WTO Safeguard Measures: Lessons from the Argentine Footwear Case

– B. Kalyani M. Jayasekera

 Attorney-at-Law, Notary Public, Commissioner for Oath, Company Secretary, Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Author can be reached at: kalyajayasekera[at]gmail[dot]com

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Seminar on “Interaction between Investment Treaty Arbitration and WTO Law”

Organizer: SAU Faculty of Legal Studies

Date:13 February, 2014(Thursday)

Time: 2.30 pm (IST)

Venue: Mezzanine Floor,

South Asian University (SAU)

Akbar Bhawan,


 New Delhi 110021


Greg Tereposky, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Speaker has practiced international trade and investment law for over 20 years.  Counsel in three recent WTO appeals that established the legal foundation for future challenges under the TBT Agreement (US – Clove Cigarettes, US – Tuna Dolphin II (Mexico), US – COOL). Counsel and advisor in over thirty WTO disputes. Regularly appears as counsel before panels, arbitrators and the Appellate Body in WTO dispute settlement proceedings, NAFTA panels, investor-state arbitration tribunals and Canadian domestic trade authorities and tribunals. Advisor in international trade negotiations, including the NAFTA, Uruguay and Doha Rounds of WTO negotiations and various bilateral negotiations. Has extensive experience in dealing with matters involving interaction between multilateral and regional trade agreements. Founder and Editor of the WTO legal research database www.TradeLawGuide.com.  Co-founder and Advisor of the investor-state law research database http://www.InvestorStateLaw.com. Recognized in Chambers Global – The World’s Leading Lawyers (International Trade/WTO), The Legal 500 (International Trade), Lexpert® Cross-Border Litigation Guide, Leading Cross-Border Litigators (International Trade Regulation), The International Who’s Who of Trade & Customs Lawyers and Who’s Who Legal: Canada (Trade & Customs). Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada as the 2012 Ottawa International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year.