October 18, 2022
Georgetown Law Professor and Founding Director of the Sovereign Debt Forum Anna Gelpern provided comments to The American Prospect as the IMF and World Bank predict a tolerable emerging-markets debt crisis.
IIEL Faculty Director Chris Brummer Provides Testimony at Congressional Hearing on the Future of Digital Assets Regulation
June 23, 2022
IIEL Faculty Director provides testimony at the Congressional Hearing on the Future of Digital Assets Regulation before the Agriculture Committee, U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit
March 8, 2022
Georgetown Law Professor and Founding Director of the Sovereign Debt Forum Anna Gelpern joined Planet Money's Wailin Wong on NPR to discuss Ukraine, odious debt, and why it's been a struggle for courts to recognize it as law.
March 4, 2022
In celebration of Black History Month, IIEL Faculty Director Chris Brummer joined WTO Director General Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva reflect on the evolving role of Africa in the international community, and discuss their organizations' efforts to mobilize an inclusive international economic agenda.
February 24, 2022
IIEL's Chris Brummer delivered the 2022 Black History Month speech for FinCEN. Brummer drew parallels with the very work of FinCEN and challenged the agency--and the government--to think about ways to make technology and the compliance process dual-purposed in ways that facilitate inclusion.
November 15, 2021
IIEL Visiting Scholar on Financial Technology & Adjunct Professor Linda Jeng releases new Oxford University Press book on Open Banking - a silent revolution transforming the banking industry.
November 3, 2021
The Hill quotes IIEL Executive Director Marie Kasperek on the U.S.' strategic move to counter Chinese overproduction by reducing tariffs on EU steel and aluminum imports.
November 1, 2021
Fatin El-Kabashi Abdullah Ibrahim, a former IIEL Fellow, was selected to present her paper on "Rethinking Dodd-Frank’s Risk Retention Rule" at the 4th annual Law & Macroeconomics conference.
October 27, 2021
IIEL Senior Fellow Jennifer Hillman and Inu Manak discuss how the US must step in to save the WTO and learn to lead again in this opinion piece for the Hill.
October 26, 2021
IIEL Senior Fellow Linda Jeng explains decentralized finance in conjunction with her upcoming Oxford University Press book publication on the same topic.
October 25, 2021
In this podcast, moderator and IIEL Executive Director, Marie Kasperek, is joined by Cecilia Malmström, Former European Commissioner for Trade and Marion Jansen, Director of the Trade and Agriculture Directorate, OECD. Listen as they discuss how the global trading system can be made more equitable for all citizens.
October 12, 2021
The Association of Women in International Trade awarded its distinguished 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award to IIEL Professor Jennifer Hillman in recognition of her remarkable trade career and distinguished public service.
September 29, 2021
Countries can be difficult borrowers, IIEL Professor Anna Gelpern explains, and it's not practical to expect them to hand over a physical asset like a port if they're unable to pay their debts.
September 28, 2021
Chris Brummer delivers a lecture on "New Evidence on Racial Disparities in Financial Regulatory Leadership" at a virtual event with the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, co-sponsored by the Wharton Initiative on Financial Policy and Regulation.
September 10, 2021
What will increasing geopolitical tensions between the US and China mean for trade in Latin America? This AIG Global Trade Series 2021 podcast episode features leading expert insights on how Latin American countries must balance trade relations with the major powers.
July 22, 2021
Itai Grinberg, now a Treasury Department official representing the United States in the negotiations, offered a new rationale for the agreement, which would entail the largest overhaul of the international tax system in decades.
June 14, 2021
This report discusses some of the new types of risks introduced by DeFi that are inherent to blockchain systems along with traditional types of financial risks in DeFi that manifest in new ways.
May 26, 2021
After a phenomenal turnout and a truly global reach of last year's virtual Fintech Week, the 5th annual Fintech Week will again be primarily held virtually- enabling our event to connect with tens of thousands of fintech leaders beyond the beltway on a global scale.
April 13, 2021
All eyes are on the World Trade Organization’s new leadership to jump-start trade multilateralism. But can global trade rules be updated? And if so, which rules should be fixed first? Experts explain in the 2nd podcast of the 2021 AIG Global Trade Series.
May 18, 2021
IIEL Professor Anna Gelpern testifies to a House Financial Services subcommittee on what China's lending practices mean for international debt architecture, especially in the context of the pandemic.
May 5, 2021
The report by the Group of Thirty, including IIEL Professor Anna Gelpern, makes clear that collective aversion to crisis planning is irresponsible when much of the world is one unforeseen shock away from a lost decade, underscoring that now is the time to rebuild and reform the architecture to improve its long-term resilience.
March 24, 2021
The 190-page report, titled China’s Belt and Road: Implications for the United States, was written by IIEL Senior Fellow Jennifer Hillman along with David Sacks at the Council on Foreign Relations.
March 9, 2021
Georgetown Law students take first, second and third place for international trade law note submissions at the 2021 John D. Greenwald Writing Competition.
April 14, 2020
This briefing provides a legal assessment – under WTO and EU law - of three policy options for an EU carbon border adjustment mechanism.
December 14, 2020
IIEL Professor Anna Gelpern joins an expert panel on debt transparency, how and when to restructure government debt, the G20 common framework for debt relief, and more.
November 26, 2020
IIEL's Director Marie Kasperek offers expert insights on how the 2020 US presidential election outcomes will impact EU-US-Asia trade relations at the EconPol Europe Annual Conference.
October 7, 2020
Can the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) live up to expectations, integrating markets and overcoming fragmentation, to deliver inclusive and sustainable growth across the continent?
Listen to expert insights from IIEL's Katrin Kuhlmann, Visiting Professor of Law, Georgetown Law; President and Founder, New Markets Lab and Wamkele Mene, Secretary General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat in this podcast as part of AIG's Global Trade Series.
October 13, 2020
The pandemic has only aggravated debt burdens, raising concerns about debt sustainability in many lower-income countries and creating the need for a coordinated effort to strengthen debt restructuring processes.
Sep 2, 2020
Perhaps one of the biggest open secrets in Washington, D.C. is the virtual absence of African American financial regulators in the United States government.
August 17, 2020
How has the pandemic affected the world's largest trading partners? This podcast is part of the AIG Global Trade Series 2020.
July 29, 2020
Why should the WTO reform its Appellate body, instead of eliminating it completely? A "rules-based" system of trade, and the potential for China to overtake the U.S.' leadership position.
July 28, 2020
IIEL Faculty Director, Chris Brummer joins Yahoo Finance’s Brian Cheung and Zack Guzman to discuss his new research that reveals the profound racial disparity within the top ranks of financial agencies.
July 22, 2020
Realignment of trade rules with SDG's to combat rising inequalities, climate change, and frustration with trade's role in development co-authored by IIEL's Katrin Kuhlmann.
IIEL Faculty Director Chris Brummer Reveals Near Total Exclusion of African Americans at U.S. Regulatory Agencies
July 21, 2020
Senior roles supervising Wall Street and other parts of the financial sector have gone overwhelmingly to white officials over the years—and today, only one of 21 politically appointed financial regulators at eight agencies is Black, according to new research.
July 20, 2020
New publication featuring IIEL's Katrin Kuhlmann - Trade Policy for Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Development.
May 19, 2020
IIEL Senior Fellow Jennifer Hillman on how to ensure patents don’t stand in the way of global health.
Feb 19, 2020
If the U.S.-European Union tax war erupts, it could hit the global economy as hard as the U.S.-China trade war that dominated headlines for the past year.
Since the 2008 financial crisis, a boom in legal scholarship has explored how new policy approaches could better foster economic growth and financial stability. Leading legal, financial and economic policy experts will discuss emerging themes and challenges in what could be the foundations of a new discipline focused on law and macroeconomics that brings together these new threads of scholarship..