Join the Harvard European Law Association for a panel on the EU’s “Enhanced Scrutiny of Third Country Subsidies: The new (upcoming) EU Foreign Subsidies Regulation and its Implications Beyond the EU” with Professor van den Bossche and Professor Piernas López.
The panelists will delve into the content and practical implications of the upcoming EU’ Foreign Subsidies Regulation, its compatibility with EU and International Trade Law and its geo-strategic consequences.
Professor van den Bossche is a Doctor of Law from the European University Institute in Florence (1990) and has formerly graduated from the University of Michigan Law School (LL.M. 1986). He is a former Member and Chair of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organisation (2009-2019), and is currently the Director of Studies and Professor of International Economic Law at the World Trade Institute of the University of Bern and President of the Society of International Economic Law. He is in the roster of arbitrators for disputes under, among others, the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, and the EU-Andean Community Trade Agreement. He is honorary professor at Maastricht University and visiting professor at Bocconi University, Université de Genève, LUISS Guido Carli University, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, and at the College of Europe. He is member of the Advisory Board of the World Trade Review, Journal of International Economic Law, the Journal of World Investment and Trade and the Revista Latinoamericana de Derecho Comercial International. Since 2013, he is also member of the Advisory Board of the WTO Chairs Programme.
Professor Piernas López is a Doctor of Law from the European University Institute in Florence (2013). He has formerly graduated from Harvard Law School (LL.M. 2007), the College of Europe (LL.M. 2005) and the University of Murcia (LL.B., 2003). He is Professor of Law at the University of Murcia, where he holds the Jean Monnet Chair, and consultant to the World Bank in State aid and competition policy matters. He is currently a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School’s Institute for Global Law and Policy.
Lunch will be served!