[Online] International Summer School on World Trade Organization and International Trade Law by MyLawman [Registrations Close on 31 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 20 distinguished Speakers from Centre for WTO Studies (IIFT), UN ESCAP, 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://forms.gle/3Vq7J51gd8Y8oAH76

SPEAKERS FOR INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON WTO & ITL:
    • Dr. Rajan Sudesh Ratna,
    • Dr. Srividhya Ragavan
    • Dr. Geetanjali Chandra
    • Dr. Sandeepa Bhat B
    • Dr. Pralok Gupta
    • Dr. Danny Friedmann
    • Mr. Ankit Awasthi
    • Mr. Daniel Omoro Achach
    • Ms. Sanaz Javadi Farahzadi
    • Mr. Ronny Mkhwanazi
    • Mr. Saurav Tiwari, Partner
    • Mr. Ashish Chandra
    • Ms. Stuti Toshi
    • Ms. Srishti Singh
    • Mr. Dhruv Gupta
    • Ms. Garima Srivastava
    • Ms. Akanksha Mishra
    • Ms. Tanvi Praveen,
    • Mr. Anupal  Dasgupta
    • Ms. Divyashree Suri

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 -
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- 
1.3) Membership to the WTO and the process of accession- 

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 
A.2) National Treatment by 
A.3) Transparency by 
A.4) Regional trading agreements (RTAs) by 
2.B) Agreements attached to Marrakesh Agreements
B.1) WTO’s Agreements: 1986-94 by 
B.2) Agreement on Agriculture (1995) by 
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 
C.3) Safeguard measures 
C.4) WTO, IPR & GIs 
C.5) Trade and IPR 

Module 3- Agreements related to Agriculture:
3.1) Non-Agriculture Market Access (NAMA) 
3.2) Trade Facilitation Agreement  

Module 4- WTO and Inter-sectional Areas:
4.1) Trade and Environment by 
4.2) Trade and Labour by 
4.3) Current trade blocs and wars by Aakanksha Mishra, LLM (International Trade) Georgetown University
4.4) Trade and Policy by 
4.5) Trade and e-commerce by 

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  
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 

Bonus Sessions included for students and Gov officials.

COURSE MODERATORS:
  • Ms. Jharna Sahijwani, Asistant Professor of Law, NMIMS, Mumbai
  • 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
  • The sessions will be held on 
  • Timings: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM IST 
  • Live recordings shall be provided
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 to click on the following link-  https://forms.gle/3Vq7J51gd8Y8oAH76
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