Part three: Introduction to GATT and GATS

World Trade Organization webinar series

We are pleased to share with you the third webinar in our series which introduces participants to the WTO and the key legal mechanisms which govern international trade. In light of the UK's exit from the European Union, many individuals would like to gain a greater understanding of both international trade law in general, as well as the UK's future position and involvement in the international trade landscape. During the course of this webinar we cover:

  1. A brief overview of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT), including some of the key principles such as the most favoured nation rule and national treatment; and
  2. An introduction to the General Agreement on Trade in Services 1995 (GATS), including the basic obligations on members, members' schedules of specific commitments, the general exceptions to the rules and the key current challenges for digital trade.

We hope that you find this useful and the remainder of the series will be following shortly.

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