Speeches and Conferences (recents)

What KSA's Startup Ecosystem Needs to Be MENA-Competitive.

 Shanker A. Singham,  Arab.Net, Global Competitiveness Forum, 2016.

Britain’s Future in the World: A Time of Choosing.

Shanker A. Singham, The Legatum Institute, May 5, 2016. With Steve      Baker, Gideo Rachman and Anne Applebaum.

Race to the White House: Will Populism Trump Prosperity?.

The Legatum Institute, March 23, 2016. With Tim Montgomerie, Tim Shipman and Anne Applebaum.

Shanker A. Singham,  

The Legatum Institute Appoints Shanker Singham as Director of Economic Policy and Prosperity Studies

The Legatum Institute, January 6, 2016.

 Shanker A. Singham,  

How Investors/Professional Developers Can Help Build Sustainable Cities for the Next Urban Billion

Global Economic Symposium, (2015).

Shanker A. Singham 


Unleashing Growth: Creating Competitive and Entrepreneurial Economies through Enterprise Cities.

ICAJ 50th Anniversary Business      Conference, Kingston, Jamaica, October 31. 2015.

Shanker A. Singham.  

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Asian Infrastructure War.

World Knowledge Forum, Seoul, South Korea, October 21, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham.  

How to Build Sustainable Cities for the Next Urban Billion?

Global Economic Symposium, Kiel, Germany, October 14, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham.   

Urban Development and Smart Technologies.

South Africa-Italy Summit, Cape Town, South Africa, October 2, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham. 

Shanker Singham Discusses Economics and the Alleviation of Poverty Around the World

The Institute of World Politics, June 23, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham.  

Building Competitive and Entrepreneurial Cities.

Babson Connect Worldwide, Cartagena,      Colombia, April 26, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham. 

Building Competitive and Entrepreneurial Cities.

Global Entrepreneurship Congress, Milan, Italy, March 17, 2015.

Shanker A. Singham.

Sustainable Cities.

Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Marrakech, Morocco, November 20, 2014.

Shanker A. Singham.

Taking the Entrepreneur Global

Young Bumiputra Entrepreneurs Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 28, 2014.

Shanker A. Singham 

USAID and the Future of Foreign Aid

Council on Foreign Relations, Washington, D.C., January 23, 2014.

Shanker A. Singham.  

The Role of Government.

New Cities Foundation Conference, King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia, November 25, 2013. 

Shanker A. Singham.

 

Should Competition Policy and Law be blind to equity – The Debate.

3rd CUTS-CIRC Biennial Conference: Competition Reforms: Emerging Challenges in a Globalizing World. New Delhi, India, November 18, 2013.

Shanker A. Singham.

Innovative India: A Risky Investment?

U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global  Intellectual Property Center Panel Discussion, New York, November 14, 2013.

Shanker A. Singham.  

Speeches and Conferences (Previous)

  

  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Importance of Pro-Competencia in the Dominican Republic.” 
    • Inaugural Remarks of New Dominican Competition Commission President Michelle Cohen. Washington, D.C., May 13, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Annual meeting of the International Competition Network. “Competition Assessment of Regulation and Legislation”. 
    • Warsaw, Poland, April 23-26, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Russian WTO accession, investment policy and competition. 
    • US Russia Business Council. Moscow, Russia, April 19, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Presentation of the Council on Foreign Relations study on Anti-Competitive Market Distortions. Joint Economic Committee of Congress and the Ways and Means Committee of      the House, April 02, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. A Vision for America:      The Case for Free Markets and Free Trade. The Ocean Reef Club Cultural      Center, Key Largo, FL, March 18, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. On Freeing the Global      Market, the Council on Foreign Relations Paper. The Federal Trade      Commission and Department of Justice, March 12, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Georgetown University      Roundtable on “Technical Barriers to Trade.” Georgetown University,      Washington, DC, February 28, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Freeing the Global      Market.” Cosmos Club, Washington, DC, January 23, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A Non-Zero Sum World:      A Vision for Maryland.” Campaign for Liberty, Forest Hill, Maryland,      January 22, 2013.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “International Trade in      Service.” University of Western Australia, In the Zone Conference, Perth,      Australia, November 27, 2012.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Impact of      Anti-Competitive Market Distortions.” Competition Advocacy Workshop of the      International Competition Network, Maison Latine Amerique, Paris, October      26, 2012.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies." Institute of Brazilian Issues, Washington, D.C., October      23, 2012.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Presentation to KFTC,      Seoul, Korea; The Interface Between Competition and Intellectual Property      Policy; The Role of Competition Agencies. March 9, 2012.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies – Recent Experiences." Institute of Brazilian Issues,      Washington, D.C., March 5, 2012.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “New Trade Barriers in      the Global Economy.” AMCHAM Perth, Australia, November 10, 2011.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies – Recent Experiences." Institute of Brazilian Issues,      Washington, D.C., March 29, 2011.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Future of      International Trade: An American Perspective.” University of      Georgia School of Law, Athens, GA, February 18, 2011.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “China’s Industrial      Policies Roundtable.” CENTRA Technology, Inc., Washington, D.C. December      14, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies – Recent Experiences." Institute of Brazilian Issues,      Washington, D.C., November 2, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition Advocacy      in India.” Indian Competition Commission (CCI), Washington, D.C., October      27, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Application of Buy America to the Solar Sector.” Solar Forum, Washington, D.C., September 15, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "How to Win in China: Dealing with Market Distortions." Technology CEO Council Retreat, Boston, MA, June 30, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies – Recent Experiences." Institute of Brazilian Issues,      Washington, D.C., June 25, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "U.S. Antitrust      Policies – Recent Experiences." Institute of Brazilian Issues,      Washington, D.C., March 22, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "National Seminar on Market Access and Offensive/Defensive Interest of Non-tariff Measures." The National Trade Negotiator Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, March 17 - 20, 2010.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "SOE      Challenge." USTR, Washington, D.C., September 30, 2009.
  • Shanker A. Singham. "Trade and      Competition Interface." US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., September 30, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "Antitrust and      International Trade Law." ACT Online, Washington, D.C., October 20, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "Leveling the      Playing Field: The State-Owned Enterprise (SOE) Challenge." Global      Services Summit, Washington, D.C., October 14, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "American      Competitiveness and the SOE Challenge." U. S. Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., July 7, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. "Competition      Policy." Technology CEO Council Policy Retreat, Philadelphia, PA,      June 29 - July 1, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. " Bridging the      Trade and Competition Divide." The American Antitrust Institute,      Washington, D.C., June 18, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Presentation to Algerian Finance Ministry officials, "Regulatory Frameworks and the Stimulation of Foreign Investment" US International Visitors Program, Washington, D.C., April 28, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. CHINA: The Use Of The      Antimonopoly Law To Control Protectionist State Acts.” US-China      AML Public-Private Partnership, Washington, D.C., March 26, 2009.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets.” Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Baltimore, MD, December 5, 2008.
  • Shanker A. Singham. “Trends in Global Communications: Capturing the High Ground in an Uncertain World.” International Institute of Communications' 2008 Annual Conference, Hong Kong, November 1, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Unlocking the Benefits of Free Trade.” Eastern Caribbeancentral Bank United States Embassy for the Eastern Caribbean and Barbados Strategic Speaker Initiative, Barbados,      October 2, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Interface Between Trade and Competition in Express Delivery and Postal Sectors.” APEC  Meeting, Lima Peru, August 17, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets" US State Department Expert Series in Belo Horizonte, Rio de Janeiro &      Salvador, Brazil, June 8 - 14, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Ukrainian Business Climate and WTO Accession Process.” Ukraine Embassy, Washington, D.C., May      7, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets: Financial Services.” US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., May 2, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets: Network Industries, Telecoms, Electricity and Gas.” US Chamber of Commerce,      Washington, D.C., April 29, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Unilateral Conduct Break-out Session.” ICN Annual Conference, Kyoto, Japan, April 14, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets.” Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Recinto Santo Tomás de      Aquino (PUCMM-RSTA), Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, April 9, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets.” Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra (PUCMM), Santiago de los      Caballeros, Edif. Padre Arroyo, Dominican Republic, April 8, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets: State-owned Enterprises.” US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., April      4, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of  Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets: Services.” US Chamber of Commerce, Washington, D.C., April 1, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Triple Interface between Trade, Competition and Intellectual Property.” US Chamber of      Commerce, Washington, D.C., March 12, 2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham and Ambassador Robert J.      Portman, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, “A 21st Century Trade Policy;      Presentation of General theory of Trade & Competition”, February 14,      2008.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Presentation on a General Theory of Trade and Competition.” Chatham House, London, December 6, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham, Panelist, “The Heilingendamm G-8 Summit.” Hudson Institute, June 5, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Trade Liberalization and Competition Markets.” Council on Foreign Relations, June 28, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Presentation on Competition Policy and Consumer Welfare.” Ministry of Foreign Commerce, Beijing, June 20, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition Policy and Consumer Welfare.” Japanese Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo, June 14, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “A General Theory of Trade and Competition; Trade Liberalization and Competitive Markets.” World Bank, Washington DC, June 11, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “G-8 Meeting: New Economic Architecture.” Hudson Institute, Washington DC, June 5, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Presentation on Competition Policy Implementation Future Work.” International Competition      Network Annual Meeting, Moscow, June 1, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition Policy and Intellectual Property Policy; The Triple Interface with Trade.” Florida International University Course for Trade Negotiators from Western hemisphere, Miami, March 19, 2007.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Gateway to India Program: India Regulatory Issues.” Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce, December 4, 2006.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “British Chamber.” Miami, November 17, 2006.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Federal Reserve Conference.” Miami, November 16, 2006.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Trade v. Competition: India’s WTO Stance.” PHD Chamber, New Delhi, October 2006.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition      Implementation and Consumer Welfare.” Indian Competition Commission, New Delhi, October 2006.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Trade and Developing Countries.” London School of Economics, May 27, 2005.


  • Shanker A. Singham, Daniel Sokol and Sonia      Villa, “Trade Negotiations Course for Trade Negotiators.” Summit of the      Americas Center, Florida International University, May 9, 2005.


  • Shanker A. Singham, Hernando Diaz and D. Daniel Sokol. “Seventh Annual International Roundtable on Competition & Trade Policy.” Coral Gables, Florida, February 28, 2005.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Relações Comerciais e Jurídicas com a China”and “International Trade and China: Legal and Commercial Overview.” IBC – International Business Communications Seminar,      Sao Paulo, Brazil, November 18, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham, D. Daniel Sokol and  Sonia Villa. “ALCA: El Capítulo de Política de Competencia Importancia Creciente de la Materia en Comercio Internacional.” Florida International University, Miami, November 1, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “State Trading      Companies and the WTO.” 753RD Wilton Park Conference, London, July 21, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham and D. Daniel Sokol. “Politica de Competencia.” V Curso de Capacitación en      Negociaciones de Comercio Internacional, Florida International      University, Miami, May 17, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Building Economic Democracy: The Role of Micro and Macroeconomic Reforms-A New Washington      Consensus.” Chatham House, London, February 25, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “European Union Legal Developments: The Modernization of European Competition Law.” University      of Miami, Florida, February 21, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Potential FTAA Disputes from a Trade Perspective.” Second Annual Miami International Arbitration Conference, Miami, January 29, 2004.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Homeland Security Regulations and their Implications for Hemispheric Trade.” Inter-American      Dialogue, Washington DC, December 17, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Future of Trade and Investment in the Americas Post – Miami.” Council of the Americas, New  York, December 11, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Outlook for Trade in the Americas after Cancun and Miami: Future Prospects for FTAA and WTO.” Canning House, London, December 9, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham, Diego Bunge and D. Daniel Sokol. “Six Annual International Roundtable on Competition & Trade Policy.” Coral Gables, Florida, November 10, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Plenary on New Issues.” Commonwealth Trade Forum, Senate House, University of London, July and 8, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “What Are the Prospects for Multilateral Rules on the Singapore Issues?” 712th Wilton Park Conference, Sussex, England, May 28, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “8th Annual Conference on Treasury Management in Latin America.” The Free Trade Area of the Americas and Developments in Europe, EuroFinance Conference, April, 1,      2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “La Proteccion Juridica de los Intereses Economicos del Consumidor.” Congreso Dominico-Frances      Sobre, February, 21 and 22, 2003.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition, Trade and Economic Development: Is There a Connection?” Wilton Park Conference 617: Prospects for the New Trade Round, July 9, 2002.
  • Shanker A. Singham. “Libre Competencia: Bajo las Nuevas Reglas del Mercado.” Asociación Nacional de Jovenes      Empresarios, Inc. June 13, 2002.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “At Last: Convergence in Merger Enforcement?” World Economic Forum, May 21, 2002.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Managing in a Fragile World of Risk and Opportunity.” Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum, The Royal Automobile Club, January 29, 2002.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Dispute Resolution” Curso de Capacitación en Negociaciones de Comercio Internacional.” Florida      International University, October 18, 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Liberalization of Trade in Services: Multilateral and Regional Perspectives” and The Latin American and Caribbean Center’s Institute for International Professional Services (IIPS) Second Annual Services Workshop, Miami, June 21, 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Seminar, Asociación Dominicana de Abogados Empresariales, Inc. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, May 25, 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Interface Between Competition, Patent Protection and the Stimulation of Innovation.” Latin Pharma 2001, Bal Harbour, Florida, May 14, 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Fourth Annual Latin American Roundtable on Competition & Trade Policy.” (Moderator). Coral Gables, Florida, April 24, 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Curso de Capacitación en Negociaciones de Comercio Internacional.” Florida International University, January 2001.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “International IPR Agreements and Responsibilities.” The 24th Annual Miami Conference on the      Caribbean and Latin America and 2000 Business & Technology Exposition, Miami, December 5, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Oportunidades Y Desafios del Alca para el Sector Empresarial Centroamericano, Tegucigalpa,      Honduras.” October 26, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Oportunidades Y Desafios Alca para el Sector Empresarial Centroamericano, San Pedro Sula,      Honduras.” October 25, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Competition and Regulatory Issues in Latin American Telecommunications.” The National Press Club, Washington DC, June 28, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Telecom Issues in the Caribbean: The Latin American Experience the Need for Regulatory Reform.” CANTO Conference, Curaçao, May 28, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Why Globalization is Good for US; A Consumer perspective.” US Chamber of Commerce, Business,      Society and Public Policy; Charting the Way Forward in an Era of      Globalization, Washington DC, May 1, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “European Agricultural Policy and its Effect on World Markets; A Hemispheric Perspective.” Miami,      May 1, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Role of the Private Sector in the FTAA Process; The Legal Framework of Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreement.” USAID presentation, Managua, Nicaragua,  April 7, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “The Role of the Private Sector in the FTAA process; The Legal Framework of Multilateral and Regional Trade Agreement.” USAID presentation, Guatemala City, Guatemala,      April 6, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. Moderator. Third Annual Competition and Trade Roundtable, Coral Gables, Florida, March 3, 2000.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Overlooked Benefits of Intellectual Property Rights.” Caribbean and Latin American Action, Miami,      December 10, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “WTO-Seattle and Implications.” Business Network of Hemispheric Integration, Miami,      December 6, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Analyzing the Effect of Trade and Competition Policy on Latin American Telecommunications.” The      Economist Conference, Third Annual Latin American Telecommunications Summit, Coral Gables, Florida, September 24, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Market Access and Market Contestability; Lessons from Latin America.” First Asian World Bank Conference on Competition Policy and Economic Development, Bangkok,      Thailand, May 26 and 27, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Challenges which Free Trade Poses for CARICOM: The FTAA Context.” (Speaker and panelist), Free      Trade and Competitiveness Conference, Port of Spain, Trinidad, March 3, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “US and European Antitrust Aspects Applicable to the Dominican Republic Competition Bill.”      FINJUS Seminar, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 20, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Trade Policy Issues Affecting the State of Florida: A Business Perspective.” Florida Chamber of Commerce International Business Forum, Coral Gables, Florida, February 19, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Public Sector      Restraints and the Interface between Trade and Competition Policy.” Latin American Competition and Trade Roundtable, Coral Gables, Florida, January      22, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Brazilian Antitrust; Enforcement and Policy.” (Chairman). Latin American Competition and Trade      Roundtable, Coral Gables, Florida, January 22, 1999.


  • Shanker A. Singham. “Free Trade Area of the Americas.” (Negotiator). Co