The Rise and Fall of Mega Trade Deals
12:00 Lunch Served | 12:10 Program Start | Room NT08, Warren Bldg.
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Ave., NW Washington DC, 20016
Join PIJIP and Professor Jean-Baptiste Velut (Associate Professor of American Political Economy, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle) for a lunchtime panel discussing the rise and fall of major trade deals.
This event will analyze the geopolitical and economic origins of the mega trade deals like CETA, TPP and TTIP, their far-reaching implications and the factors behind their demise potential – as illustrated by the near collapse of the AACC ratification process, the stalemate of TTIP and Donald Trump’s promise to abandon the TPP negotiations.
|12:10||Introduction: Sean Flynn
Associate Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (“PIJIP”), American University Washington College of Law
|12:15||Keynote: Prof. Jean-Baptiste Velut
Associate Professor of American Political Economy, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle
|2:00||Questions and Answers|
This event is being co-sponsored by the following WCL organizations:
- Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy (“PIOLD”)
- Program on Trade, Investment and Development (“TID”)
- Intellectual Property Law Society (“IPLS”)
- International Trade & Investment Law Society (“ITILS”)