The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials

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Cambridge University Press, 27.07.2017
Retaining the signature clarity and depth that made it an instant classic, this new fourth edition of The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization examines both the institutional and substantive law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Fully updated to incorporate all new developments in the WTO's body of case law, this market-leading text offers readers a clear introduction to the basic principles of the multilateral trading system and a detailed examination of the law of the WTO. With integrated questions and assignments which allow readers to easily assess and reinforce their understanding and develop their analytical skills, The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization is essential reading for all WTO law students and practitioners. Suitable for postgraduate and advanced undergraduate students, this classic text is also the ideal resource for practitioners, diplomats and policymakers looking for an introduction to the law of the WTO.
 

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Inhalt

The Law of the WTO
33
CONTENTS
38
Sources of WTO Law
43
WTO Law in Context
65
Benefit of All? 29 5 2 WTO Law and National Law
69
Summary
77
DecisionMaking in the WTO
145
Other Issues
156
Further Readings 476
695
Dumping
696
Determination of Dumping
703
Determination of Injury to the Domestic Industry
720
Demonstration of a Causal Link
733
AntiDumping Measures
749
Institutional and Procedural Provisions of
759
Summary
765

3
164
Access to the WTO Dispute Settlement System
179
Key Features of WTO Dispute Settlement
185
Institutions of WTO Dispute Settlement
209
Process of WTO Dispute Settlement
246
4
305
MostFavouredNation Treatment under the GATS
325
Obligation under the GATS
338
Like Products
351
National Treatment under the GATS
399
Tariff Barriers
417
8
450
Customs Duties and Other
470
7
479
Market Access Barriers to Trade in Services
517
Other Barriers to Trade in Services
534
Summary
540
General and Security Exceptions
544
9
630
Safeguard Measures under other WTO Agreements
655
10
671
6
684
12
770
Subsidies Covered by the SCM Agreement
775
Government or a Public Body
783
Requirement of Specificity
794
Prohibited Subsidies
802
Prohibited Subsidies
807
Actionable Subsidies
811
Countervailing
846
Countermeasures
864
Agricultural Subsidies under the Agreement on Agriculture
867
Technical Barriers to Trade
883
Substantive Provisions of the TBT Agreement
899
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
935
Substantive Provisions of the SPS Agreement
944
Institutional and Procedural Provisions of
983
Summary
990
Scope of Application of the TRIPS Agreement
998
Substantive Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
1013
Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
1042
Institutional and Procedural Provisions of the TRIPS Agreement
1048
Summary
1054
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Peter Van den Bossche is Member of the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization since 2009 and served as its Chair in 2015. He is Director of Studies and Professor of International Economic Law at the World Trade Institute of the Universitt Bern, Switzerland. He is a visiting Professor at the Collge d'Europe, Belgium; Universiteit Maastricht, Netherlands; the Universitat de Barcelona and the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. From 1997 to 2001, he was counsellor at the Appellate Body Secretariat, and in 2001 served as Acting Director of the Secretariat. In the early 1990s, he worked as rfrendaire at the European Court of Justice. He studied law at the Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium (Lic. jur.), the University of Michigan (LL.M.) and the European University Institute, Florence (Ph.D.).

Werner Zdouc has been Director of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body Secretariat since 2006. He obtained a law degree from Karl-Franzens-Universitt Graz, Austria and then went on to earn an LL.M. from the University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from Universitt St. Gallen, Switzerland. Dr Zdouc joined the WTO Legal Affairs Division in 1995 and the Appellate Body Secretariat in 2001. From 20089 he chaired the WTO Joint Advisory Committee to the Director-General. He has been a lecturer and visiting Professor at Wirtschaftsuniversitt Wien, Vienna, the Universitt St. Gallen, Switzerland, Universitt Zrich, Universitat de Barcelona, The University of Seoul, Shanghai University and at the Institut de hautes tudes internationales et du dveloppement, Geneva. From 1987 to 1989, he worked for governmental and non-governmental development aid organizations in Austria and Latin America.

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