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Tuesday, December 5, 2023

United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Rapid Response Labor Mechanism with Kathleen Claussen

Start Date: 12/5/2023 12:00 PM EST
End Date: 12/5/2023 1:00 PM EST

Venue Name: In Person - Washington Marriott Capitol Hill

Organization Name: WIIT

Email: info@wiit.org
Phone: (202) 869-3775

In this virtual discussion, Kathleen Claussen will share insights from a recent paper she co-authored on the Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRM), including takeaways about its use and effectiveness during the first three years of the USMCA.  Given the importance of the RRM to the USMCA, and the potential for use of this model in other U.S. trade agreements, this is a conversation you won’t want to miss!

This event will be hosted by GATT DC. A link to join the virtual discussion will be sent to all those who RSVP.  Please RSVP HERE.


Kathleen Claussen is Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.  She is the author of more than 40 articles and essays concerning trade, investment, and international dispute settlement, among other related research areas. She has also acted as counsel or arbitrator in over two dozen international disputes. Among other leadership roles, she has served on the Executive Council and Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law and is co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Economic Law.  Prior to joining the academy, Professor Claussen was Associate General Counsel at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.  Earlier in her career, she was Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague covering disputes between countries and investment law arbitrations.  She is a graduate of the Yale Law School, Queen’s University Belfast where she was a Mitchell Scholar, and Indiana University where she was a Wells Scholar.


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