Associate Director
Alessandro Gangarossa

Alessandro is an Associate Director in the Brussels office. 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 the EU level and across member states, with a particular focus on Italy. He covers EU trade policy developments in-depth, working closely with the trade and manufacturing practice to advise clients on the latest developments.

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Supporting investors to understand and navigate policy risks potentially affecting their assets’ supply chains in relation to developments in EU trade policy. 
  • Working with an EU industry association to develop Key Performance Indicators for the European Commission to assess and audit progress on its Industrial Strategy.
  • Providing regular analysis to clients – particularly in the financial services sector – on the negotiations and implementation of the EU’s long-term budget and recovery fund.  

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End of the honeymoon? Domestic policy priorities test EU-US trade cooperation

Trade & Manufacturing

The next major point of friction in transatlantic trade relations is emerging around policies to support the domestic electric vehicles industry. The EU has raised grievances around the potential discriminatory effects of the recently enacted Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) in the United States – which includes tax credits and incentives for US battery and electric vehicle…

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Unpacking von der Leyen’s state of the EU

General Politics

The President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, delivered her third state of the European Union speech on September 14th before the European Parliament, giving sight of her priorities for 2023 and using a rare public platform to speak more directly to audiences beyond the immediate EU stakeholders. 

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