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  • 24 Apr 2019 12:03 PM | Shin-yi Peng (Administrator)

    The Annual G2 Conference on WTO Law, jointly organized by Georgetown Law and the Graduate Institute, Geneva (G2), will be held on 7th-8th June 2019 in Geneva. The conference program includes a Keynote Address and five Sessions:

    Session 1. Panel: Geopolitics & National Security in Global Economic Regulation

    Session 2. Panel: Trade Remedies When Markets Are “Distorted”: Non-Market Economy Status and Alternative Approaches

    Session 3. Panel: New Trends in Global Economic Regulation: In Search of Rule-Hegemony? From The New Financial and Digital Extraterritoriality to Regulatory Supervision and Recognition Agreements

    Session 4. Roundtable: Update and Assessment of Negotiations, Explorations and Reform Discussions in the WTO

    Session 5. Roundtable on “Trade-Wars”: Causes, Consequences & How To Respond?

    Registration is now open! The program is available here. Further information is available here.

  • 03 Apr 2019 5:39 AM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    The Institute for International Trade (University of Adelaide) is seeking to appoint a postdoctoral Researcher in international trade policy to conduct applied and policy research and teaching.

    Applicants should have demonstrated understanding of regional and global developments in trade and investments, with particular reference to a combination of the Indo-Pacific region, Australia, and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as the underlying economic drivers of trade integration. You must have the enthusiasm and drive to conduct high quality research and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and co-operatively across multiple projects. In addition, you should have excellent communication skills (academic writing in particular), and will be required to supervise and mentor junior researchers.

    Further information is available here.

  • 10 Mar 2019 10:02 AM | Shin-yi Peng (Administrator)

    The 6th Biennial Conference of the Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN) will be held by the Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) in Taipei from 26 to 27 October 2019.

    This Conference is themed as “International Trade Regime for the Data-Driven Economy: How will Artificial Intelligence Transform International Economic Law”. We invite scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to examine and evaluate together how international economic law does, should, or can evolve to address various dynamic governance challenges in a data-driven economy.

    **Both theme and non-theme proposals are welcome!

    The deadline for abstract submission is by 31 March 2019.

    The call for paper is available here.

    Please direct any questions to Professor Shin-yi Peng (sypeng@mx.nthu.edu.tw) or Associate Professor Ching-Fu Lin (chingfulin@mx.nthu.edu.tw) at NTHU.

  • 06 Mar 2019 6:23 AM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    The Centre of European Law of King's College London, in collaboration with the International Research Centre on European Law of the University of Bologna and IODE - Institut de l'Ouest: Droit et Europe of the University of Rennes 1, is hosting the III LAwTTIP Joint Conference, to be held in London on 21-22 March 2019.

    The program is available here.

    The Conference on "EU Law, Trade Agreements, and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms: Contemporary Challenges" will focus on the dialogue among international and regional institutions as a tool to overcome fragmentation and implement the rule of law in the international economic relations of the EUAmong others, the President of the ECJ, the Secretary-General of the PCA and representatives of the EFTA Surveillance Authority, the European Commission and the European Council will participate as speakers. 

    The conference will close on 22 March with a short intra-EU moot (question below on this page). The idea is to give a practical twist to the conference, allowing attendees to get a flavour of the difficulties investment tribunals are facing when dealing with intra-EU issues.

    All welcome RSVP at this link

  • 15 Feb 2019 2:33 PM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    The ESIL Interest Group on International Economic Law is organising a workshop on the occasion of the 15th ESIL Annual Conference, 12-14 September, Athens.

    The topic is ‘Challenges to the Governance of the Global Economy: Dispute Settlement in the WTO and in International Investment Law.’


    Deadline for submissions: 15 April 2019

  • 25 Jan 2019 1:56 PM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    The Swiss Institute of Comparative Law has just written out a fixed-term (7 months) position for a German or Austrian lawyer. 

    It is a position suitable for a doctoral or post-doc person who has a German or Austrian legal education.

    Further details are available here.

  • 20 Jan 2019 10:27 AM | Shin-yi Peng (Administrator)

    The Centre for International Law (CIL) at the National University of Singapore is looking for post-doc candidates for a new two-year position focusing on international economic law, commencing in Academic Year 2019/20.  The full announcement is here

  • 19 Jan 2019 10:02 AM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    LEGINVEST and PluriCourts, in collaboration with Monash University and the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are organizing an international symposium on the legitimacy and increasingly important role for international investment law and arbitration in the protection of international human rights.

    The symposium will take place in Oslo, Norway on the campus of the University of Oslo on Wednesday and Thursday, September 4 and 5, 2019.

    The Call for Papers is available here.

    Further details could be accessed here.

  • 18 Jan 2019 2:49 PM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    The AfIELN (African IEL Network) is delighted to share its January newsletter, available here.

    Further information about the African IEL Network could be found here.

  • 17 Jan 2019 12:33 PM | Maria Laura Marceddu (Administrator)

    Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) will hold the 13th Academy this Winter, from February 11-15, 2019. The Global Trade Academy is a pillar of IIEL's Executive Education program with over a decade of experience in training government, NGO, international organization and private sector leaders the world over.  The 2018-2019 iteration of the Academy examines the legal foundations of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and its agreements, with a deep dive into the most cutting-edge global trade issues of the day.

    IIEL Executive Education program faculty ask the tough questions, including:

    • What are today’s hot-button international commercial issues?;
    • What are the WTO’s future prospects?;
    • What is the future of the Appellate Body?; and
    • How does the WTO relate to other global institutional and transnational commercial actors?

    Who should attend?  Diplomats, legal professionals, trade policy officials, members of the international business, IGO and NGO communities, academics, and others – including those from developing countries and transition economies.

    Advance registration discounts available only through February 4th.

    Global Trade Academy Brochure

    Register here for the 2018-2019 Global Trade Academy

    Location: Georgetown Law
    Gewirz Building
    600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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