Associate Professor, University of Geneva
Senior Counselor, Legal Affairs Division, World Trade Organization

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Biography

One of the top lawyers at the WTO, Gabrielle Marceau, born in 1960, Associate Professor at Geneva University Law School, also is a prolific scholar, with two books and over 50 articles and essays in the fields of WTO law and international economic law, including the revered Antidumping and Antitrust Issues in Free-Trade Areas, published with Oxford University Press and reprinted three times so far. She was one of the four Counsellors to the Cabinet of Pascal Lamy, Director-General of the WTO, from 2005 to 2009, and is now back as a senior counsellor in the Legal Affairs Division of the WTO, where she worked for ten years before joining the Office of the previous DG.

Gabrielle Marceau is Associate Professor at the University of Geneva and has also taught in multiple institutions including WTI, University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne), Monash Law School and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. President of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL) and a member of several working groups of the International Law Association, Professor Marceau holds a Ph.D. from University of London, an LL.M. from the London School of Economics and LL.B. from the University of Sherbrooke. Her career profile has been the subject of an extensive presentation in the journal International Law FORUM du droit international.

Selected publications:

"Practice, practices and ways of doing things in the World Trade Organization (WTO) Law, in International Law and Litigation: A Look into Procedure, Baden-Baden: Nomos & Hart Publishing, H. Ruiz Fabri (Ed.), Series “Studies of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law”, 2018 (with Clément Marquet) (Forthcoming)

"WTO Law on export restrictions" in Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development: International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, Matsushita, Mitsuo and Schoenbaum, Thomas,( Eds.), Springer, 2016, p.99.

The History of Law and Lawyers in the GATT/WTO: The Development of the Rule of Law in the Multilateral Trading System, Cambridge (2015) ISBN 978-1-107-08523-7.

"A Map of the World Trade Organization Law of Domestic Regulation of Goods: The Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement, the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures Agreement, and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade" in JWT 48, no. 2 (2014): 351–432. (with Joel P. Trachtman).

"The contribution of WTO rules and jurisprudence to the evolution of other international dispute settlement mechanisms: A Lighthouse in the Storm of Fragmentation", 47:3 JWT, June 2013, p. 481 (with Vladyslav Lanovoy and Arnaud Arnau Izaguerri Vila).

"Transparency and Public Participation in the WTO: A Report Card on WTO Transparency Mechanisms", in Special issue on WTO Dispute Settlement, 4(1) Trade L. & Dev. (2012) (with Mikella Hurley), p. 19-44.

"Dispute Settlement Regimes Intermingled: Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO", in Journal of International Dispute Settlement (2010) 1: 67-95 (with Julian Wyatt)

Balance and Coherence by the WTO Appellate Body: Who Could Do Better?, in The WTO at 10: The Role of the Dispute Settlement System, G. Sacerdoti, A. Yanovich and J. Bohanes (ed.), Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2006, pp. 326-347.

The WTO Dispute Settlement and Human Rights, 13 European Journal of International Law 75 (2002).

"De quelques problèmes juridiques, techniques et politiques de l'accession des pays arabes à l'OMC" in "L'adhésion du Liban et des à l'Organisation Mondiale du Commerce (OMC), Opportunités et problèmes juridiques et économiques", Colloque de Beyrouth 11 -12 mai 2001, CEDROMA-CEDREC (Université Saint-Joseph), p. 323-352, Editions Bruylant 2004 (avec Mohamed Limem).

Antidumping and Antitrust Issues in Free-Trade Areas, Oxford: Oxford University Press, Clarendon Press Collection, 1994, The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1995, 725 pages.

Nationality

Canada

Working languages

English
French

Areas of Expertise

WTO Law
International Economic Law
Regional Trade Agreements
International Dispute Settlement

Associate Professor, University of Geneva
Senior Counselor, Legal Affairs Division, World Trade Organization

Contact

gabrielle.marceau@wto.org
+41-22-739-5519

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