Dates

1st – 3rd September, 2017

About

Gujarat National Law Univeristy is organising a three day Advanced Training Programme on Trade Remedies under WTO Dispensationfrom 1st-3rd September, 2017.

About the Training Programme

In the era of globalization World Trade Organization (WTO) is the global intergovernmental organization dealing with rules of trade between countries.

WTO is primarily aimed at accelerating free trade amongst its member states through the process of liberalization within the framework of multilateral trading system.

In certain circumstances liberalized imports maintained by certain trade practices¸ nevertheless, may cause injury to an importing member state’s domestic industry and that member’s commitment to further liberalization might be jeopardized if it is unable to take measures to address the issue.

Under WTO framework measures thus adopted by an importing country to protect the domestic industries from unfair trade practices or from unfair competition are called trade remedies.

Precisely, the terms ‘trade remedies’ refer to anti-dumping actions, countervailing duties and safeguard measures.

The high-level training programme is aimed at offering the participants an overall understanding of WTO disciplines on trade remedies in the form of ant-dumping actions, countervailing duties and safeguard measures.

It will also focus on Indian laws and rules on trade remedies available under the WTO framework.

It is intended to provide the participants a rare opportunity to deepen their knowledge and develop capacities on critical aspects of trade remedies under WTO dispensation.

Objectives of Training Programme

The training programme is designed to:Learn crucial purposes and functioning of trade remedies available under the WTO rules.

Examine conceptual and definitional issues of dumping, subsidies and safeguards under agreements on anti-dumping actions, subsidies and countervailing duties, and safeguard measures respectively.

Analyze substantive and procedural rules governing trade remedy investigations and applications under pertinent agreements.

Evaluate actions and responses of member states of WTO, particularly India, in their recourse to trade remedies.

About the Resource Person

Dr. Udayakumara Ramakrishna B.N. is Assistant Professor of Law at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar. He has extensive experience in conducting specific courses on Law of World Trade Organization and Law of Competition & Anti-Trust.

Who can participate?

Advocates,   legal personnel/ legal advisors, academics, industry/trade association officials, students (pursuing full time undergraduate/postgraduate programmes in Law, Commerce/ Management)

Fees

For Professionals and Others:  1500/-

For Students:  1000/-

Number of Participants

25 – 30

Application Procedure

Registration Form is HERE.

Registration Deadline

30th August, 2017

Payment Link

Click HERE.

For further details, click HERE.

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