Resolution of Trade Disputes (WTO and FTAs) and Trade Remedies

Semestre Semestre 2
Crédits ECTS 5

Objectifs

Knowledge about the various situations of trade disputes and understanding of the WTO's procedure and some Free Trade Agreements disputes settlement mechanisms for resolving the said disputes.

Contenu

Presentation of the importance of dispute settlement mechanism for ensuring a smooth trade flow and for providing legal certainty in the global economy. Study of the sources of disputes (violation of trade agreements). The Dispute Settlement Body of the WTO and the procedure applicable (including appeals) will be the major part of the course. The dispute settlement mechanisms of major regional/preferential trade agreements will also be addressed. Their impact on enforcement of trade rules and agreements will be examined as well.

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