Private Rule-Making & International Trade

By | May 13, 2016

Recent episodes such as the Earls Restaurant issue over so-called “humane beef” illustrate the impact of private sector standards, rules and best practices on international trade, outside the realm of governments and free-trade agreements. These industry-driven rules and “regulations” are having an increasing impact on international business.

See my commentary, 13 May 2016, in the Globe and Mail here.