[Online] International Summer School on World Trade Organization by MyLawman [Registrations Close on 28 July]

MyLawman is delighted to inform you that on the occasion of 25th year of WTO, we are organizing an Online International Summer School on ‘World Trade Organization and International Trade Law’ [OISS-WTO & ITL] from 1st August 2020 till 31 August, 2020.

Our participants of Online International Summer School will be addressed by over more than 10 distinguished Speakers from Centre for WTO Studies (IIFT), UNESCAP, World Trade Institute, University for PEACE, University of Fribourg, Organization of Women in International Trade, Lakshmikumaran and Shridharan, L&L Partners (formerly Luthra & Luthra Offices), Clarus Law Associates, Professors from WBNUJS, Kolkata and HNLU, Raipur to name a few. The total duration of the course shall be 30 hours spanning over a period of One month.

The Live Recording of the Sessions shall be provided after the Sessions of the Summer School.

To register click on the following link-  https://lnkd.in/d57ymfi

SPEAKERS FOR INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON WTO & ITL:

  • Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Economics Affairs Officer, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP)
  • Dr. Srividhya Ragavan, Professor of Law, Texas A & M University, USA
  • Dr. Geetanjali Chandra, Head, Amity Law School, Amity University, Dubai, UAE
  • Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B., Professor, WBNUJS, Kolkata
  • Dr. Pralok Gupta, Associate Professor, Center for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi
  • Dr. Danny Friedmann, Assistant Professor, School of Transnational Law, Peking University
  • Mr. Ankit Awasthi, Assistant Professor of Law, HNLU Raipur
  • Mr. Daniel Omoro Achach, Managing Partner, Ochieng, Achach & Kaino Advocates, Exe. Director, Tride-Bac Ltd., Kenya
  • Ms. Sanaz Javadi Farahzadi, Partnership Honorary Board Member Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT) Geneva, Switzerland
  • Mr. Ronny Mkhwanazi, Partner, Mkhwanazi inc., Johannesburg
  • Mr. Saurav Tiwari, Partner, L&L Partners (Formerly Luthra & Luthra), New Delhi
  • Mr. Ashish Chandra, Partner, L&L Partners (Formerly Luthra & Luthra), New Delhi
  • Ms. Grette Leon Fernandez, Co-founder, Director of Legal Strategy and Compliance, International Grassroots Campaign for Cuban Diaspora
  • Ms. Stuti Toshi, Senior Research Fellow (Legal), Center for WTO Studies, IIFT
  • Ms. Srishti Singh, Doctoral Fellow, UN mandated University for Peace. LLM (International Trade) UTurin, Italy
  • Mr. Dhruv Gupta, Partner and Ms. Divyashree Suri, Associate at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan
  • Ms. Garima Srivastava, Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys
  • Ms. Akanksha Mishra, LLM (International Trade) Georgetown University
  • Ms. Tanvi Praveen, Senior Associate, L&L Partners (Formerly Luthra & Luthra), New Delhi
  • Mr. Anupal Dasgupta, Associate, L&L Partners (Formerly Luthra & Luthra), New Delhi
  • Ms. Divyashree Suri Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan Attorneys

ABOUT INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON WTO & ITL:

The Online International Summer School on WTO & ITL shall be held from 1st August, 2020 to 31st August, 2020. The course shall be divided into 5 Modules/Sections for the purposes of better understanding of the participants.

COURSE CURRICULUM:

Commencement Day –

1) 25 years of WTO by Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Economic Affairs Officer, UN ESCAP

2) WTO: Before, During and After Covid’19, Dr. Srividhya Ragavan, Professor of Law and Director of India Programs, Texas A&M University, USA

Module 1- Introductory background to The World Trade Organization:

1.1) Origin and development of the GATT (1947) and WTO (1995) by Mr. Ankit Awasthi, Asst. Prof. of Law, HNLU Raipur

1.2) Organizational structure, objectives and functions of WTO- Mr. Ankit Awasthi, Asst. Prof. of Law, HNLU Raipur

1.3) Membership to the WTO and the process of accession- Mr. Ankit Awasthi, Asst. Prof. of Law, HNLU Raipur

Module 2- Principles of Multilateral Trading System and Trade Remedies:

2.1) Overview of the WTO Agreements by Ms. Garima Srivastava Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

2.A) Principles of Multilateral trading system and its exceptions

A.1) Most Favoured Nation (MFN) by Ms. Garima Srivastava Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

A.2) National Treatment by Ms. Garima Srivastava Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

A.3) Transparency by Ms. Garima Srivastava Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

A.4) Regional trading agreements (RTAs) by Ms. Garima Srivastava Principal Associate, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

2.B) Agreements attached to Marrakesh Agreements

B.1) WTO’s Agreements: 1986-94 by Mr. Ankit Awasthi, Asst. Prof. of Law, HNLU Raipur

B.2) Agreement on Agriculture (1995) by Ms. Sanaz Javadi Farahzadi, Visiting Scholar at UNDROIT- -International institute for Unification of Private Law, Rome

B.3) Trade in Services by Prof. (Dr.) Pralok Gupta, Centre for WTO Studies, IIFT

2.C) Trade Remedies

C.1) Anti-dumping measures by Mr. Dhruv Gupta, Partner and Ms. Divyashree Suri, Associate at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

C.2) Subsidies and the countervailing measures by Mr. Dhruv Gupta, Partner and Ms. Divyashree Suri, Associate at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

C.3) Safeguard measures by Mr. Dhruv Gupta, Partner and Ms. Divyashree Suri, Associate at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

C.4) WTO, IPR & GIs by Dr. Danny Friedmann, Assistant Professor, School of Transnational Law, Peking University, Beijing

C.5) Trade and IPR by Dr. Geetanjali Chandra, Head of Department of Law, Amity Law School, Amity University, Dubai, UAE

Module 3- Agreements related to Agriculture:

3.1) Non-Agriculture Market Access (NAMA) by Ms. Divyashree Suri, Associate at Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan

3.2) Trade Facilitation Agreement by Mr. Ronny Mkhwanazi, Corporate & International Trade Lawyer and Partner, Mkhwanazi inc., Johannesburg, South Africa; LLM, Manchester, UK and Nelson Mandela Scholar.

Module 4- WTO and Inter-sectional Areas:

4.1) Trade and Environment by Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B., Professor, WBNUJS, Kolkata

4.2) Trade and Labour by Ms. Srishti Singh, Doctoral Fellow, UN mandated University for Peace; LLM (International Trade) UTurin, Italy

4.3) Current trade blocs and wars by Aakanksha Mishra, LLM (International Trade) Georgetown University

4.4) Trade and Policy by Mr. Daniel Omoro Achach, Managing Partner, Ochieng, Achach & Kaino Advocates, Exe. Director, Tride-Bac Ltd., Kenya

4.5) Trade and e-commerce by Mr. Saurabh Tiwari, Partner and Ms. Tanvi Praveen, Senior Associate, L&L Partners (formerly Luthra & Luthra Law Offices), New Delhi

Module 5- WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism & Non- Tariff Barriers:

5.1) WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism by Ms. Stuti Toshi, Senior Research Fellow (Legal), Center for WTO Studies, IIFT

5.2) Non- Tariff Barriers and related agreements [TBT & SPS Agreements, Rule of origin, etc] by Ms. Stuti Toshi, Senior Research Fellow (Legal), Center for WTO Studies, IIFT

Module 6- WTO & Development Issues:

6.1) Current Trends in WTO- WTO & Developments by Mr. Ashish Chandra, Partner and Mr. Anupal Dasgupta, Associate, L&L Partners (Formerly Luthra & Luthra Law Offices), New Delhi

6.2) Impact of COVID on International Trade by Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna, Economic Affairs Officer, UN ESCAP (tentatively)

6.3) Future of WTO and new issues by by Ms. Srishti Singh, Doctoral Fellow, UN mandated University for Peace; LLM (International Trade) UTurin, Italy

Bonus Session: Career Prospects in International Trade and WTO

COURSE MODERATORS:

  • Ms. Jharna Sahijwani, Assistant Professor (Law), Kirit P. Mehta, School of Law, NMIMS University
  • Adv Dhawal Srivastava, Advocate, Supreme Court of India
  • Mr. Abhinav K Mishra, Visiting Faculty, Indian Law Institute, New Delhi
  • Ms. Sonal Saxena, Head-Research and innovation Division, MyLawman

ABOUT THE SESSIONS:

  • The total duration of all the Sessions would be 30 hours spanning over a period of 1 month/ 30 days.
  • The sessions will be held on alternate days on weekdays and regularly on weekends.
  • Timings: 06:00 PM to 07:30 PM
  • Live recordings will be provided after the Sessions.

FEE STRUCTURE:

  • For Students: INR 2000 / USD 35
  • For Professionals/ Academicians: INR 2500 / USD 50

REGISTRATIONS:

Registrations for the International Summer School on World Trade Organization and International Trade Law are now open.

To register click on the following link-  https://lnkd.in/d57ymfi

For any queries contact:

  •          Abhinav K Mishra:  +91-995 894 8005
  •          Sonal Saxena: +91- 888 199 1111

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