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9.30 a.m. – 9.45 a.m.  Opening remarks

Chair: Benedicte Federspiel, President of the EESC study group REX/498, Various Interests' Group, Denmark

  • Christian Baümler, rapporteur, EESC Workers' Group, Germany
  • Gintaras Morkis, co-rapporteur, EESC Employers' Group, Lithuania

9.45 a.m. – 11 a.m.  SESSION 1: Current situation of the Commission proposal

  • Representative from DG Trade, European Commission
  • Representative from the European Parliament
  • Luisa Santos, Director of International relations, BUSINESSEUROPE
  • Liina Carr, Confederal Secretary, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC)

Q&A Session

Discussion

11 a.m. – 11.15 a.m.   Coffee Break

11.15 a.m. – 12.55 p.m.  SESSION 2: Existing mechanisms of FDI screening

  • François Riegert, Minister-Counsellor, Head of the Economic services, France Permanent Representation to the EU
  • Nadine Farouq, Economic Officer, the US Mission to the EU
  • Representative from the Canada Mission to the EU
  • Masaru Yamazumi, Counsellor, Japan Mission to the EU

Q&A Session

Discussion

12.55 p.m. – 1 p.m.   Closing remarks