WTO/FTA Syllabus

WTO/FTA Syllabus

  • Textbook :
    • The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization by Peter Van den Bossche
    • International Economic Relations by Jackson, Davey and Sykes

 

Date

Content

Week 1 Sources of International Law

 

Week 2 Law of Treaties
Week 3 Relationship btw International Law and Domestic Law
Week 4 Principles of Non-Discimination : Most Favoured Nation Treatment
Week 5
Week 6 Principles of Non-Discrimination : National Treatment
Week 7
Week 8 Rules on Market Access : Tariff Barriers
Week 9
Week 10 Rules on Market Access : Non-Tariff Barriers
Week 11
Week 12 General Exceptions
Week 13
Week 14 Review of Past Competition Material
Week 15
MAY 20 – 25 Release of Competition Material
Week 16 Analysis of NEW Competition Material
Week 17 Readings on NEW Problem-specific Fields
Week 18
Week 19
Analysis of NEW Competition Material and Send Request for Clarification
JUN  01 – 10 Registration Period
JUN   20   Request for Clarification DUE
JUL  05 – 10 Announcement of Clarification
 
Week 20 – 22 Complete Written Submissions
 
JUL   30 Written Submission DUE
AUG 06 – 10 Announcement of Oral Hearing Participants
Week 23 – 24 Preparation for Oral Hearings in front of Professors and Lawyers
AUG 23 – 25 Oral Hearing
AUG 30 Final Meeting and Celebration Dinner


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