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Invitation to Participate in Research Projects of Committee on Trade Laws and WTO of ICAI
The Committee on Trade Laws and WTO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India intends to undertake studies/research projects in various fields and on issues of relevance to International Trade Laws and WTO in the following fields. The basic objective of these studies/research projects is to provide guidance to the Chartered Accountants in practice and in service and others concerned.
  • Study on International Commercial Arbitration

  • Study on Cross-border Acquisitions & Mergers

  • Study on Benefits of Preferential Trade Agreements

In pursuance of its goals, the Committee on Trade Laws and WTO is presently looking for experts having experience in the relevant areas for preparing the drafts of the research projects and invites the members of the Institute to participate in the research projects in the above fields.
Should you like to be associated with any of the above research projects, you may kindly write (with complete bio-data including experience in the relevant area and a synopsis of the project/area wherein you wish to contribute highlighting core aspects proposed to be covered) to Secretary, Committee on Trade Laws and WTO, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Post Box No. 7100, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi - 110 002 or by e-mail at The application should also indicate the time frame to complete the project, along with the estimated expenditure and expected honorarium for this purpose.
Reimbursement of incidental expenses upto Rs. 6,000/- (Rs. Six Thousand only) and/or payment of honorarium ranging from Rs. 12,000/- (Rs. Twelve Thousand only) to Rs. 24,000/- (Rs. Twenty Four Thousand only) will be fixed keeping in view the nature of the research project, extent of research, size of draft (including reproduced pages) and the qualifications and experience of the person concerned. A Researcher is expected to commit specific working hours per day/per week for the research project allotted to him. Consistently good academic record, aptitude for research and good written communication ability would be the relevant factors in selection. The Institute will be the sole owner of the copyright on the publication on the subject. The name of the author would, however, be prominently displayed in the publication. The payment/reimbursement will be made only upon the approval of the final draft by the Committee.
Secretary, Committee on Trade Laws and WTO

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