LLM course: International Trade and Principles of Non Discrimination, at Koc University, Istanbul

Mexico - 14 January 2021

Trade topics: International Trade Law

The course focused on the laws, principles, functioning and jurisprudence of International Trade Law. Students discussed the principles of multilateral and bilateral trade and engage with the practice of international trade law with the help of current jurisprudence and hypothetical dispute scenarios. The students received an appreciation of the purpose and functions of the WTO and be familiar with its principal rules, impact and jurisprudence. There was a special focus on WTO’s dispute settlement mechanism and the landmark disputes covering different countries, industries and legal issues. Students nlearned with a unique combination of lectures, class discussions and practice exercises. The approach employed will be practical (with real life examples), critical (with practical assessments) and contemporary (with recent developments).

Part of LLM Studies