World Trade Organization - Dispute Resolution
14 September 2011
Gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of WTO law in this second semester intensive, which starts Friday, 30 September 2011.
World Trade Organization - Dispute Resolution explores relevant issues including 'favoured nation', tariff bindings and customs duties, subsidies and non-tariff barriers to trade.
Topics covered include:
Professor Gillian Triggs is a Public International lawyer and a Barrister with Seven Wentworth Chambers, NSW.
She is the Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, having been the Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London from 2005 - 2007.
She was a Professor in Law at the University of Melbourne since 1996, having graduated in law in 1968 and gaining a PhD in 1982.
Alan Bennett is a practising Australian lawyer, and principal of his own law firm specialising in international trade law and in particular, trade barriers law.
Alan has lectured for 13 years in International Import/Export law within Sydney University's post-graduate faculty of law.
Alan has written a number of texts including "The Guide to the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement"; and, The Guide to Risk Management in Imports/Exports".
Alan is a member of the IMF legal team based in Washington, DC, writing Import/Export law/policy for countries seeking legal drafting/policy assistance from the IMF.
Alan's expertise involves assisting major US/EU clients importing into the Asian region, identify trade barriers and consider available options. These issues often result in WTO dispute settlement proceedings.
The unit is available to study through the following Sydney Law School degree programmes:
For further enquiries or to apply or enrol, please contact the Postgraduate Team.
Contact: Greg Sherington
Phone: +61 2 9351 0202