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Alessandro
Gangarossa

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Alessandro is an Associate in Global Counsel’s Brussels team. Alessandro has a Masters in Economics and International Policies. He previously worked in the trade department of a foreign consulate in Milan, in the institutional relations department of an Italian bank and for a European trade association in Brussels.

At Global Counsel, Alessandro advises clients on policy, regulatory and political developments at EU level and across member states, with a particular focus on Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands. He specialises in international trade policy and supports GC’s energy practice.

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Biden and the transatlantic trading relationships

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This week, Trade and Manufacturing Practice Lead Daniel Capparelli is joined by Senior Associate in our US office Miranda Lutz, and Brussels office Associate Alessandro Gangarossa. They discuss the Biden administration's approach to trade as Katherine Tai, his nominee for USTR representative nears confirmation from the Senate.

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Balancing act: EU trade policy review

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The EU’s new trade strategy unveiled last week has the ambition to guide Brussels’ trade policymaking for the next decade. But what is notable about it is the way that it actually struggles to set out a clear and unequivocal direction for policy. Instead, it tries to strike a difficult balance between two conflicting impulses on free trade and growing inward-looking…

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Europe’s post-2008 political fragmentation is being tested

General Politics

The emergence of fragmented political landscapes has been an increasingly shared phenomena in European capitals in the past decade. The financial crisis was a profound shock for many European traditional centre-left and centre-right parties, which were dropped by the electorates both for their handling of the crisis and its aftermath. In their wake, smaller, often less…

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Transatlantic reprieve? Implications of a Biden presidency for EU-US trade

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This week’s decision by the EU to hold off on retaliatory tariffs against US subsidies to the aircraft manufacturer Boeing is a sign of Brussels’ interest in working towards resetting transatlantic relations after the US elections. The possibility of a new president in the White House potentially means reduced trade tensions with the EU. But those thinking that this reset…

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