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JEC Report Bashes TPP, Citing Faults On IP, Financial Services, Market Access

March 3, 2016 at 10:42 AM
The bicameral Joint Economic Committee (JEC) of the U.S. Congress stepped up Republican criticism of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by including language in a formal report on the U.S. economy that blasts the deal as falling short of congressional demands in the areas of pharmaceutical intellectual property (IP) protection, financial services data flows and goods market access. The JEC, which is led by senior members of the Senate Finance and House Ways & Means committees, in its March 1 report...

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