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A View on the EU in the Wider World: Global Law and Public Policy Update

June 27, 2019
Arnold & Porter Seminar

On June 27, former senior US and EU officials from Arnold & Porter's Global Law and Public Policy team hosted an interactive discussion on the current economic and political issues facing the European Union, including US-EU trade relations, Brexit, the US-China trade war, Iran sanctions, and the activation of Title III of the Helms-Burton Act.


  • Dr. Alexander Italianer, Former Secretary-General and Director-General for Competition of the European Commission
  • Ambassador Thomas Shannon, Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs and Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere, US Department of State
  • Lynn Fischer Fox, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy and Negotiations in the International Trade Administration, US Department of Commerce


  • Samuel Witten, Former Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Legal Adviser, US Department of State

Meet the Speakers

Dr. Alexander Italianer
Senior International Policy Advisor*
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Thomas A. Shannon, Jr.
Senior International Policy Advisor*
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Lynn Fischer Fox
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Samuel Witten
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