We will be adding reports, notices and member profiles to this space over the coming months.
20 Jun 2019 The WTO Panel hearing China's case against the EU regarding the use of a non-market economy methodology in anti-dumping cases suspended its work on 14 June (DS516/13). Such suspensions come at the request of the complainant, and the proceeding must be reactivated within a year or the panel's authority will lapse: https://ielp.worldtradelaw.net/2019/06/china-nme-case-suspended.html
Call for Papers An International High-level Conference on “Multilateral Reform of Investor-State Dispute Resolution: A Dialogue between Different Approaches” will be held in Xi’an City, P. R. China, on 15-16 September 2019. The participants are welcome to submit papers on the reform of ISDS system, including but not limited to the following topics: 1. The theoretical foundations of ISDS Reform; 2. ISDS reform under UNCITRAL; 3. The Rules Amendment of the ICSID; 4. The Modernization of Energy Charter Treaty; 5. The European Approach to ISDS Reform: The Multilateral Permanent Tribunal; 6. The American Approach to ISDS Reform: USMCA; 7. The Asian Pacific Approach to ISDS Reform: CPTPP, RCEP and the Belt and Road Initiative; 8. China’s Role in ISDS Reform.
Proposals around 800 words and a CV (including your affiliation, main publications and contact information) should be submitted by email to email@example.com (and copied to Dr Peng Wang: firstname.lastname@example.org) by 20 June 2019. Successful applicants will be informed by email before 30 June 2019. For those proposals accepted, completed manuscript of 8000-10000 words (footnotes included) are to be submitted by 30 August 2019. Selected papers will be published in an edited collection by a reputed international publisher.
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 papers is available here.
Now that the network has been launched, members will be working together to establish the Animal Law Programme.
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