Washington Update: December 2014 – January 2015

The new year is off to a running start for the Washington office of the United States Council for International Business, both in the District and abroad. Over the past two months, USCIB staff members wrote a letter to President Obama in support of passing Trade Promotion Authority; pushed the importance of investment protections, especially investor-state dispute settlement, in multiple fora and across Europe; arranged meetings with officials including Ambassador Michael Punke on the margins of Environmental Goods Agreement negotiations in Geneva; wrote four letters on chapters of the OECD BEPS Discussion Draft; met with Jason Kearns, Minority Trade Counsel for Ways and Means; received a briefing from Andy Wyckoff, Director, OECD Directorate for Science, Technology, and Innovation; participated on a panel in Peru regarding single window implementation; and much more.

Download the full update.

Staff Contact:   Alice Slayton Clark

Director, Investment, Trade and China
Tel: 202.682.0051

Related Content