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  • Global Affairs Canada – Indigenous Working Group

    On December 11, 2020, Michael Woods participated in the most recent meeting of Global Affairs Canada’s Indigenous Working Group (IWG). As part of its commitment and inclusive approach to trade Global Affairs established the IWG in September 2017 in order to better engage with Indigenous Peoples and … Read more »

  • CETA – Third Annual Civil Society Forum

    Michael Woods was honoured to be invited to participate in the third edition of the  Civil Society Forum, established under the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA). The event was held on December 8th and 9th.  The Civil Society Forum (CSF) is a joint initiative of the Governm … Read more »

  • China and the CPTPP – Comments by Michael Woods

    At the recent  virtual APEC Summit, Chinese President  Xi Jinping reiterated openness in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) [Xi says China will consider joining TPP – Nikkei Asia]. To many, this underlined China’s aspirations to play a larger ec … Read more »

  • COVID-19 and the Risk of Foreign Investor Challenges

    Michael Woods was quoted in the September issue of the Canadian Bar Association’s online magazine, National, about concerns that the global COVID-19 pandemic might lead to investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) claims aimed at government measures put in place in response to the challenge. Michael … Read more »

  • Michael Woods quoted in South China Morning Post on China and the CPTPP

    Michael Woods was interviewed with respect to China’s recent expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). The article can be found at this link: https://www.scmp.com/economy/china-economy/article/3092143/chinas-interest-trans-pa … Read more »