Mark Warner Interviewed About Start of Fourth Round of NAFTA Negotiations & Trudeau-Trump Summit

Mark Warner Interviewed About Start of Fourth Round of NAFTA Negotiations & Trudeau-Trump Summit

Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN and on CBC On the Money about the start of the fourth round of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) renegotiations and the latest meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Trudeau in Washington, D.C. (October 10, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade led Ontario’s legal team in the CETA negotiations, provided advice on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings, advised on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration, and on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Speaks to the Ontario Public Buyers Association About Bid-rigging Detection & Enforcement

Mark wrote was invited to speak to the Ontario Public Buyers Association (OPBA) Annual Conference about the Canadian Competition Bureau‘s bid-rigging detection and enforcement efforts. (September 29, 2017) Competition and public procurement is the theme of the 2017 International Competition Network (ICN) Cartel Workshop that the Bureau is hosting October 4 – 6. Mark Warner is a Canadian and American competition / antitrust lawyer and is a former Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services and in that role was responsible for prosecutions under the Consumer Protection Act (Ontario).  As Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade, he advised Ontario on procurement issues in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations and the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. In addition, Mr. Warner  previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate and has held several leadership positions in the American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the 220% U.S. Preliminary Countervailing Duties on Bombardier C-Series Exports

Mark Warner was interviewed on BNN, Sirius XM Canada Talks and in Global News and the Financial Post about the U.S. Department of Commerce 219.63% affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty (CVD) investigation on export of the Bombardier C-Series planes from Canada. (September 27-28, 2017)  Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade providing strategic legal advice with respect to the Ontario’s economic development, research and innovation grants and loans to corporations including Bombardier. In addition, Mr. Warner provided advice to the Government of Ontario on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings. Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, advises governments, companies and industry associations on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate, including trade law advice on the OECD Export Credits Arrangement.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Prospects for a U.S.-China Trade War & Implications for Canada

Mark Warner was interviewed on CTV Your Morning about the prospects for a trade war between the United States and China and the implications for Canada (September 19, 2017) On August 14th, President Trump directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to determine whether to investigate any of China’s laws, policies, practices, or actions that may be unreasonable or discriminatory and that may be harming American intellectual property rights, innovation, or technology development. On August 18th, USTR Lighthizer formally initiated an investigation of China under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974. On September 13th, President Trump prohibited the proposed acquisition of Lattice Semiconductor Corporation by China Venture Capital Fund Corporation Limited pursuant to a recommendation of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Mr. Warner, 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. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Interviewed About Canadian & UK Government Responses to U.S. Bombardier Trade Investigation

Mark Warner was interviewed on Canada Talks Sirius XM167 about Canadian and United Kingdom Government responses to the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations  into  the Bombardier C-Series planes. (September 12, 2017)  Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade providing strategic legal advice with respect to the Ontario’s economic development, research and innovation grants and loans to corporations including Bombardier. In addition, Mr. Warner provided advice to the Government of Ontario on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings. Mr. Warner, a Canadian and U.S. lawyer, advises governments, companies and industry associations on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate, including trade law advice on the OECD Export Credits Arrangement.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma on the U.S. Softwood Lumber Investigation

Mark Warner was quoted in the Vancouver Sun about the implications of hurricanes Harvey and Irma for the U.S. antidumping and countervailing duty investigation of softwood lumber from Canada. (September 8, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade and advised Ontario in the Canada-EU Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement, on several NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State arbitrations and led the Province’s legal team for the insolvency / restructuring of General Motors and Chrysler. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Takes Part in a TVO Panel Discussion About the Status of the NAFTA Renegotiation

Mark Warner was part of a panel discussion on TVO‘s The Agenda about the status of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after the first rounds of negotiations in Washington, D.C. and Mexico City. (September 7, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade led Ontario’s legal team in the CETA negotiations, provided advice on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings, advised on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration, and on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Discusses the Possibility of Reviving the Canada-U.S. FTA if NAFTA Renegotiations Fail

Mark Warner was quoted in the Globe and Mail about the status of the possibility for the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement to be revived if the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) fails. (August 29, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade led Ontario’s legal team in the CETA negotiations, provided advice on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings, advised on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration, and on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Comments on President Trump’s Renewed Threats to Terminate NAFTA

Mark Warner was quoted in the Globe and Mail about U.S. President Trump’s renewed threats to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). (August 28, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade led Ontario’s legal team in the CETA negotiations, provided advice on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings, advised on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration, and on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

Mark Warner Interviewed About the Mechanics of NAFTA Termination and NAFTA and Water Exports

Mark Warner was interviewed on AM630 CHED in Edmonton about whether President Trump can terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and whether bulk exports of water are covered in NAFTA. (August 24, 2017) Mr. Warner is a Canadian and U.S. lawyer who has practiced in Toronto, Washington, DC and New York and has advised governments on trade policy and trade negotiations and previously worked on trade and competition issues as counsel in the OECD Trade Directorate. Mr. Warner was Legal Director of the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development & Trade led Ontario’s legal team in the CETA negotiations, provided advice on the design of the Green Energy Act and related WTO dispute settlement proceedings, advised on various NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state arbitration, and on procurement issues in the Canada-U.S. Agreement on Government Procurement. He is co-author of a leading Canadian trade law treatise, has also published numerous articles and has been invited to speak at conferences around the world.

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