The Web interview focuses on the effects that mega regional trade deals may have on legal regimes pertaining to trade and investment. Professor Shaffer also discusses the role played by multilateral institutions in developing domestic norms particularly in the context of trade and the strategies adopted by developing countries in filling the resource gap for a successful dispute at the WTO.
In the first edition of Oval PowerTalk, Dr. Prabhash Ranjan discusses the implications of TPP and TTIP on the Indian export market and the ongoing tussle between EU and the US in negotiating the investment arbitration clause under TTIP.
Ishita Das argues that in The India-US Solar Cells Dispute, where the US initiated an action against India, the DSB’s handling of the trade versus climate justice conflict may have ramifications for other economies.
Rachit Ranjan argues that justifying ongoing sanctions using Article XXI of the GATT would be antithetical to the raison d’etre of a multilateral trading body dedicated towards liberalization and predictability in trade.