10th March 2016
Venue: Vinson & Elkins LLP, 20 Fenchurch Street, 24th Floor, London, EC3M 3BY
On 4 February 2016, twelve countries from Asia, North America and South America signed the Trans- Pacific Partnership, a 30-chapter, 6,000-page free trade agreement: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. When it enters into force, the TPP will create the largest regional free trade area in the world, covering 40% of global GDP. Among the TPP's many provisions is a comprehensive chapter on investment. This seminar brings together current and former government officials from TPP states to provide a first look at the provisions of the investment chapter in both a regional and global context.
Chair: George Burn, Partner, Vinson & Elkins
- Christophe de Bondy, Partner, Volterra Fietta (former Deputy Director, Trade Law Bureau, Canada)
- Rodrigo Monardes, Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Chile to OECD
- Danielle Yeow, Senior State Counsel, Singapore Attorney-General's Chambers, International Affairs Division
- Jeremy Sharpe, Partner, Shearman & Sterling (former Chief, NAFTA Arbitration, U.S. Department of State)
This event is by invitation only.
For more information, contact N. Jansen Calamita, Director, Investment Treaty Forum.