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Bilateral EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI)

EU-China Comprehensive Investment Agreement

Wednesday 27 January, 2021. the Institute for International Trade in collaboration with the Chinese University of Hong Kong & the European Services Forum, co-hosted the first 2021 Policy Outreach webinar for the Jean Monnet Network: Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA)The topic was the Bilateral EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment and the Key Note Speaker was the EU Chief Negotiator for the Agreement, Ms Maria Martin-Prat.

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Putting the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI) into perspective: Five key points

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Bryan Mercurio is Simon F.S. Li Professor of Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  On 30 December 2020, the European Union (EU) and China ‘in principle’ concluded  negotiations on a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). The European Commission published the text of the CAI on 22 January 2021. The agreement has been welcomed by the business community but criticised by civil society and the United States (US).

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The EU-China Investment Deal: Perspectives of the European services sectors on new opportunities in the world’s second largest economy

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Dr Pascal Kerneis is Managing Director of the European Services Forum, Brussels.
On 30 December 2020, the European Union and China have concluded in principle the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI). What could this agreement bring to European service businesses?

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TIISA Young Scholars Awards Presentations & Webinar

Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) was please to host an online presentation and discussion with the recent winners of the Young Scholar Paper Award offering a Paper Award who presented their papers on topics relating to International Trade and Investment in Services

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CALL FOR PAPERS - Research Grants Round 3

The TIISA Network is now offering Round 3 of Research Grants. These grants are between €500 - €5000 to support research in the field of trade and investment in services and which improves knowledge of or contributes to the process of European economic integration in services. Research outcomes are expected to be published in edited volumes and in peer-reviewed journals and disseminated to the broader public through the Jean Monnet TIISA Network Working Paper series

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TIISA Young Scholars Award - Round 2

The Jean Monnet Network; Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) is offering a Paper Award for a policy research paper  on any topic related to International Trade and Investment in Services. The topic of the paper will have some relevance for or application to the process of economic integration in services, including in the European Union. The winner will receive a certificate and commendation to the effect that they are winner of the award.

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TIISA 2020 Annual Conference

Co-hosted with University of International Business and Economics' China Institute for WTO Studies and the University of Adelaide's Institute for International Trade (IIT), TIISA hosted the 2020 Annual Conference & PhD Workshop. Working together, IIT and UIBE provided an accessible way for the Jean Monnet Network on Trade and Investment in Services Associates to come together as a research network to conduct an online annual conference format. Hybrid face to face and online options were made available. To view all webinars and presentations, click on read more.

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TIISA 2020 PhD Workshop: Trade & Investment in Services

Leading services experts from across the globe, along with Post Graduate students worldwide came together in TIISA's 2020 first online PhD Workshop. Discussions and presentations in relation to the impact of "servicification". Day 1, Post Graduate students from Central University of Finance and Economics, China, Australian National University, The University of Adelaide took part . Day two saw the launch of "Online Teaching Masterclasses" lead by Professor Jane Drake-Brockman. To view all presentations click  'read more'.

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TIISA Young Scholars Award - Winners Announcement

TIISA is pleased to announce the prize winners of our recent Young Scholar Awards. 

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TIISA Research Grants Round 2 - Announcement of successful applicants

Jean Monnet Network: Trade & Investment in Services Associates (TIISA) announces Research Grants - Round 2 

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