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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.

Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman testified on November 27 on Capitol Hill, before a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee.

Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman Testifies Before Congress on the Need for a Stronger WTO

November 28, 2018 Faculty International & Comparative Law International Economic Law

“The problems that we are confronting, whether that’s the struggle around the world for good jobs that pay a living wage, whether that’s climate change, whether that’s the widening of the wealth gap or the rise of extremism and threats to national security — these are not problems…that can be solved by the United States alone,” Georgetown Law Professor from Practice Jennifer Hillman told a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on November 27.