Research Analyst

Alisa is a Research Analyst in Global Counsel’s trade and manufacturing practice. Prior to joining GC, Alisa has gained experience in a Brussels based EU public affairs consultancy and in the EU government affairs team of a multinational technology company, where she focused on the EU’s FTA agenda, circular economy, and digital policy. 

At GC, Alisa supports corporate clients across a range of sectors on understanding political and regulatory developments in EU, UK and global trade policy.

Recent examples of her work include:

  • Working with a pharmaceutical association to analyze how IP protection in current and future EU trade agreements impact their global businesses. 
  • Monitoring developments on corporate sustainability due diligence to help various clients understand upcoming legal requirements. 
  • Stakeholder mapping for policy and industry stakeholders to help different clients design their EU advocacy strategy in Brussels and member states.

Latest Insights by Alisa Seufert

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The future of the EU Customs Union

Trade & Manufacturing

The European Commission’s new proposals for EU Customs Union reform are designed to deliver a more coherent and integrated Customs Union. Since the creation of the Customs Union in 1968, subsequent reform has produced one of the most complex bodies of EU law without changing the basic reality of ‘one code, multiple systems’ that has always defined – and to some degree…

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