Trade in services

imageTrade in services is a rapidly growing area of international commerce, and one that requires a deep understanding of complex legal and regulatory frameworks. Our team of experts specializes in advising clients on all aspects of trade in services, from market access and national treatment to cross-border data flows and digital trade.

We have a wealth of experience advising clients on trade in services matters under various trade agreements, including the World Trade Organization (WTO) General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA), and regional trade agreements, including the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) and those between the European Union and other trade partners, as well as those amongst developing countries.

Our team is well-versed in the unique challenges and opportunities that come with providing services across borders, and we work closely with clients to develop tailored strategies that address their specific needs. Whether you are a service provider looking to enter new markets, or a government seeking to attract foreign investment, we can help you navigate the complex legal and regulatory landscape.

Our services include:

- Advising on market access and national treatment obligations under trade agreements
- Assistance with negotiating and drafting trade in services commitments
- Advising on cross-border data flows and digital trade issues
- Representing clients in disputes before trade dispute settlement bodies
- Providing guidance on regulatory compliance and government procurement

With a deep understanding of the legal and economic issues involved in trade in services, our team is well-positioned to provide comprehensive and effective legal support to clients looking to take advantage of the opportunities presented by this rapidly growing area of international commerce.
  • Aviation
  • Aerospace
  • Steel, aluminium and other metals
  • Processed and agricultural products