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The Centre for Trade and Investment Law (CTIL) was established in the year 2016 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India, at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT). The Centre’s primary objective is to provide sound and rigorous analysis of legal issues pertaining to international trade and investment law to the Government of India and other governmental agencies. The Centre is aiming to create a dedicated pool of legal experts who could provide technical inputs for enhancing India's participation in international trade and investment negotiations and dispute settlement. The Centre also aims to be a thought leader in the various domains of international economic law such as WTO law, international investment law and legal issues relating to economic integration.

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Discussion on "Security Exception and the WTO"

Date :25-25 September 2021


CTIL and CIPRA NLSIU organised a discussion on "Security Exception and the WTO" with Prof. Sudhir Krishnaswamy (Vice-Chancellor, NLSIU, Bengaluru), Ambassador J.S. Deepak (Former Ambassador of India to the WTO) , Prof. T. Ramakrishna (DPIIT Chair on IPR & CIPRA, NLSIU, Bengaluru), Dr. Emmanuel Oke (Lecturer, Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh), Dr. Geraldo Vidigal (Assistant Professor, University of Amsterdam) and Prof. James Nedumpara (Head and Professor, CTIL). The discussion will ....
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The EU CBAM Proposal: Options, Implications and the Way Forward

Date :26-26 July 2021


CTIL in collaboration with South Asia International Economic Law Network conducted a virtual discussion on: " THE EU-CBAM PROPOSAL : OPTIONS IMPLICATIONS AND THE WAY FORWARD on 26th July, 2021".....
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CTIL released the magazine on its Fourth Anniversary Celebration

Date :30-30 July 2021


The July 2021 issue of the CTIL Magazine was released on the occasion of CTIL's Fourth Anniversary held virtually on 30 July 2021. Mr. Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Special Secretary (Logistics) was the guest of honour. Mr. Amit Yadav, Additional Secretary and DGFT gave the keynote address.....
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26
November 2021
Signing Ceremony
November 26, 2021
The signing ceremony of MoU among Permanent Mission of India to the WTO, Centre for Trade and Investment Law and Centre for Trade and Economic Integration and The Graduate Institute was held on 26 Nov
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26-27
November 2021
Conference
November 26-27, 2021
INBA and CTIL are organising 10th Annual International Conference on Law & Policy Issues titled "72nd Constitution Day" at Constitution Club, New Delhi on November 26, 2021 from 3.00 pm onwards.
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Publications

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  • International Economic Law Text, Cases and Materials
    Reconciling all fields of international economic law (IEL) and creating bridges between disciplines in a conceptual as well as practical manner, this book stands out as the first modern, comprehensive international economic law textbook. Containing a technically solid yet critically rich body of knowledge that spans disciplines from trade law to investment, from trade finance to fisheries subsidies, from development to the digital economy and other new-age topics, the book offers the widest possible coverage of issues in current international economic law. Positioning IEL as a truly global practice, the comprehensive coverage includes various treaty texts, landmark cases and new materials, and is supplemented by case studies, real-life examples, exercises and illustrations.

  • Global Trade and Customs Journal, Special Issue - India in the International Economic Order - Issues and Perspectives
    Global Trade and Customs Journal provides readers with new ideas, fresh insights, and expert views on critical practical issues affecting international trade, including export controls, trade remedies, and customs compliance, with a growing focus ion international investment regulation. Written for practitioners by practitioners, the journal offers practical analysis, reliable guidance, and experienced advice to support professionals in protecting their clients organization compliance interests.

  • NON-MARKET ECONOMIES IN THE GLOBAL TRADING SYSTEM: THE SPECIAL CASE OF CHINA
    This book provides one of the most comprehensive and compelling analysis of Non-Market Economies (NMEs) and their treatment under the current world trading system. In particular, it examines the treatment of China as an NME in anti-dumping investigations, especially post-December 2016. Central to this analysis is Section 15 of China’s Protocol of Accession to the WTO, which is the focal point of the controversy between China and other major WTO Members.

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