Critical Global Conversations - Free Trade Agreements and Multilateralism: The Next Frontier for the EU and the US

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Silverman 240A, University of Pennsylvania
United States

Please join us for this Fireside Chat with Ambassador David O’Sullivan, EU Ambassador to the US,  Professor Jill Fisch, and Professor William Burke-White.

David O’Sullivan

O’Sullivan serves as the Ambassador of the European Union to the United States. He was previously the Chief Operating Officer of the European Union’s diplomatic corps, the European External Action Service (EEAS). He has held former positions as Head of Cabinet to Commission President Romano Prodi and Secretary-General of the European Commission.

Professor Jill Fisch

Jill Fisch is an internationally known scholar, whose work focuses on the intersection of business and law, including the role of regulation and litigation in addressing limitations in the disciplinary power of the capital markets. She is currently co-teaching a Global Research Seminar comparing US and European corporate governance and regulation.

Professor William Burke-White

William Burke-White is an expert on international law and global governance. From 2009-2011 he served on Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff, providing policy advice on multilateral affairs, international institutions, and European affairs. Burke-White has written extensively on topics of international economic law and multilateralism.

Introductions: Rangita de Silva de Alwis, Associate Dean for International Programs
This program has been approved for 1.0 substantive credits for Pennsylvania lawyers. CLE credits may be available in other jurisdictions as well. Attendees seeking CLE credit should bring separate payment in the amount of $30.00 cash or check made payable to The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Event Type: 
GlobalPhilly 2017 events
GlobalPhilly™ 2015
Law/International Law