In turbulent times, Cadence Global helps organizations in the public, private and non-profit sectors understand the complex issues, navigate the institutions, and advance solutions to the challenges of intergovernmental cooperation on trade.
The primary focus is on modernizing the rules and institutions, dispute settlement, and the trade-related aspects of the data-driven economy, intellectual property rights and sustainable development. Services include:
Robert has over twenty years experience providing analysis, advice and advocacy related to the policy, law, and practice of the world trading system. He now assists a variety of organisations on trade cooperation, negotiations and dispute settlement.
He has been an advisor, negotiator and trade lawyer (and litigator) for Global Affairs Canada, where he represented Canada at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva.
He is also an avid road cyclist, where "cadence matters".