Public Lecture: International Law and Trade Wars



On 7 May 2019, USJ’s School of Business and Law is Organising a Public Lecture about International Law and Trade Wars



The speaker will talk about trade measures adopted by the US in the last 2 years, especially measures regarding China, and the countermeasures adopted by affected countries. The measures according to International Trade Law (essentially, WTO Law) will be analysed both from a substantive and procedural (dispute resolution) point of view.


Prof. Manuel Fontaine Campos is Vice-President of the Oporto Regional Centre of the Catholic University of Portugal, and the Dean of the Law School. Prof. Campos studied at the Catholic University of Portugal, where he completed a Licenciatura (LL.B.) in law degree (1996), a Master degree in Political Science and Theory (1999) and a Ph.D. in Law degree (2012), with a thesis on <<State aid control in European Union Law and World Trade Organisation Law>>. From 2000 up to 2004 he advised several companies as a lawyer and since then as a consultant in matters concerning EU Law. Since 1996, he has taught courses on Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, Introduction to Public Law, International Economic Law and European Union Law at the Law School of the Catholic University. He is also the author of several articles and books on Public Law, EU Law, WTO Law, State aid and Subsidies.

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