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Call for Papers - The Fifth International Conference on
International Law and Trade Conference


Date: September 19-22, 2011

Place: Nicosia, Cyprus


The Conference, organized by the International Association of IT Lawyers provides an opportunity for academics, practitioners and consultants from different backgrounds to dialogue on important issues relating to international law, trade, commerce, and information technology. We invite contributions on related topics, including but not limited to:


  • Financing and Money Laundering

  • Economics

  • WTO agreement and related matters

  • Environment, Sustainable Development and Trade

  • Foreign Investment

  • Globalization, National Identity and Free Trade

  • Transcending Cultural Barriers in Trade

  • Democracy and Trade

  • Illicit Transfers of Cultural Property

  • State Intervention in Trade

  • Tourism and Trade

  • Taxation, Business and Finance

  • Marketing law

  • Business and Finance

  • Media Law

  • Energy and gas law

  • Trade policy

  • Jurisdiction and Enforcement of Judgments


The conference committee is seeking submissions of papers for oral presentations at the conference. Submission papers are classified into 2 categories:

- Full papers:  These papers will be peer reviewed by members of the program committee and other independent reviewers (where necessary) and will be published under a non-exclusive copyright agreement in the  conference proceedings .  Previously published peer-reviewed papers will also be considered, provided the author (s) is granted license from the publisher and publication information are noted in the article.

- Short papers: Including case studies, research in progress, or industry practices, are also welcomed as a basis for oral presentation and comment. 

All accepted papers will also be published in leading international journals. 
Authors must provide about 150 words abstract. For complete papers, authors must provide about 150 word abstract and five keywords. There is a word limit of maximum page limit of 15 pages using a paper format of 16 x 23 or approximately 6500 words including references). All photos, tables and figures must be in jpg format.


For full papers submitted for peer review, identifying information should be removed. Please send in a separate Word attachment the following information: Title, Affiliation and Author's Name.  When preparing your final version of the manuscript, please ensure that you use the conference template (Click here). 


Send submissions by electronic mail in a Word document to:submit[a] or sylvia[a]



Important Dates


- Submission Deadline for Full Research Papers: August 15, 2011 EXTENDED: August 23,2011


- Submission Deadline for Abstract Presentations: September 5, 2011


- Notification of Acceptance: September 1, 2011, For papers submitted before the deadline, authors will be notified 7 days after submission.


- Final Camera-Ready (Proceedings) Version and Registration Payment: September 1, 2011