WTO Dispute Settlement System
Academy of Global Governance
5-7 November 2012
What Participants Say….
This was one of the most comprehensive seminars I have ever attended with first hand experts sharing from a wealth of first hand acquired expertise.
Johan Vandromme (European External Action Service, China)
A very interesting and enriching experience ina an open and friendly atmosphere.
Jenya Grigorova (Sorbonne University, France)
A well balance high-level seminar for executives. I really recommend it to everybody interested in global governance issues.
Spiros Economou (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Greece)
Scientific Coordinator: Petros Mavroidis (EUI and Columbia University)
This Executive Training Seminar aimed at providing a comprehensive account of the workings of the system in practice. To this effect, speakers with substantial professional expertise from divergent backgrounds focused on the following issues: lawyering before the WTO; the role of economics expertise in WTO litigation; experiences on representing developing countries before the WTO; experiences’ analysis of the EU Commission as litigator before Panels and the Appellate Body; an overview of the first fifteen years of litigation before the WTO.
Deadline: 22 October 2012
William J. Davey | University of Illinois: WTO’s Dispute Settlement System: an Overview of the First 15 Years
Lothar Ehring | European Commission, Directorate General Trade: The Reform of the WTO Dispute Settlement System and the European Union
Thomas Jürgensen | European Commission, Directorate General Trade: The EU and the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Niall Meagher | Advisory Centre on WTO Law: Representing Developing Countries before the WTO: the Advisory Centre for WTO Law
Wolf Meier-Ewert | Intellectual Property Division at the WTO: WTO Dispute Settlement in the Context of the TRIPS Agreement
Thomas Prusa | Rutgers University: Economics in WTO Appellate Body Decisions
Michele Ruta | Economic Research Division at the WTO: The Use of Economics in WTO Dispute Settlement
Jasper M. Wauters | King & Spalding LLP: Litigating before the WTO: a Private Attorney’s Experience