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Need to Get Trade Policy and Process Right …. Time is Running Out.

       The New York Times today in a lengthy editorial  criticizes the administration’s trade negotiations — both substance and process. It’s both correct and not so correct. Here’s my take. ….. Agree. The process is overly secretive. It’s reliance … Continue reading

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Promoting Services and Protecting Intellectual Property Rights — Three Important Developments (TPP, Notorious Markets and ACTA).

The USTR Ron Kirk argues in the Wall Street Journal today that the Obama administration believes the service sector can do more business abroad. He argues that’s why the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations focuses on services and investment as its cornerstones. … Continue reading

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“Rules & Responsibilities” — For Corporations & Countries — A Policy Approach Long-Overdue.

     President Obama’s 2012 State of the Union Message can be summarized in part as a plea for “rules and responsibility.” If you would like this can be further summarized as an R2  approach to corporate and national governance. Unfortunately, many … Continue reading

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