Volume 54

Trade, Law, and Diplomacy: China’s Non-Market Economy Status

by Julien Chaisse, Debashis Chakraborty, and Oindrila Dey
This Article presents an in-depth exploration of one of the most intricate systemic challenges confronting the global economy: the controversial non-market economy (NME) status of China. This issue, while primarily economic, has far-reaching implications extending into the realm of international politics, shaping the dynamics of global trade relations. Despite China’s transition to a market economy […]

Promoting Sustainable Food Systems Through Preferential Trade Agreements: Limits of the European Union’s Sustainability Chapters and Prospects for Reform

by Giovanni Dall’Agnola
The development of sustainable food systems is a major challenge of our times. Sustainable food systems are strictly connected with the fight for food security and the achievement of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. In this context, trade law can contribute to designing sustainable food systems. Given the stalemate at the World Trade Organization […]

Drafting Cybersecurity Articles into Trade Agreements for “Developing” Nations

by Nichole Chen
The rapid growth of the digital age has been met with greater reliance on digital trade in all sectors. While this increasing digital connectedness is proportional to the growth in cyber threats, digital trade has not yet caught up in dealing with these threats. Part I of this Note introduces what digital trade and cybersecurity […]

Trade, War, and Stolen Cultural Property

by Allison Reading
Russia’s recent invasion of Ukraine poses a serious threat to Ukraine’s cultural heritage. With numerous reports that Russian soldiers are looting Ukraine’s movable cultural heritage, legal action is required to prevent the successful sale and illegal traffcking of these stolen artifacts. This Note examines the relevant legal tools available to prevent this trade. First, the […]