JUNE 2016

Homepageimage14June 24th Due Date – Call for Papers & Panel Proposals re: ASIL Fall 2016 International Economic Law Interest Group Biennial Meeting
June 24, 2016
IIEL will host the 2016 Biennial Meeting of ASIL’s International Economic Law Interest Group on campus from September 30-October 1, 2016.  The conference theme, “Making International Economic Law Work: Integrating Disciplines and Broadening Policy Choices,” fully reflects IIEL’s cross-disciplinary ethos.  Mark your calendars and plan to join us for a robust discussion of the many cross-cutting areas of international economic law (IEL), of interest to academicians and practitioners alike.  As we work toward the Biennial, we invite paper and panel proposals on all aspects of IEL, including those that focus on cross-cutting issues.  Proposals are due on Friday, June 24. Read More


Globe Image for BIICL Conference16th Annual WTO Conference
June 10-11,
On June 10-11th, IIEL hosted the 16th Annual WTO Conference in Geneva – a “can’t miss” event addressing cutting-edge international economic law developments of interest to academics and practitioners alike. Originally established in 2000 through a partnership between the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and IIEL, this year’s conference is organized jointly by BIICL, IIEL, the Graduate Institute, Geneva and the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). Read More

APRIL 2016

Celebrating the Life of Professor John H. Jackson
April 29, 2016
The Georgetown Law family celebrated the life and legacy of founding IIEL Faculty Director & University Professor, John H. Jackson. Read More




images40th Anniversary of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act
April 25, 2016
On April 25, IIEL celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. Judge Dianne Wood was our keynote speaker, and IIEL honored Monroe Leigh, who as State Department Legal Adviser had a lead role in enacting the statute. Read More



Systemic Risk in the Global Economy
April 19, 2016
On April 19th, IIEL hosted a discussion of Systemic Risk in the Global Economy, co-sponsored with Georgetown Law’s Securities & Financial Law Organization.  The evening event featured a panel of experts from the private sector and U.S. government, followed by an informal reception, sponsored by Skadden. Read More



MARCH 2016

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Taxation of Intellectual Property in a Global Economy
March 11, 2016
Join Georgetown Law’s Institute of International Economic Law (IIEL) and the International Tax Policy Forum (ITPF) on March 11th for a high-profile conference examining the taxation of intellectual property in a global economy.   Read More



IIEL_portrait-6IIEL Faculty Director & Professor Chris Brummer Nominated to U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission

March 3, 2016
The White House announced that President Barack Obama has nominated Georgetown Law Professor Chris Brummer to the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.  Read More