a Toronto-based partner and head of the international trade and investment practice at Bennett Jones. “We’ve dealt with the easy issues — namely tariffs at...