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IV Symposium on International Trade

  • Date: Friday, February 1, 2008
  • Hours: 8h30
  • Place: At the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington DC, 6th Floor Auditorium

-Unlocking the Doha Round: Perspectives for 2008

-Global Warming and Environmental Preservation: What Options International Trade Law Has To Offer?

-Revisiting the Possibility of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) Between the United States and Brazil with the support of The Embassy of Brazil, Brazil – US Business Council, CESA, IBRAC and Arnold & Porter LLP

Sponsored by

-Clifford Chance LLP

-Crowell & Moring LLP

-Felsberg & Associados

-Machado, Meyer, Sendacz & Opice Advogados*

-Sidley Austin LLP

-Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.*

-Thompson Hine LLP

-Veirano Advogados

PRELIMINARY AGENDA

8h30 - Continental Breakfast and Registration

9h - 9h15 - Welcoming Remarks

-Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, WWICS; H.E.

-Antonio Patriota, Ambassador of Brazil to the United States

9h15 - 10h15 - PANEL I: Unlocking the Doha Round: Perspectives for 2008

Moderator: {To be determined}

Speakers:

-Minister Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo, Undersecretary for Economic and Technological Affairs, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations;

-Tim Reif*, Staff Director, Trade Subcommittee (Majority), House Ways and Means Committee;

-Victor do Prado, Deputy Head of Pascal Lamy’s Cabinet, World Trade Organization;

- Jeffrey J. Schott, Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics;

-Jose Raul Perales, Senior associate, Latin American Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

10h15 - 11h15 PANEL II: Global Warming and Environmental Preservation: What Options International Trade Law Has To Offer?

Moderator:

-Thomas B. Felsberg, Partner, Felsberg & Associados

Speakers:

-Andrew W. Shoyer, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP;

-Gawain Kripke, Senior Policy Adviser, Oxfam America;

-Matthew R. Nicely, Partner, Thompson Hine LLP

11h15 - 11h30 - Coffee Break

11h30 - 12h30 PANEL III: Revisiting the Possibility of a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) Between the United States and Brazil

Moderator:

- Jean E. Kalicki, Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP

Speakers:

-Christine Bliss, Assistant USTR for Services and Investment;

-Minister Ronaldo Costa Filho, Head of the Division of Services, Investment and Financial Issues, Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Relations;

-Ignacio Suárez Anzorena, Counsel, Clifford Chance LLP ;

-Arif Hyder Ali, Partner, Crowell & Moring LLP

12h30 - 12h45 - Closing Remarks

-Aluísio de Lima-Campos, Chairman, ABCI Institute

-Paulo Sotero, Director, Brazil Institute, WWICS

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Publicado terça-feira, 29 de janeiro de 2008