A Guide to Navigating the EU Labyrinth

Brussels is not your typical centre of power.

Lorraine Mallinder
Published: Wednesday, 08/20/2008 12:00 am EDT

Brussels is not your typical centre of power. The capital of the European Union is a remarkably unassuming place, modest in size and disparate by nature. Yet in the space of just 50 years, this most unimposing of capital cities has managed to establish a global reputation as a legal and regulatory trailblazer. Brussels, as multinationals are now well aware, has lately become too big to ignore.

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