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A History Of Law And Lawyers In The Gatt Wto

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Author: Gabrielle Marceau
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316299996
Size: 11.19 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Law
Languages : en
Pages :
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Book Description: How did a treaty that emerged in the aftermath of the Second World War, and barely survived its early years, evolve into one of the most influential organisations in international law? This unique book brings together original contributions from an unprecedented number of eminent current and former GATT and WTO staff members, including many current and former Appellate Body members, to trace the history of law and lawyers in the GATT/WTO and explore how the nature of legal work has evolved over the institution's sixty-year history. In doing so, it paints a fascinating portrait of the development of the rule of law in the multilateral trading system, and allows some of the most important personalities in GATT and WTO history to share their stories and reflect on the WTO's remarkable journey from a 'provisionally applied treaty' to an international organisation defined by its commitment to the rule of law.

Development And The Rule Of Law In The Wto

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Author: Intan Murnira Ramli
Size: 42.58 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Arbitration and award, International
Languages : en
Pages : 395
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Book Description: International economic law has been evolving toward an unprecedented degree of institutionalism and supranational legal authority, expressed through the availability of legalistic and more coercive mechanisms to develop international legal obligations enforceable upon states. This book will explore the transparency of the Dispute Settlement Mechanism (DSM) within the World Trade Organization (WTO), the level of participation of the WTO members, especially those of the developing and the least-developed countries, and the attitude of the DSM in relation to the issue of development.

Free Trade Sovereignty Democracy

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Author: Claude E. Barfield
Publisher: Aei Press
Size: 80.56 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 251
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Book Description: A penetrating look at major challenges to the World Trade Organization and the future of trade liberalization. It also shows how the WTO is moving in a direction at odds with basic democratic principles. The author closes his analysis with some policy recommendations.

The Wto And International Trade Law Dispute Settlement

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Author: Petros C. Mavroidis
Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub
Size: 16.55 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 697
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Book Description: The system of dispute resolution within the WTO and its evolution over time have attracted the attention of numerous scholars. This volume brings together a selection of papers by prominent scholars working in a range of disciplines. The collection is divided into six parts. The first addresses broad questions about the scope and function of the dispute resolution system. Part II considers the relationship between the dispute system and national authorities, while part III focuses more narrowly on the remedies for breach of legal obligations in the WTO system. Part IV examines litigation and settlement questions. Part V considers the pre-WTO environment and the role of unilateralism in the enforcement of commitments under GATT. The final section looks at broader systemic issues. This insightful volume will be an essential source of reference for students and practitioners alike. 25 articles, dating from 1992 to 2003

The Constitutionalization Of The World Trade Organization

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Author: Deborah Z. Cass
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199284634
Size: 53.38 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
Category : Business & Economics
Languages : en
Pages : 266
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Book Description: It aims to disentangle debates about the various meanings of the term 'constitution' as applied to the WTO, and to reflect on the significance of those meanings for more general international law conceptions of constitutions."--Jacket.

The Governance Of World Trade

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Author: Yi-Chong Xu
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Size: 12.17 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Political Science
Languages : en
Pages : 311
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Book Description: The Governance of World Trade focuses on the roles, influence and impacts of the so-called ‘GATT operatives’ or WTO practitioners. It is widely assumed that they have little influence on decisions and policies made, but, according to the authors, the GATT/WTO Secretariat has played an active role in promoting multilateral cooperation.

Trade And Environment In The Ec And The Wto

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Author: Jochem Wiers
Size: 21.30 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Commerce extérieur - Réglementation
Languages : en
Pages : 502
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Book Description: This study describes and compares the rules of the European Community and the World Trade Organization on the liberalization of trade in goods and measures taken by members of these organizations for the protection of the environment.