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The Twelfth WTO Conference

16th May 2012

The 12th Annual WTO Conference, jointly organized by BIICL and the Institute of International Economic Law at the Georgetown University Law Center, will take place on May 16-17 at the Brunei Gallery, of the School of Oriental and African Studies. Topics under consideration for this year's conference include:

• China's career in the WTO (including dispute settlement developments, exchange rate issues, intellectual property issues, and "South-South" arrangements;
• Russia's accession to the WTO;
• The Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations and the future of the WTO and the Doha Round;
• GSP and GSP+ programs (including the recent services waiver), and the GSP bargaining process;
• Subsidies issues in the wake of the global financial crisis;
• Recent developments in WTO dispute settlement jurisprudence; in particular, new jurisprudence interpreting the Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement (in particular, the Clove Cigarettes, Tuna II (Mexico), and US - COOL reports);
• Recent and planned changes in the global financial architecture in the wake of the global financial crisis.

The conference programme is available to download here.

This event is kindly sponsored by:

White and Case

Sidley Austin

Steptoe and Johnson

Queen Mary

Media partner:

Transnational-dispute-management.com


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