Dr. M.L. Jaime, Ph. D. Consultant What is the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)? TiSA is a proposed international trade agreement being negotiated since 2012. Twenty-three Parties, including the European Union (E.U.), participate in its negotiation. Participants account for 70% of the global services economy and half of global GDP. For most of these … More Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)
DAVID P. STEWART is Professor from Practice at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. He teaches courses in Public and Private International Law as well as International Criminal Law, Foreign Relations Law, International Human Rights International Law in Domestic Courts, and Treaties and the Constitution. He directs the Center for Transnational Business and the Law and co-directs the Global Law Scholars Program
He joined Georgetown’s faculty in 2008, after retiring from a career with the Office of the Legal Adviser at the U.S. Department of State, where he served as Assistant Legal Adviser in a number of areas including private international law, diplomatic law and litigation, African affairs, human rights and refugees, law Enforcement and intelligence, and international claims and investment disputes.
Prof. Stewart is President of the American Branch of the International Law Association and a member of the American Law Institute (currently one of the Co-Reporters working on the immunities section of the Restatement (Fourth), Foreign Relations Law of the United States). A member of the Board of Editors of the American Journal of International Law, he edits the Journal’s International Decisions section. From 2008 through 2016, he served on the Inter-American Juridical Committee (part of the OAS).
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Elizabeth Del Cid is a Partner at the law firm of Murphy & McGonigle in New York. Ms. Del Cid advises broker-dealers, insurance/annuity companies and their agents. She practices law in California and New York.
She has appeared before FINRA arbitrators, federal and state judges at the civil and criminal level, and SEC officers across the U.S. Apart from handling unsuitability claims, she has defended financial institutions on failure to supervise claims arising from an advisor’s investment recommendations to elders, accredited investors and family trusts. She has negotiated settlements on behalf of broker-dealers and their officers in the sale of private offerings and variable products. She counsels supervisors and brokers on outside business activities, registered investment advisory services, and due diligence of REITs, TICs and other securities. She credits her father with teaching her how to regatear (“bargain” in Spanish).