On July 11th, Georgetown’s Institute of International Economic Law and the Graduate Institute, Geneva’s Center for Trade and Economic Integration co-hosted a conference on resolving disputes in international economic law, marking the 18th year in which the two institutions (the “G2”) have organized joint summer events. This year’s meeting took place at Georgetown Law, in anticipation of the Society of International Economic Law’s 6th Biennial Global Conference. (SIEL Program, SIEL Registration)
The G2 conference explored dispute resolution broadly, comparing insights and strategies from international trade, financial regulation, tax and monetary affairs. Academics from law, economics, and political science, as well as regulators and policymakers, were in attendance to enjoy the exceptional conversations and strong networking opportunities.
Conference highlights included:
- Keynote address by Ricardo Ramirez, Former Chairman, WTO Appellate Body;
- Screening of “China: The New Silk Road” episode from the Foreign Policy Association/PBS’ “Great Decisions” series, featuring discussion and Q&A with leading global experts;
and panels on
- Are Europe’s Digital Taxes and U.S. Tax Reforms (Economically Equivalent to) Subsidies—and are they Compliant with WTO Law?;
- Can International Economic Law Accommodate Populism?; and
- Strategies by Which Countries are Making and Taking Innovation.