IIEL Teams Up with Atlantic Council for Press Briefing on US Tariffs

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

IIEL Teams Up with Atlantic Council for Press Briefing on US Tariffs

Atlanta Council Members discuss Trump's Tariff, Chris Brummer comments
Chris Brummer and others discuss Trump's Tariffs

In a wide-ranging discussion for dozens of media outlets, the IIEL’s Faculty and Senior Fellows addressed the implications of the tariffs for WTO and regional trade initiatives, prospects for retaliation and how the current regime compares to past U.S. tariffs in the steel and aluminum sectors.   You can listen to a recording of the press call here.

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Is the TPP Agreement Dead? Maybe Not

 

 

 

Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director,
Institute of International Economic Law

 

 

Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, donald trump, japan

Will the work that went into negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) go to waste?

The agreement cannot come into force unless ratified within two years by economies that constitute 85 per cent of the total GDP of the 12 members. This makes ratification by the United States and Japan indispensable. While President Trump is not noted for consistency of purpose, the prospect that he will not only reverse his stance on the TPP but also secure Congressional approval within two years is surely nil.

Full article here.