General Counsel

            Assistant General Counsel, International Affairs

The Office of the Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs (IA), which includes the Assistant General Counsel for International Affairs, a deputy, staff attorneys, and support staff, principally advises the Under Secretary for International Affairs and the Assistant Secretaries for International Affairs.
The Office of the Assistant General Counsel (IA) provides legal advice in connection with a broad range of international economic and financial matters, including issues involving the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and other multilateral development banks, international trade and trade finance issues, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) which the Secretary of the Treasury chairs, climate investment, and international banking and securities issues.
During the past few years, members of the office have worked extensively on matters such as negotiations of free trade agreements and bilateral investment treaties; CFIUS legislation and numerous CFIUS cases; legal aspects of the U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue and exchange rate issues relating to China; and implementation of Congressional mandates relating to U.S. participation in the international financial institutions.
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Last Updated :12/30/2016 7:59 AM