Mark Warner Interviewed About a China-Canada FTA, Ratification of CETA and Trade Issues in the U.S. Election
Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN about the announcement by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that exploratory talks on free trade will begin between Canada and China and the resolution of longstanding issues of access for Canadian beef and canola to China. (September 22, 2016) Mark also discussed the ongoing discussions among European Union Members and with Canada to clear the way for signing and ratifying the Canada-European Union Trade Agreement (CETA) and continuing protectionist rumbles in the U.S. election campaign. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and advised Ontario in the CETA negotiations and on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Arbitrations. Mark, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mark has been an adviser to the Governments of Cambodia, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam on competition and trade policy and at the invitation of the U.S. Department of State lectured in five cities in Japan on international antitrust law and policy.