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Name: Ravindran Rajesh Babu
Position: Associate Professor
Academic Group: Public Policy and Management
Phone No.: +91-33-24678300 X: 764
Email: rajeshbabu@iimcal.ac.in
Academic Background:

Global Scholar-in-Residence, Graduate Institute Geneva (IHEID), Switzerland Ph.D., Jawaharlal Nehru University (J.N.U.), New Delhi. M.Phil. in International Law, Jawaharlal Nehru University (J.N.U.), New Delhi. LL.M. in Comparative Constitutional Law and Consumer Laws, Cochin University (C.U.S.A.T.), Kochi. LL.B., Pondicherry University, Pondicherry

Courses Taught:

Law and Public Policy I and II: Judiciary, Judicial Techniques, Judicial Process and Judicial Policy Making Indian Legal System WTO Law and Policy Theory and Realities of Public Policy I


Global Scholar (2011), Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID) Geneva

Consulting Interests:

Legal and Regulatory Framework: India and International; WTO law and policy, IPR, Property law, dispute settlement

Work Experience:

Assistant Professor, IIM Calcutta Senior Legal Officer, Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization, New Delhi; Advocate, High Court of Kerala and attached to the Advocate-General of Kerala’s Chamber

Current Projects:

Credit Rating Agencies' Liability Sales and Marketing Laws India and the Multilateral Trading System Judicial management

Journal Publications:

IIMs and Reservations, Economic and Political Weekly (2016) (with Manish Thakur) European Data Protection Laws: Learnings and Implications for Indian Business, 1(1) Journal of Data Protection and Privacy (2016) (with Suren Sista). State Responsibility for Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing and Sustainable Fisheries in the EEZ: Some Reflections on the ITLOS Advisory Opinion of 2015, 55 (2) Indian Journal of International Law (2015) Nuclear Energy Law and Decision Making in India, Editorial Article, Journal of Risk Research vol. 7(1) 2014 (with MP Ram Mohan) (Taylor & Francis, UK) India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement: Ramifications for India, Asian Journal of WTO and International Health Law, vol. 8(2), 2013, pp. 453-473 "Constitutional Right to Property in Changing Times: The Indian Experience". Vienna Journal on International Constitutional Law, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 213-247, 2012. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2145845 “Cause and effect of ‘differentiation’ among developing countries in the WTO”, International Journal of Private Law Vol. 4 (3), 2011. “Interpretation of the WTO Agreements, Democratic Legitimacy and the Developing Nations” Indian Journal of International Law, vol. 50, no. 1, 2010. “Understanding the Role of International Law in the WTO Law”, Indian Yearbook of International Law and Policy vol. 1, no.1, 2009. Foreign State Immunity in Contracts of Employment with Particular Reference to Indian State Practice” Journal of Indian Law Institute, vol. 49, no. 4, 2007. “International Commercial Arbitration and the Developing Countries”, AALCO Quarterly Bulletin, vol.2, no. 4, 2006. ‘The United Nations Convention Against Corruption: A Critical Overview’ 2006, Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=891898 “Review of the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding: Progress and Prospects”, AALCO Quarterly Bulletin, vol.1, no. 2-3, 2005. “IMF Conditionality: A Perspective”, Cochin University Law Review 2001.

Research Interests:

WTO Law, public international law, international adjudication, trade and environment linkages, IPRs/TRIPS, constitutional law, investment laws and arbitration.