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Tetyana Payosova speaks at a WTI workshop on “Trade Wars and their Impact on Global Trade and Small Economies” in Bern

  • 06/12/2019
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On 21 November 2019, Van Bael & Bellis associate Tetyana Payosova spoke at a workshop titled “Trade Wars and their Impact on Global Trade and Small Economies” that was organised by the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern in cooperation with the Chung-Hua Institution for Economic Research. The workshop discussed the rule and role of law in trade wars, the political economy and the economic impact of trade wars on global trade and on small economies. Tetyana’s presentation focused on the role of the WTO dispute settlement system in securing the rule of law, especially in times of trade wars.

The panel was chaired by Professor Makane Moise Mbengue, University of Geneva. The other panel members were Niall Meagher (Executive Director, Advisory Centre on WTO Law, Geneva), Professor Michael Hahn (Managing Director, IEW, University of Bern) and Professor Henry Gao (Singapore Management University).

Further information on the seminar can be found here

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