June 18
2021
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The Seventh Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) will take place as a virtual conference in collaboration with Bocconi University, Milan / Italy, on 8-10 July 2021The Committee welcomes in particular proposals for papers and panels on:

  • The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on international economic law and policy (trade, investment, finance, intellectual property)
  • The role of international economic law and policy in addressing climate change and achieving the UN sustainable development goals
  • The future of systems for a rules-based resolution of international trade and investment disputes and the design of new types of remedy for breach of obligations
  • New forms of and formats for successful trade and investment negotiations (e.g. EU and UK FTAs, documents relating to the Belt and Road Initiative)
  • The impact of regional economic integration (e.g. RCEP, AfCFTA, USMCA, and EU FTAs) and disintegration (e.g. Brexit) on international economic law and policy
  • The digitalisation of trade and finance, and the need for innovative international regulation regarding inter alia digital currencies and payments
  • Intellectual property and artificial intelligence
  • New rules on industrial subsidies and the activities of state-owned enterprises
  • Special and differential treatment and the issue of developing country status in international economic institutions
  • Trade and gender
  • Trade, investment and corporate responsibility along the supply chain.

The deadline to submit paper proposals is 22 February.

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