Legal Advisory and Representation at the Appellate Body in the Dispute: India – Measures Concerning the Importation of Certain Agricultural Products, WT/DS430/AB/R

Professor James Nedumpara was officially empaneled by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India to partner with Luthra and Luthra Law Offices in New Delhi to represent India at the Appellate Body stage at the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland. This dispute represented the first Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures–related dispute against a developing country at the WTO and was therefore a significant dispute in terms of furthering the WTO jurisprudence on key issues. CITEL’s student members were assigned research activities to support the finalization of submissions.