Welcome to SAIELN

South Asia International Economic Law Network (SAIELN) is a collaborative network of academics, practitioners and officials interested in the field of International Economic Law. SAIELN is committed to providing a platform for its members to articulate their views, brainstorm their ideas, and importantly, to nurture and develop the field of international economic law especially in the South Asia region. SAIELN’s focus is to create an environment conducive to the exchange of ideas and the promotion of scholarship in this field. At the same time, SAILEN is global in its outlook and reach, and inclusive in its membership and activities. Scholars from any part of the world are welcome to join us and contribute to our activities. SAILEN also seeks to build on and expand the activities of Society of International Law (SIEL) in promoting and enriching International Economic Law.

SAIELN's Second Biennial Conference on "The Law of the Blue Economy: International and South Asian Perspectives"

Date: 27-28 July, 2019
Venue: Bay Hall, Hotel Uday Samudra Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Past Events

Recent Developments in EU Trade Remedies Law and Practice

JUNE 26, 2019

Mr. Velmust, Founding Partner, VVGB Advocaten, Brussels, explained the nuances in the recent developments in the anti-dumping and countervailing regulations of the European Union.


The Plain Packaging Dispute at the WTO

JUNE 18, 2019

Mr. Bohanes, Senior Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law, Geneva, presented an astute summary of the issues raised and arguments advanced under the TBT and TRIPs Agreement in the Australia plain packaging dispute.


The Demise of the WTO Dispute Settlement System: Will India pay the Price for the Loss of a Common Good?

JUNE 14, 2019

Mr. Appleton, Founding Partner, Appleton Luff, Geneva, talked about how the loss of common good namely WTO's dispute settlement system will affect India and highlighted its importance in global governance.