INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

5 years single cycle degree in LAW (Ord. 2017)

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: ANDREA GATTINI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: International Law is a prerequisite of this class
Examination methods: There will be a final oral exam. The exam will be composed of a number of short questions covering the entire course program. Further instructions about the exam will be provided throughout the course.
Course unit contents: International Trade Law and the Law of the WTO
The World Trade Organization
WTO Dispute Settlement
Most Favoured Nation Treatment. National Treatment
Tariff barriers
Non-tariff barriers
General and security exceptions
Economic emergency exceptions (Safeguard Measures)
Regional Trade Exceptions. Proliferation of Regional Trade Agreements
Anti-dumping
Subsidies
Technical barriers to trade (TBT). Sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS)
Trade Related Investment measures (TRIMs)
Trade-Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
Trade in Services (GATS)
Future challenges to the WTO and the multilateral trading system.
Post-Doha Agenda. The mega-regional agreements.