5th Asia Pacific Regional Forum Conference: Resilient Asia – Fighting Global Headwinds, IBA Asia Pacific Regional Forum

“Is rapid growth putting pressure on the rule of law in Asia Pacific and the Middle East?”, Speaker

February 17th, 2017 – Mumbai, India

Mr. Wilson’s presentation dealt with the following areas – the GSP+ Scheme (including a summary of what the scheme is and what the 27 core international conventions in the context of GSP+ are), what are compliance requirements, the history behind Sri Lanka losing the GSP+ status, the reasons for the loss, Sri Lanka’s readmission to the status and what has changed.

His presentation also discussed significant environmental cases and Sri Lankan jurisprudence and employment considerations.

Mr. Wilson shared the panel with speakers from Lexis Nexis, IDIA Charitable Trust and a lawyer from a leading firm in India.