Editor’s Note:  OMB’s Federal Register notice, which contains information on how interested persons may request to present oral statements at the public meeting and otherwise provide information to the docket, is attached here.  Below is the notice’s Summary.

SUMMARY: On September 28, 2012, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), together with the European Commission’s Enterprise and Trade Directorates-General, published a joint request for comments on “Promoting US EC Regulatory Compatibility” (see [HERE]) The notice was part of a joint effort by the United States and the European Union (EU) to obtain input from the public on how to promote greater transatlantic regulatory compatibility generally as well as in specific economic sectors. See also http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2012/09/07/eliminating-red-tape-boost-trade-economic-growth. On April 10th and 11th, OMB and the European Commission will hold a public meeting of the U.S.-EU High Level Regulatory Cooperation Forum (the “Forum”) in Washington, D.C., to provide interested persons with an opportunity to provide an oral statement.