Giorgio Sacerdoti


Giorgio Sacerdoti is an emeritus professor at Bocconi University in Milan, Italy where he has taught international law since 1986, besides having been awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in European Law in 2004. He was a member of the WTO Appellate Body from 2001 to 2009 and its chairman in 2006-2007. He is a frequent investment arbitrator at ICSID and was a member of the first trade panel in a dispute under a FTA of the EU (EU-Ukraine in 2020).

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A critical reaction to Joost Pauwelyn and Krzysztof Pelc’s “The WTO Secretariat’s ‘Open Secret’: Unpacking the Controversy”

In their EJIL:Talk! posts of August 18  and 19, in which they respond to a Reply by Armin Steinbach, Joost Pauwelyn and Krzystof Pelc heavily criticized the role of the WTO Secretariat in supporting the WTO panels. In their opinion, which is based on previous research by them published in a recent issue of…

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