United States Trade Representative invites public comment on the U.S. Government and European Commission (EC) regulatory initiative.

On September 28, 2012, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) invited written public comment on the U.S. Government and EC shared goal of promoting greater transatlantic regulatory compatibility.  The U.S. and the EC are looking to reduce excessive regulatory costs, unjustified regulatory differences, and unnecessary red tape.  USTR also welcomes concrete ideas on how greater compatibility can be achieved in a particular economic sector. 

The deadline for submission of written comments is October 31, 2012