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International Trade Law Practice Under WTO Training Conference

Introduction

International business is increasingly conducted under the influence of a growing body of international law. These set the framework for international trade and competition in trade to remove unnecessary barriers. The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has been at the forefront of establishing global trading practices.

Still, other multilateral and bilateral agreements need to be considered. This WTO International Trade Law conference provides an introduction to this legal framework for the non-specialist.

Importance of WTO in International Trade

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is a pivotal institution in facilitating and regulating international trade. Understanding the importance of WTO in international trade is crucial for professionals and organizations engaged in global commerce.

This WTO International Trade Law conference will delve into the operations of the WTO, examining its role in creating an environment that permits fair competition on an international scale.

Targeted Groups

  • International Trade Professionals.
  • Legal Professionals.
  • Contracts Managers.
  • Contracts Administrators.
  • Procurement Professionals.

Conference Objectives

At the end of this WTO International Trade Law conference, the participants will be able to:

  • Cover the aims and intentions of international agreements under the World Trade Organisation.
  • Know the practical implications for businesses trading internationally.
  • Review of applicable legislation.
  • Recognize the current bilateral and multinational agreements.
  • Understand the WTO legal system.
  • Review WTO obligations and commitments.
  • Study the WTO dispute settlement, monitoring, and enforcement system.
  • Have an awareness of the basis of international law.
  • Understand the principles of economic trade and development.
  • Learn key learning points for application in their organization.

Targeted Competencies

By the end of this WTO International Trade Law conference, the target competencies will be able to:

  • Ethical behavior.
  • International trade regulations.
  • International trade practices.
  • Government procurement and contracts.

Conference Content

Unit 1: Setting The Scene

  • Overview and history of the World Trade Organization.
  • Organization for economic co-operation and development.
  • Principles underlying world trade agreements.
  • Assumptions about economic trade and development.
  • Economic principles of trade.
  • Areas not covered by WTO.
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade - GATT.
  • The Doha round of negotiations - progress and stumbling blocks.
  • Legal remedies and processes.

Unit 2: Practical Application of WTO Practices

  • WTO obligations and commitments.
  • Trade defense instruments, including anti-dumping legislation.
  • Tariffs and barriers.
  • Non-tariff barriers.
  • Subsidies.
  • Innovation.
  • Intellectual property.
  • Research and development.

Unit 3: Government Procurement under WTO

  • Aims and intentions of government procurement legislation.
  • European legislation.
  • US legislation.
  • Exclusions and exemptions.
  • Acceptable government procurement practices.
  • Development of local businesses and economies.
  • International trade development.

Unit 4: Incoterms

  • Purpose and applicability of Incoterms.
  • New revision Incoterms.
  • Definition of each term.
  • Incorporation into terms and conditions.
  • Pitfalls and practicalities of Incoterms.

Unit 5: International Ethics

  • Best practices in avoiding corruption.
  • Learn about the Bribery Act in the EU.
  • Foreign corrupt practices act in the USA.
  • Standards in ethical behavior.
  • Corporate social responsibility.

London (UK)
15 - 19 Jul 2024
5200 Euro
Online
21 - 25 Jul 2024
1500 Euro
Manama (Bahrain)
21 - 25 Jul 2024
3900 Euro
Amman (Jordan)
11 - 15 Aug 2024
2900 Euro
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
25 - 29 Aug 2024
3900 Euro
Barcelona (Spain)
26 - 30 Aug 2024
4900 Euro
Cairo (Egypt)
01 - 05 Sep 2024
3000 Euro
Casablanca (Morocco)
02 - 06 Sep 2024
3000 Euro
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
15 - 19 Sep 2024
3900 Euro
Madrid (Spain)
16 - 20 Sep 2024
4900 Euro
Paris (France)
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024
4900 Euro
Munich (Germany)
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024
4900 Euro
Barcelona (Spain)
30 Sep - 04 Oct 2024
4900 Euro
Online
13 - 17 Oct 2024
1500 Euro
London (UK)
14 - 18 Oct 2024
5200 Euro
Geneva (Switzerland)
21 - 25 Oct 2024
5500 Euro
Lisbon (Portugal)
21 - 25 Oct 2024
4900 Euro
Rome (Italy)
28 Oct - 01 Nov 2024
4900 Euro
Istanbul (Turkey)
03 - 07 Nov 2024
4200 Euro
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt)
03 - 07 Nov 2024
3500 Euro
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
04 - 08 Nov 2024
4900 Euro
Dubai (UAE)
08 - 12 Dec 2024
3900 Euro
Istanbul (Turkey)
29 Dec 2024 - 02 Jan 2025
4200 Euro
Sharm El-Sheikh (Egypt)
12 - 16 Jan 2025
3500 Euro
Vienna (Austria)
27 - 31 Jan 2025
4900 Euro
Barcelona (Spain)
03 - 07 Feb 2025
4900 Euro
London (UK)
03 - 07 Feb 2025
5200 Euro
Boston (USA)
03 - 07 Feb 2025
5500 Euro
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
09 - 13 Feb 2025
3900 Euro
Amman (Jordan)
23 - 27 Feb 2025
2900 Euro
Dubai (UAE)
23 - 27 Feb 2025
3900 Euro
Cairo (Egypt)
02 - 06 Mar 2025
3000 Euro
Online
02 - 06 Mar 2025
1500 Euro
Paris (France)
03 - 07 Mar 2025
4900 Euro
Manama (Bahrain)
09 - 13 Mar 2025
3900 Euro
Vienna (Austria)
17 - 20 Mar 2025
4900 Euro
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
31 Mar - 20 Apr 2025
4900 Euro
Brussels (Belgium)
21 - 20 Apr 2025
4500 Euro
Milan (Italy)
05 - 20 May 2025
4900 Euro
Cairo (Egypt)
11 - 20 May 2025
3000 Euro

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