Regis Y. Simo

University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law

Senior Researcher

PBag X3, WITS

2050 Johannesburg

South Africa

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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WTO Case Law in 2013

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2440651
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Jun 2014
Bocconi University - Department of Law, Bocconi University – PhD School, Bocconi University – PhD School, University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law and Bocconi University, Students
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WTO, Canada, Renewable Energy, Feed-In Tariffs, China, X-Ray Equipment, Broiler Products, GOES, 21.3 DSB

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Regional Integration in Africa through the Harmonisation of Laws

REGIONAL INTEGRATION AND POLICY CHALLENGES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, Adam Elhiraika, Allan Mukungu & W. Nyoike (eds.), Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 109-123, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2436851
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 15 May 2014 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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OHADA, Institutions, Regional Integraton, Law Reform, Africa

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Once Upon a Time: The Origins of the Public Morals Defence in World Trade Law

16(2) Manchester Journal of International Economic Law (2019), pp. 254-273
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2019
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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WTO, General exceptions, Public morals, Negotiating history, Treaty interpretation

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The African Continental Free Trade Area in a Decaying Multilateral Trading System: Questioning the Relevance of the Enabling Clause

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 31 Dec 2019
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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Africa, African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, Regional Trade Agreement, WTO, Enabling Clause

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Africa’s Participation in International Economic Law in the 21st Century: An Introduction

Manchester Journal of International Economic Law Volume 17, Issue 1: 1-9, 2020, Special Issue of the 4th African International Economic Law Network Conference, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 22 May 2020
Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law, De Montfort University, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law and Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and Rule of Law
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Africa, International Economic Law, Research, Teaching, Practice of IEL.

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Trade and Morality: Balancing between the Pursuit of Non-Trade Concerns and the Fear of Opening the Floodgates

Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2433720, 51(3) George Washington International Law Review (2019), 407-460.
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 07 May 2014 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2019
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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WTO Dispute Settlement, Non-Trade Concerns, Public Morals, Standard of Review, Judicial Activism

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Integrating African Markets into the Global Exchange of Services: A Central African Perspective

The Law and Development Review, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 255-297, 2013, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2433149
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2014
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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CEMAC, WTO, Trade in Services, Africa, Preferential Trade Agreements

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Law and Development à l'Africaine: Evidence from the OHADA's Harmonisation Process

African Yearbook of International Law, Vol. 20 (2013-2014), pp. 321-355., Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2524339
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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Law and Development; Rule of Law; Institutions; Reform; Africa; OHADA

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Of Sustainable Development in Africa: Addressing the (In)Congruence of Plastic Bag Regulations with International Trade Rules

Brooklyn Journal of International Law, Vol. 45, No. 1 (2019), pp. 241-299
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 07 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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Plastic bags, Africa, Trade policy, WTO law, Trade and environment, Sustainable development

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Brexit and its Consequences: The Termination and Renegotiation of EU-ACP Economic Partnership Agreements Due to (Fundamental) Change of Circumstances

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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Brexit, ACP Countries, Economic Partnership Agreements, EU-ACP, Trade Agreements

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The Law of International Responsibility: The Case of the WTO as a ‘Lex Specialis’ or the Fallacy of a ‘Self-Contained’ Regime

African Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2014, pp. 184-207, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2433154
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2019
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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State Responsibility, WTO, African Countries, Dispute Settlement

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Developing Countries and Special and Differential Treatment

in K. Kugler and F. Sucker (eds), PERSPECTIVES AND PRIORITIES FOR (SOUTHERN) AFRICA IN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW (Forthcoming, 2021)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law
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Special and differential treatment, S&DT, WTO, Developing countries, Trade and development, Doha Round, Africa

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The African Continental Free Trade Area in a Stagnating Multilateral Trading System: On the Likely (Ir)Relevance of the Enabling Clause

Italian Yearbook of International Law - Vol XXIX (2019), pp. 53-75
Posted: 31 Dec 2020
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law

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African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, Regional Trade Agreements, Trade and Development, Enabling Clause, WTO

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Trade in Services in the African Continental Free Trade Area: Prospects, Challenges and WTO Compatibility

Journal of International Economic Law, Vol. 23, No.1 (2020), pp. 65-95
Posted: 31 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2020
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law

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African Continental Free Trade Area, AfCFTA, Trade in Services, GATS, WTO, Africa

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The AGOA as Stepping Stone for US-Africa Free Trade Agreements

17(3) Journal of International Trade Law and Policy (2018) 115
Posted: 30 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2018
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law

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AGOA, PTAs, African Countries, U.S. Trade Policy, FTAs

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Mounting Uncertainty and Power Shifting in Global Economic Governance: Addressing Multilateral Stability in the Context of Rising Regionalism

16(1) Journal of World Investment and Trade, pp. 173-194, Bocconi Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2569688
Posted: 27 Feb 2015
Regis Y. Simo
University of the Witwatersrand - School of Law

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MFN, free trade agreements, process and production methods, cross-retaliation, international dispute settlement, China