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Alexander
Bobroske

Senior Associate
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Alexander Bobroski

Alexander is a Senior Associate in the trade and manufacturing practice. Alexander previously worked in the OECD’s regulatory policy division in Paris as well as at a global strategy firm in Washington DC. He has over a decade of experience working on US political campaigns at the national, state and local levels.

At GC, he works with corporate and investor clients across a range of sectors to navigate practical barriers to trade and to engage with senior policymakers on trade-related issues in the US, EU, UK and globally.

Recent examples of his work include: 

  • Advising corporates across sectors on the risks and opportunities stemming from US trade policy, including US-China tensions, the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) and the EU-US Trade and Technology Council (TTC) as well as domestic legislation impacting the cross-border supply of critical raw materials and electric vehicles.
  • Working with a food and beverage manufacturer to prepare for Brexit-related trade disruptions and regulatory divergence, adjust supply chain operations and engage key policymakers to continue serving customers in the EU, Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
  • Collaborating with a UK trade association to produce and roll-out a thought leadership strategy paper as a tool to offensively shape the political narrative around government efforts to develop trade and investment policies for the sector.
     

Latest Insights by Alexander Bobroske

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A UK trade and investment strategy for food and drink: Report with the FDF

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Global Counsel has supported the UK Food and Drink Federation (FDF) in producing a new flagship trade and investment strategy for the UK’s food and drink sector. As the UK sets out a broad new trade policy outside the EU and seeks new and updated free trade agreements, it needs a refreshed trade policy for the sector that addresses imports and exports, sustainability and…

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How the Ukraine crisis will disrupt international trade

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Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine has triggered a humanitarian and refugee crisis. The war is acutely impacting access to medicine, food, and cash in Ukraine while the ramifications of Western sanctions on Russia and Belarus are having a profound effect on these economies and more widely. While there is an inevitable focus on the implications of the conflict for…

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E-commerce talks on the WTO chopping block

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As WTO negotiators return after the summer hiatus, minds are inevitably starting to focus on the agenda for the 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12). For e-commerce negotiators, the WTO’s most important conference will be seen as an opportunity to agree upon the remaining low-hanging fruit and create momentum to work out the more challenging chapters. But will e-commerce…

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