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The WTO at Ten

The Contribution of the Dispute Settlement System

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Edited by Giorgio Sacerdoti (World Trade Organization), Alan Yanovich (World Trade Organization),Jan Bohanes (World Trade Organization)

Bringing together articles by some of the leading policy-makers, including previous WTO Director-Generals, practitioners, scholars of international trade law, government officials, international civil servants, members of the WTO Appellate Body, and judges from a number of international tribunals, this volume assesses the first ten years of the World Trade Organization. It examines: the relationship and balance between political governance and dispute settlement; the functioning of the dispute settlement procedures and various reform proposals; the contribution of the Appellate Body to the development of international trade law; and treaty interpretation in a number of international dispute settlement for such as the WTO, the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Justice, and the Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. The book has its origins in a series of events commemorating the tenth anniversary of the creation of the Appellate Body.

Published July 2006 | 576 pages | 228 x 152 mm | Weight: 1.024 kg
Only available in English


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Net price : 140.00 CHF

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Also available through the co-publisher (Cambridge University Press)