Geraldo Vidigal

About/Bio

Geraldo Vidigal is Associate Editor of EJIL:Talk!. He is a Senior Research Fellow at the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg. His research interests include international economic law, regional agreements, and international dispute resolution, with a focus on the role of international courts and tribunals in the establishment and enforcement of international obligations.

Recently Published

Trade Agreements, EU Law, and Occupied Territories (2): The General Court Judgment in Frente Polisario v Council and the Protection of Fundamental Rights Abroad

This is a follow-up to my July post on Action for Annulment Frente Polisario v Council (Case T-512/12), a case before the General Court of the European Union (GC) in which Frente Polisario – the National Liberation Movement for Western Sahara – seeks the Annulment of the EU Council decision adopting the 2010 EU-Morocco Agreement…

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EJIL:Talk! Is Now on Facebook

We are proud to announce the creation of the EJIL:Talk! Facebook page. EJIL:Talk! posts will show automatically on the timeline of those who ‘like’ our page. This new feature provides our readership with yet another platform on which to follow us – if you are on Twitter, you should already be following us…

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WTO: The First 500 Disputes and the Last 100 Disputes

Yesterday, the WTO dispute settlement system received its 500th formal request for consultations. Because members may only request a WTO panel after unsuccessful consultations, filing such a request is the first step in the initiation of WTO disputes. For this reason, the request for consultations, without being per se a contentious act, signals the willingness of the…

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