University of Granada, 9-10 October 2014

Organized by the Research Project "International Law and the New Governance after the Economic Crisis" and the Department of Public International Law

1) The reform of the financial architecture, October 9, 2014

9:00 h.   Opening Address.
9:15 h.   Professor Rosa M. Lastra, Queen Mary University of London: “Do we need a world financial organisation?”.
10:30 h.   Coffee Break.
10:50 h.   - Matthias Goldman, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law: “The Diverging Rationalities of Public Finance and Law: Towards a Deliberative Approach in Monetary, Debt, and Banking Regulation”.
- Nizan Geslevich Packin, Zicklin School of Business, Baruch College, City University New York: “Supersize Them? Large Banks, Taxpayers and the Subsidies that Lay Between”.
12:00 h.   Professor Charles Goodhart, London School of Economics: “A critical evaluation of Bail-in as a Bank Recapitalisation Mechanism”.
13:30 h.   Lunch Break.
16:00 h.   Professor Kern Alexander, University of Zurich & Member of the European Parliament's Expert Committee on Financial Services: “Stability and Sustainability in International Banking Regulation”.
17:15 h.   Coffee Break.
17:35 h.   - David Zaring, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania: “A Paradigm of Global Financial Regulation”.
- Vassilis Paliouras, University of Technology, Sydney School of Law: “State of Necessity and Sovereign Insolvency”.
- Mika Viljanen, University of Turku: “Where is banking regulation made after the crisis?”.
- Manga Kuoh, Former Staff IMF and WB, and Counselor, “Globalization and Financial Architecture Reform: An African Perspective”.


2) The reform of the trading regime, October 10, 2014

9:00 h.   Professor Friedl Weiss, University of Vienna: "The WTO – A Suitable Case for Treatment. Is it 'reformable'?".
10:15 h.   Coffee Break.
10:35 h.   - Valentina Vadi, Lancaster University: “A History of Success? Judicial Governance and Proportionality in International Economic Law”.
- Catharine Titi, Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II : “Reform of international economic governance: economic crises, sovereign debt restructurings and the shifting landscape of international investment law”.
- Carolina Palma, University of Costa Rica: “The role of WTO, FAO and OECD in addressing food security: a case of multilevel governance”.
12:00 h.   Coffee Break.
12:20 h.   - Paolo Farah, West Virginia University: “The Recent WTO Case Law on Subsidies to Renewable Energy”
- Jenya Grigorova, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne: “The international trading regime and the regulation of trade in energy resources. Is reform necessary and is a new Energy Agreement within the WTO framework the way to go?”.
13:30 h.   Lunch Break.
16:00 h.   Professor Andrew Lang, London School of Economics: "The Space for Reform".
17:15 h.   Coffee Break.
17:35 h.   - Chios Carmody, University of Western Ontario: “On Interdependence: the WTO and the Made in the World (MIWI) Initiative”.
- Gregory Messenger, University of Oxford: “Reforming the Law and Institutions of the WTO: the Dangers of Unexpected Consequences”.
18:30 h.   Closing Address.