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ERA: Summer Course on WTO and EU Trade Law


08 Jul 2019 to 12 Jul 2019





Event Description


This summer course will provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of WTO and EU trade law as well as EU investment law. The course will focus on case-studies, applying instruments and concepts learned during the presentations to trade law practice.

Key topics

  • Key features of substantive WTO law
  • Concrete operation of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism
  • The reform of EU trade defence instruments and the new EU methodology for dumping calculation: key features and novelties
  • Implementing the new Union Customs Code: main changes and challenges
  • Assessing key existing and forthcoming EU free trade agreements and the impact of the CJEU’s Opinion 2/15
  • Dispute settlement: proposal for a new investment court system, proposal for a new FDI screening mechanism
  • EU bilateral investment agreements
  • Brexit and trade: key challenges and legal issues

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online registration

Language: English

Organiser: ERA (Dr Magdalena Kedzior)

Event number: 419B12





Renato Antonini, Partner, Jones Day, Brussels

Jikke Biermasz, Partner, Kneppelhout & Korthals, Rotterdam

Gyongyi David, Associate, Steptoe & Johnson, Brussels

Dylan Geraets, Trade & Customs Consultant, Mayer Brown Europe, Brussels

Anneli Howard, Barrister, Monckton Chambers, London*

Torsten Kühl, Lawyer, Ahlers & Vogel, Bremen

Yves Melin, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson, Brussels

Eva Monard, Associate, Jones Day, Brussels

Krzysztof Pawłowski, Team Leader, DG Trade, European Commission, Brussels

María J. Pereyra, Senior Counsellor, Legal Affairs  Division, World Trade Organization, Geneva*

Luca Prete, Legal Secretary, Chambers of Advocate General Bobek, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg*

Paulette Vander Schueren, Partner, Mayer Brown Europe, Brussels

Marijn Van Tuijl, Partner, Kneppelhout & Korthals, Rotterdam

* to be confirmed



Due to the summer holidays, our staff will be limited between 1 and 15 August. Premium and Standard job ads will still be published, but their social media promotion will be postponed to 16 August, as well as the publication of all Basic job ads.


BirdLife Europe and Central Asia
Senior Energy Officer
European Association of Co-operative Banks
VACANCY - Adviser, Consumer Policy and AML
EBAA - European Business Aviation Association
Junior Communications Officer
FIA Region I
Policy Intern
LOGOS Public Affairs
Association Management Consultant
Bioenergy Europe
Marketing Assistant
GIZ GmbH (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit)
Financial assistant (m/f/d) GIZ Representation