Renato Antonini

Conference on Trade Defense Instruments

Institute for European Studies
Pleinlaan 5
1050 Brussels

9:40 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.

This conference will focus on tackling issues involving trade defense, which have become more and more prominent on the political agenda of Europe. Such issues include:

  • How to deal with China’s claim to be a market economy
  • How to make the European Union’s trade defense instruments more efficient, so parties can react quickly while respecting due process rights of all interested parties
  • How to take into account the WTO dimension in EU cases

Jones Day partner Renato Antonini will speak and elaborate on court judgments of important EU cases. Key topics include:

  • Court judgments
  • Significant distortions methodology
  • Trade defense instrument ("TDI") modernization
  • WTO TDI Reports
  • EU TDI

Other speakers include: Prof. Kalimo, IES; Karel De Gucht, President, IES; Frank Hoffmeister, COM Trade; Ines Van Lierde, AEGIS; Karl Tachelet, Eurofer; Carolina Cumbo Nacheli, COM Trade; Ariane Demeneix, COM LS; Nicolaj Kuplewatzky, COM LS; Gustavo Luengo, COM LS; Natascha Mifsud, COM Trade; and others.


Registration for this event is required. To register, visit the Institute for European Studies event website. The conference agenda can be found on the IES website

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