The TTIP: Perspectives from the USTR and the Delegation of the EU to the United States

Monday, March 24, 2014 | 3:30-6 pm
Tasher Great Room
George Washington University Law School
2000 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The United States and the European Union (EU) have launched negotiations on a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) agreement. They recently met to discuss the substance of the agreement. The TTIP is by far the world's largest proposed trade accord.

The panel discussion will provide a status report after the conclusion of recent negotiations and will discuss the profound significance of such an agreement between two major and equal economic partners that share the same democratic and economic values.

This event is co-sponsored by the GW Law International and Comparative Law Program, the Washington Foreign Law Society and the American Society of International Law.


Panelists

  • Adeline Hinderer Sayers, Counselor, Trade Section at the┬áDelegation of the EU to the United States
  • David Weiner, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Europe, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
  • Steve Charnovitz, Associate Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School
  • Vanessa Sciarra, Partner, Holland & Knight; Former Assistant General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

Moderator: Susan L. Karamanian, Associate Dean for International and Comparative Legal Studies, George Washington University Law School

 The discussion will be under Chatham House rules.


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