Jan Yves Remy

About/Bio

Dr. Jan Yves Remy holds a Ph.D. in International Law (summa cum laude) from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Geneva, Switzerland), an LL.M (Hons) in Commercial and International Law from the University of Cambridge (UK) and an LL.B. (Hons) from the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus (Barbados). She currently serves as Deputy Director of the Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services (SRC) at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados where, in addition to advocating and conducting research on issues of international trade relevant to the Caribbean region, she teaches trade law, regional integration and e-commerce in the SRC’s flagship Masters in International Trade Policy Programme. Her doctoral thesis focused on the role of the Caribbean Court of Justice in promoting Caribbean regional integration. She is also the WTO Chair for the University of the West Indies. Prior to joining the SRC, Jan Yves worked for five years as a Senior Trade Associate at the offices of Sidley Austin LLP in Geneva and Washington D.C. In the previous six years, Jan Yves served as a Legal Officer at the Appellate Body Secretariat of the WTO, where she assisted Members of the Appellate Body in their disposition of appeals in trade disputes.

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The Application of the Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts in the WTO Regime

In this short post, I consider the unique application of the International Law Commission’s Articles on the Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts (ARSIWA) to the special regime of the World Trade Organization, an organization that has had a variable relationship with international law over the years. Consistent with Article 55 of ARSIWA which privileges “special…

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