The International Trade Law Review - 4th Edition

The International Trade Law Review - 4th Edition

Pages: 191

ISBN: 978-1-912228-53-9

  • £350.00

It has been said that ‘smooth seas don’t produce skilful sailors’. And indeed, stakeholders tasked with navigating the treacherous waters of international trade have, over the past year, certainly needed to find their sea legs like at few other times in recent memory.

In this book: 


  • Editor's Preface
    • Folkert Graafsm, Joris Cornelis and Drew Sundberg, VVGB Advocaten
  • World Trade Organization
    • Philippe De Baere, Van Bael & Bellis


  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • China
  • Eurasian Economic Union
  • European Union
  • India
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • United States

Folkert Graafsma, Vermulst Verhaeghe Graafsma & Bronckers (V V G B)

Folkert specialises in international trade law, general EU and WTO law, and customs law. He is particularly well regarded in the area of anti-dumping and anti-subsidy, having successfully represented clients in over 150 anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings, including landmark EU and US cases. Recent anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard proceedings in which Folkert has acted include: Solar Panels, Bicycles, Biodiesel, Organic Coated Steel, Aluminium Road Wheels, Purified Terephthalic Acid (PTA), WWAN Modems, and Fatty Alcohol. Folkert was counsel to India in the historic WTO anti-dumping dispute concerning EC – Bed Linen, where the question of ‘zeroing’ was settled, and is also involved in the WTO proceedings concerning Trade in Large Civil Aircraft. He has co-authored two handbooks with Edwin Vermulst, published a number of articles, and speaks regularly at conferences. A graduate of Stanford University, he clerked with the European Commission and has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 1990. Folkert is ranked in Band 1 in Europe and Belgium in Chambers Global.

Joris Cornelis, Vermulst Verhaeghe Graafsma & Bronckers (V V G B)

Joris specialises in international trade law, general EU and WTO law, customs law and sanctions. He has worked extensively, and has in-depth expertise, in the area of anti‑dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguards, having successfully represented companies and governments in anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings started by the EU, India, Argentina, Brazil and Russia, including landmark cases such as Footwear, DVDs, PTA, WWAN Modems, Fatty Alcohol, Solar Panels and Biodiesel.

Joris has authored a number of articles on EU trade law and has presented at conferences on aspects of this subject. Joris clerked with the European Commission and has been a member of the Brussels Bar since 2006. He obtained a law degree from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium), an LLM degree from Kyushu University (Japan) and a doctorate degree from the University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining the Bar, Joris was a teaching assistant at the University of Hong Kong and the academic assistant for the 2005 WTO Asia-Pacific regional trade policy course.

Drew Sundberg, Attorney-at-law (NY)

Drew specialises in international trade and customs law, WTO, EU regulatory law and advising governments undertaking trade negotiations or large scale regulatory reforms. In recent years, Drew has served in leadership roles in several large USAID, EU and UN funded development projects focused on trade. Among other things, Drew recently headed a team of trade lawyers and specialists advising Afghanistan in its successful bid to join the WTO under the USAID TAFA and ATAR projects in Afghanistan, before returning to Washington DC to serve as a director of the development contractor Chemonics International Inc. Drew has advised stakeholders in numerous EU and US anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard proceedings and was, among other things, part of an EU award winning team building the trade defence capacity of the Dominican Republic. Drew has regularly advised WTO Member governments on both pre- and post- accession implementation issues in Iraq, Egypt, India, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, Slovakia and the Dominican Republic. These issues include WTO-compliant regulatory reform, technical barriers to trade, intellectual property rights, trade remedies and subsidies, customs reform, agricultural support, implementation of WTO dispute settlement rulings and others. He has advised governments in seven WTO dispute settlement proceedings in Geneva. Drew holds a Master’s Degree in law from the University of London and is a member of the New York Bar

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