Trade and Investment

Negotiating Parties Reach Agreement on Trans-Pacific Trade Deal (October 5, 2015)

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Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 5, 2015, The United States and eleven other Pacific Rim nations finalized their negotiations and agreed on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a regional trade agreement combining forty

Court of Justice of the European Union Rules Protection for Animals Extends Beyond European Union Borders (April 23, 2015)

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Caitlin Behles

On April 23, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (the Court) ruled in Zuchtvieh-Export GmbH v

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Does TTIP Need Investor-State Dispute Settlement?

Author: 
Eckhard Hellbeck

On April 10, 2015, Professor Andrea Bjorklund, McGill University Faculty of Law, moderated a lively panel discussing the role of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (“ISDS”), in pa

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Ethical Issues in International Law Practice

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Z.J. Jennifer Lim

On April 11, the 2015 ASIL Annual Meeting held a session exploring ethical issues in a variety of international law-related settings.  The session was moderated by Dr. Zach Kaufman, a U.S.

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Creative Tools for Regulating Global Supply Chains to Advance International Environment Objectives

Author: 
Sarah Dadush

The panelists discussed strategies for ensuring the sustainability of global commodity supply chains, in particular through innovative certification and partnership schemes. 

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Transparency in International Economic Law

Author: 
Jason Yackee

The panel explored the concept of “transparency” in international economic law.

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Third Annual Charles N. Brower Lecture on International Dispute Resolution

Author: 
Hansel T. Pham