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Theoretical rationales for the WTO safeguard regime.

Robert Alexander Rastorp

Theoretical rationales for the WTO safeguard regime.

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    Subjects:
  • University of Toronto. -- Faculty of Law -- Dissertations.,
  • World Trade Organization,
  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade -- (1947)

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination234 leaves.
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19512704M
    ISBN 100612954455

    in a regime under which the US loses fewer anti-dumping, countervailing and subsidy disputes at the WTO. The US has thus proposed to focus the talks firmly on ‘procedural fairness’, i.e. the transparency of trade remedy investigations (TN/RL/W/35). While agreeing on the importance of procedural fairness, some trading partners have noted.


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The Legal and Economic Analysis of the WTO/FTA System presents a collation of interdisciplinary studies covering a wide range of issues from WTO dispute settlement issues to trade remedy systems and FTA negotiations. The author applies legal as well as economic rationales and methods to analyze core issues in the world trading system and in doing so, sheds an.

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Weiler University Professor, NYU Joseph Straus Professor of Law and European Union Jean Monnet Chair, NYU School of Law AND Sungjoon Cho Assistant Professor Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology Unit XIV: Safeguard Measures.

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