Dennis Ndonga  from Murdoch University in Perth Australia.
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    Dr Dennis Ndonga
    LL.B (Hon.) (C.U.E.A); LL.M (Commercial Law), PhD (Monash)

    Senior Lecturer

    About me

    Dr Dennis Ndonga  is a Senior Lecturer at Murdoch University Law School. He completed his PhD at Monash University, Australia, where his thesis looked at the implementation of Single Window systems as a trade facilitation tool.

    His research interests lie in the areas of international trade law, Customs issues and international economic law. Over the years Dennis has worked with international institutions including the World Customs Organization (WCO), the WCO East and Southern Africa Regional Office for Capacity Building as well as several international Customs and Revenue training institutes. He is currently a member of the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU) and the Society of International Economic Law

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    Teaching area

    Dr. Dennis Ndonga is presently teaching:

    • Trusts
    • Foundations of Business Law

    Research areas

    Dr. Dennis Ndonga’s main area of interest include International Trade Law, E-commerce Law and International Economic Law.

    Awards and grants

    • 2020 – ABLSS Learning and Teaching Recognition
    • 2019 – ABLSS Learning and Teaching Award
    • 2014 – The Australia-Africa Universities Network – Partnership Research and development Fund 2014 of $10,000, for the study titled: A Study of the Experiences of Ghana, Kenya and Mauritius with Special Economic Zone (SEZ): Imperatives of Law and Economics. Received together with Laryea E., Nyamori B., Appiagyei-Atua K., Seetanah B. and Sannassee R.

     

    Events and speaking engagements

    • Guest Lecturer, Kenya School of Revenue Administration, Nairobi Campus, Kenya on 29 January 2019.
    • Researcher and Guest Lecturer, Shanghai Customs College, Shanghai, China on 20 – 27 September 2018.
    • Guest Lecturer, Kenya School of Revenue Administration, Nairobi Campus, Kenya on 27 November 2017.
    • Research Panel Member and Supervisor for the 2ndRegional Research Conference, World Customs Organization, East and Southern Africa, Regional Office for Capacity Building (WCO ESA ROCB), Nairobi, Kenya. 23-24 November 2017.
    • Researcher andGuest Lecturer, Shanghai Customs College, Shanghai, China on 13 – 18 September 2017.
    • Guest Lecture, Kenya School of Revenue Administration, Mombasa Campus, Kenya on 14 December 2016.
    • Guest Lecture, School of Law, University of Nairobi, Parklands Campus, Kenya on 18 January 2016. Lecture part of the AAUN research grant.

    Professional and community service

    • Scientific Board Member for the 12th Annual WCO PICARD Conference, Tunis, Tunisia (2017).
    • Scientific Board Member for the 11th WCO Conference on Partnership in Customs Academic Research and Development [PICARD], Manila, Philippines (2016).
    • Consultant, Australia National University (ANU) Enterprise Pty Ltd (2013).

    Publications

    Books

    • Ndonga, D., (2015),Single Windows and Trade Facilitation: A Tool for Development,Wolters Kluwer.

    Journals

    • Ndonga, D., Laryea, E., Chaponda, M., (2020), Assessing the Potential Impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area on Least Developed Countries: A Case Study of Malawi, Journal of Southern African Studies, 46, 4, .
    • Laryea, E., Ndonga, D., Nyamori, B., (2020), Kenya's Experience with Special Economic Zones: Legal and Policy Imperatives, African Journal of International and Comparative Law, 28, 2, .
    • Ndonga, D., Movassagh Riegler, A., (2019), Source-Based Taxation of E-commerce Income: A study of the Unresolved Issues, Journal of Business Law, 2019, 6, pages 459 - 480.
    • Ndonga, D., (2017), Addressing the Challenges Facing the use of E-signatures within the ASEAN Single Window, Global Trade and Customs Journal, 12, 5, pages 184 - 189.

    Books

    • Ndonga D., Liza L., Mupanduki N. (eds.), Impact and Implications of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in East and Southern Africa (2018) WCO ESA ROCB, Nairobi.
    • Ndonga D., Single Windows and Trade Facilitation (2015) Kluwer Law International, The Netherlands.

    Journal Articles

    • Ndonga D. and Laryea E., ‘Designing Preferential Rules of Origin for the AfCFTA: Addressing Pre-existing Challenges at the Regional Level’ (2021) 29 African Journal of International and Comparative Law (Accepted/ In press).
    • Ndonga D. and Riegler A., ‘Structuring the AfCFTA’s Rules of Origin to Promote Competitive Distribution of Investment in Africa: Lessons from SADC’ (2021) Transnational Dispute Management (Accepted/ In press).
    • Ndonga D., Chihaka C., and Fielder A., ‘Integration of Gender Practices and Promotion Diversity in Customs and Trade: The Case of East and Southern Africa’ (2021) 15 (1) World Customs Journal 77-92.
    • Ndonga D., Laryea E., and Chaponda M., ‘Assessing the Potential Impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area on Least Developed Countries’ (2020) 46(4) Journal of Southern African Studies 773-792.
    • Laryea E., Ndonga D.,  and Nyamori B., ‘Kenya’s Experience with Special Economic Zones: Legal and Policy Imperatives’ (2020) 28(2) African Journal of International and Comparative Law 171-194.
    • Ndonga D. and Riegler A., ‘Source-Based Taxation of E-commerce Income: A Study of the Unresolved Issues’ (2019) (6) Journal of Business Law 459 – 480.
    • Ndonga D.’International Taxation of E-commerce Business Income’ (2019) The International Tax Journal.
    • Ndonga D., ‘Addressing the Challenges Facing the use of E-signatures within the ASEAN Single Window’ (2017) 12 (5) Global Trade and Customs Journal 184 – 189.
    • Ndonga D., ‘Managing the Risk of Corruption in Customs Through Single Window Systems’ (2013) 7 (2) World Customs Journal 23-37.
    • Ndonga D., ‘Increasing Africa’s Share of Vertical Investments through Single Window Systems’ (2013) 6 (2) Law and Development Review 181-215.
    • Ndonga D., ‘E-commerce in Africa: Challenges and Solutions’ (2013) 5(3) African Journal of Legal Studies 243-268.

    Industry Papers

    • Ndonga D., (2015) ‘New Book Provides Insight into the Economic Benefits of Implementing a Single Window System’, WCO News (Brussels), No. 78 October: 4 – 5 .
    • Ndonga D., (2014) ‘Promoting Single Windows as a Tool for Development’, WCO News (Brussels), No. 73 February: 38-40.
    Conference Papers
    • Ndonga D., (2018) ‘Leveraging Diaspora Skills and Resources in Promoting Economic Development in Africa’, paper presented at the Africa, Skills, Trade & Investment Conference.
    • Ndonga D., (2017) ‘Tips for Current and Future Customs Researchers’ paper presented at the 2nd WCO ESA Regional Research Conference.
    • Ndonga D., (2014) ‘Source-based Taxation of E-commerce Income: Issues for Debate’, paper presented at the 9th WCO PICARD Conference.
    • Ndonga D., (2013) ‘Re-designing Africa’s Customs for Trade and Investment’, paper presented at the 2nd African International Economic Law Network Regional Conference.
    • Ndonga D., (2012) ‘Managing the Risk of Customs Corruption Through Single Window Systems’, paper presented at the 7th WCO PICARD Conference.