The Brexit Deal: A Less Perfect Union or a More Flexible Compact? Assessing the Draft EU UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
Virtual, January 14, 2021
In late 2020, the United Kingdom and the European Union reached an historic accord that outlines new rules for the parties’ relationship following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. On 14 January 2021, the Jean Monnet Center for International and Regional Economic Law & Justice and the Institute for International Law and Justice’s MegaReg project cohosted a virtual roundtable on: The Brexit Deal: A Less Perfect Union or a More Flexible Compact? Assessing the Draft EU UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. Experts discussed issues raised by the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement and its policy implications. Participants included Gráinne de Búrca, Joseph Weiler, Meredith Crowley, Robert Howse, Imelda Maher, Daniel Sarmiento, Jesse Scott, and MegaReg’s own Thomas Streinz.

Book Launch for Megaregulation Contested in NYC
New York, November 19, 2019
On 19 November 2019, the IILJ and its MegaReg project held the New York launch of MegaRegulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP, its newest publication with Oxford University Press. Robert O. Keohane (Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University) and Katharina Pistor (Edwin B. Parker Professor of Comparative Law and Director, Center on Global Legal Transformation at Columbia Law School) joined editors Benedict Kingsbury, David Malone, Richard Stewart, and Thomas Streinz for a conversation about megaregulation and the future of global economic governance.

GRIPS Forum: Megaregulation Contested
Tokyo, October 21, 2019
The IILJ launched Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP (OUP, 2019) at an event in Tokyp co-hosted by the The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS). Opening remarks were given by GRIPS Vice-President Kiyotaka Yokomichi. Rector David Malone (UNU), Prof. Kenichi Kawasaki (GRIPS), Prof. Christine Davis (Harvard) and Prof. Benedict Kingsbury (NYU) engaged in a panel discussion about the issues raised by the book.

Book Launch for Megaregulation Contested in Chile
Santiago, July 1, 2019
The IILJ launched Megaregulation Contested: Global Economic Ordering After TPP (OUP, 2019) at an event co-hosted by the Centro Estudios Internacionales at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Biennial Meeting of Asian Society of International Law
Seoul, August 24-26, 2017
MegaReg Fellows presented their current research in the Junior Scholars Workshop and discussed MegaReg topics with conference participants.

International Meeting of the Law and Society Association
Mexico City, June 20-23, 2017
The MegaReg project organized a roundtable on ‘Justice in Trade After TPP: Building a New Normative Agenda for Transnational Economic Ordering’.

Panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law
Washington DC, April 13, 2017
Benedict Kingsbury chaired panel on TPP, Brexit, and After: The Uneasy Future of Deep Economic Agreements.

MegaReg: TPP and Megaregionalism Workshop, NYU School of Law
New York, November 29, 2016

The MegaReg project hosted a workshop on TPP and its ambition of megaregion-building in the Asia-Pacific.

MegaReg: TPP Conference, United Nations University & GRIPS
Tokyo, November 24-25, 2016
The MegaReg project organized a conference on the governance and regulatory aspects of TPP.

Public Conversation with WTO DG Roberto Azevedo
New York, November 11, 2016
A discussion of the role of the WTO in the age of megaregionals, moderated by Rob Howse.

MegaReg Roundtable: The African Continental Free Trade Area and Human Rights
New York, October 21, 2016
James Gathii, David Luke, Susan Matthews, and Kim Burnett discussed their work on a Human Rights Impact Assessment of the CFTA.

ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group meeting
Washington DC, September 30 & October 1, 2016
The MegaReg team presented a framing paper on Mega-regulation through TPP.

MegaReg Lunchtalk: China and the Megaregionals
New York, September 27, 2016
Professor Heng Wang (University of New South Wales) presented two papers in a colloquium format.

MegaReg: TPP Workshop, NYU School of Law
New York, July 1 & 2, 2016
The MegaReg project hosted an authors-only workshop to discuss draft papers and ideas in preparation for a book on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

I-CON-S Berlin
Berlin, June 17-19, 2016
The International Society of Public Law held its third annual conference in Berlin. The MegaReg project organized two panels, one on TPP and liberal economic ordering and one on TTIP and third parties.

TTIP Stakeholder Forum
New York, April 28, 2016
MegaReg Fellows presented on third party effects of regulatory coordination at the TTIP Stakeholder Forum following the 13th round of TTIP negotiations in New York.

MegaReg: Exploratory Workshop, NYU School of Law
New York, November 17, 2015
This exploratory workshop brought together a wide range of scholars to discuss initial ideas and the intellectual framing of the project.