International Webinar on International Economic Law and Digital Trade, by IMS Law College (Noida) [Oct 20; 4 PM]: Register by Oct 19


IMS Law College, Noida is organizing an International Webinar on International Economic Law and Digital Trade, scheduled to be held on October 20, 2021.

About the Organizer

IMS Law College, Noida which was established in 2004, is the first law college in Gautam Buddh Nagar to have started B.A., LL.B. 5-year degree programme. The college is known for its academic excellence and value-based education.

IMS-Noida has also collaborations with several Universities overseas and seeks to imbibe a global mindset into its students. Most importantly, there is also a strong focus on research and IMS encourages its faculty and students to undertake consultancy projects with corporates.

About the Webinar

IMS Law College, Noida is organizing an International Webinar on International Economic Law and Digital Trade, scheduled to be held on October 20, 2021.


International Economic Law and Digital Trade

This webinar aims at deeply intensive and richly informative analysis of the international commercial law rules relevant to digital trade and commerce. The core of this attempt is the multilateral rules under the World Trade Organization (WTO). It also attempts to dig deeper to discover how they currently regulate digital commerce and where recent technological advancement has challenged them.

The session also attempts to identify problematic issues and the available mechanisms in place to find solutions to them. Since legal adjustment under the WTO umbrella was lengthy, states have sought remedies elsewhere, primarily in a series of bilateral and regional preferential trade agreements (PTAs).

The event is expected to evaluate the process of adaptation of international trade law and address broader governance questions about the effectiveness of that adaptation and the appropriateness of the evolutionary path chosen. Its goal is to be dedicated to understanding how states can position themselves as regulatory entrepreneurs and ensure that digital commerce is not hindered, having adequately protected important public interests. 

General Details

  • Date: October 20, 2021
  • Time: 4 PM IST
  • Mode: Online
  • Platform: Microsoft Teams

Speaker’s Profile

Professor David Collins teaches and researches in the field of international economic law specializing in the law of the World Trade Organization and international investment law. He heads the City Law School’s Digital Trade Research Group and was formerly City’s Assistant Vice President for Research. He is a Solicitor of England & Wales and is admitted to the Bars of Ontario and New York.

David’s research has attracted funding from the British Academy, the ESRC, the EPSRC and the Society of Legal Scholars. He is Co-Editor in Chief of the journal International Trade Law and Regulation and Series Editor for Routledge Insights on International Economic Law. David has been a visiting researcher at law schools in the US, Spain, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Iceland, Australia, Russia, Hong Kong and Japan.

In 2018 the Government of Canada nominated David to the roster of panellists for NAFTA (now USMCA) binational Trade Remedies disputes. He has also given evidence to the International Trade Committee of the UK parliament on several occasions. More recently he was appointed to the Academic Advisory Councils of both Politeia and the Institute of Economic Affairs and as an output assessor for the Law sub-panel for the 2021 REF. Since 2009 he has been a member of the International Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales.

David is currently co-editing Elgar’s Research Handbook on Digital Trade.

Click here to know more about David Collins, Professor, International Economic Law, University of London.


E-certificates to all the participants.


Register through the link given at the end of this post.

The registrants are requested to join the WhatsApp group by clicking here for updates on the webinar.

Fee Details: No registration fee

Registration Deadline

Register by October 19, 2021, by 11:59 PM

Contact Information

Prof. Govind Prasad Goyal (Convener)
WhatsApp Number: +91 9971129012

Click here to register for the webinar.


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