Alice Slayton Clark

Alice Slayton Clark

Director, Investment, Trade and China
Tel: 202.682.0051

Alice Slayton Clark is USCIB’s Director for Investment, Trade, and China. Clark brings with her considerable experience in trade policy, having worked in a number of international law firms and consulting practices, as well as on Capitol Hill.

Most recently, Clark has been a Senior Government Relations Advisor for Jacobs Global Trade & Compliance LLC. Prior to this she spent time as an independent International Trade Consultant, and as an International Trade Specialist at Sidley Austin Brown & Wood, Powell Goldstein Frazer & Murphy, Graham & James, and Mudge Rose Guthrie Alexander and Ferdon. She began her trade career in the offices of Representative Robert Torricelli and Senator Bob Graham.

Clark received a BA in Government and Spanish from Oberlin College, and an MA in International Relations From Tufts University’s Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. In the past she has served as the President of the Women in International Trade (WIIT) group, and as a leader in local and school organizations.

Recent Articles by Alice

USCIB Member HP Presents at WTO Symposium on Information Technology Agreement (9/22/2021) - The World Trade Organization (WTO) hosted a two-day workshop in mid-September celebrating trade liberalization under the Information Technology Agreement titled “ITA Symposium: 25th Anniversary of the Information Technology Agreement.” WTO Director General Dr. Ngozi Okojo-Iweala opened the conference, which explored the benefits of ICT in combatting COVID-19 and bridging the digital divide, as well as the latest advances in technology and justifications for a new, third, round of ITA expansion. 
USCIB Comments on China’s Compliance With Its WTO Commitments (9/22/2021) - USCIB submitted comments September 15 in response to the U.S. Trade Representatives request for input into China’s compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments. The comments covered a wide variety of topics with a focus on intellectual property enforcement, regulation, transparency and standards.
USCIB Makes Recommendations to Biden Administration on Negotiations of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (9/9/2021) - USCIB submitted a letter to the United States Department of State and the United States Trade Representative regarding ongoing negotiations on reform of Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) in the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) Working Group III.

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Alice’s Committees

Banking - The Banking Committee increases the efficiency of global trade by promoting the standardization of international banking and commercial practices and procedures.
China - The China Committee monitors Chinese regulatory developments and engages with international organizations on issues greatly affecting U.S. business in China.
Competition - The Competition Committee promotes international legal policies that favor an open and competitive environment for U.S. business. 
European Union - The EU Committee promotes the interests of U.S. businesses in Europe and advocates for unobstructed transatlantic trade and investment.
Financial Services - The Financial Services Committee promotes financial stability and an effective regulatory and supervisory framework for global financial markets.
Trade and Investment - The Trade and Investment Committee advocates for opening global markets by eliminating barriers to trade and investment, spurring growth and job creation.

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