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New article: ‘The European Parliament’s Oversight Powers over Trade and Investment Negotiations’

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My latest article, titled ‘The European Parliament’s Oversight Powers over Trade and Investment Negotiations‘ has been published in the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review 2(1), 2017, pp. 335-370.

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Food & Health Forum: How Innovation Impacts Quality of Life

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On 21 November the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and Macau and the Emilia Romagna Regional Government will hold the ‘Food & Health Forum: How Innovation Impacts Quality of Life‘. The event will discuss the challenges of food safety and innovation, bio economy, health and ageing. I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve as discussant in one of the sessions.

New book chapter: ‘Friends with Benefits? Amicus Curiae in the TPP Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism’

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The book ‘Paradigm Shift in International Economic Law Rule-Making: TPP as a New Model for Trade Agreements?‘, edited by Professors Julien Chaisse, Henry Gao, and Chang-fa Lo, has just been published by Springer. I have contributed with a chapter titled ‘Friends with Benefits? Amicus Curiae in the TPP Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanism’ (pp. 105-128).

Rethinking Free Trade

The conference “Rethinking Free Trade: Liberal International Economic Order in the Wake of Brexit and Trump” is underway at Academia Sinica, in Taipei.

Trade Impact Assessment: Making Trade Policy less Ideological and more Effective

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On 15 and 16 November the Institute of European and American Studies (Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan) will host the conference ‘Rethinking Free Trade: Liberal International Economic Order in the Wake of Brexit and Trump’. On Wednesday I will be presenting a paper titled ‘Trade Impact Assessment: Making Trade Policy less Ideological and more Effective’. You can read the conference programme here.