Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) 2010 Conference Program

13 Pages Posted: 20 May 2010 Last revised: 15 Jul 2010

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Colin B. Picker

Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong

Date Written: May 20, 2010


The Second Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) will be hosted by the University of Barcelona and its IELPO LL.M. Programme at the premises of the University of Barcelona from the 8th July to 10th July 2010.

Over the course of the last two decades, the communities of scholars, practitioners and others active in the area of international economic law have grown and diversified in ways that few could have predicted. The field of international economic law now includes a diverse array of participants and covers many new substantive issues. Inevitably, the term international economic law defies easy definition: it is at once a fully integrated part of public international law and an identifiable field in its own right.

This conference provides a venue for exploring many different faces of international economic law. Given that the aim of the Society includes fostering research in the area of IEL and promoting cooperation among all parts within the field, the SIEL Global Conference offers a forum for those inside and outside academia to share pedagogical and research methods, as well as to explore greater cooperation among the many different constituencies of the field.

Keywords: International Economic Law, Investment, Multilateralism, Investor-State Arbitration, WTO, WTI, RTA’s, Trade and Agriculture, International Climate Change Regime, Multilateral Trade, International Dispute Resolution, SIEL 2010 Barcelona

JEL Classification: F00, F01, F02, F10, F13, F14, F15, F21, F33, F42

Suggested Citation

Picker, Colin, Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) 2010 Conference Program (May 20, 2010). Society of International Economic Law (SIEL), Second Biennial Global Conference, University of Barcelona, July 8-10, 2010, Available at SSRN: or

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Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, University of Wollongong ( email )


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