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Professor Chris Brummer, the faculty director of Georgetown Law's Institute of International Economic Law, testified on the Hill on July 17, raising concerns about a white paper describing Facebook's cryptocurrency Libra.

On the Hill: Professor Chris Brummer on Facebook’s Proposed Cryptocurrency and Its Impact on Consumers, Investors and the American Financial System

July 19, 2019 Faculty International Economic Law

On July 17, Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer — the faculty director of the Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) — testified before the House Financial Services Committee with respect to Libra, Facebook’s proposed cryptocurrency. The hearing was chaired by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) and Ranking Member Patrick McHenry (R-NC).

Professor Alvaro Santos and CAROLA hosted a conference on April 22 regarding the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA).

A Conversation with Professor Alvaro Santos, Director of CAROLA, on "USMCA: A New Path for Trade Agreements?"

April 22, 2019 International & Comparative Law International Economic Law

Elections have consequences. When leftist candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador won the presidency of Mexico by a landslide in July 2018, his administration-to-be also won a seat at the table where talks to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement had started a year earlier.

Professor Alvaro Santos, director of the Center for the Advancement of the Rule of Law in the Americas (CAROLA), served as Deputy Negotiator for the Elected Government from July through November, when the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement was signed by then-President Enrique Peña Nieto on his last day in office.