Tag Archives: treaties

TPP – Drama in Five Acts

THE TPP – DRAMA IN FIVE ACTS [A long Way Before the Final Curtain] Paper presented by me at the Canada-US Law Institute Colloquium, Washington, DC, 29 October 2015 The successful conclusion of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations on October 5, 2015, represented a signal achievement in international trade diplomacy, all the more significant in… Read More »

Trans Pacific Trade – Hold Your Horses

Many of us are hopeful that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations will wrap up sometime soon and that the deal will require Canada to open up its highly-protected dairy, poultry and eggs sectors – dairy being the most egregiously protected, outmoded Soviet-style regime. Trade negotiations aren’t a zero-sum game, and if Canada has to compromise… Read More »