WTO Law and Developing Countriesby George A. Bermann
Pub. Date: 08/18/2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Examining developing countries within the WTO, it's easy to see there is a disconnect between what was expected from the WTO and what is actually being done for the developing countries. This book examines the different aspects of law within the WTO and how the developing countries are reacting to the Doha Developmental round, which took place after the September
Examining developing countries within the WTO, it's easy to see there is a disconnect between what was expected from the WTO and what is actually being done for the developing countries. This book examines the different aspects of law within the WTO and how the developing countries are reacting to the Doha Developmental round, which took place after the September 11th attacks. This book also examines the differences between what the developing countries require and what they expect from the WTO which is not homogenous.
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Table of Contents
Introduction Petros Mavroidis and George Bermann; 1. The legal status of special and differential treatment provisions under WTO agreements Edwini Kessie; 2. Trade preferences to small developing countries Nuno Limao and Marcela Olarreaga; 3. China in the WTO 2006: 'Law and its limitations in the context of TRIPS' Frederick M. Abbott; 4. Developing countries in the WTO service negotiations: doing enough? Juan A. Marchetti; Comment on Marchetti Kal Raustiala; 5. Developing countries and the protection of intellectual property rights: current issues in the WTO Jayashree Watal; 6. Participation of developing countries in the WTO - new evidence based on the 2003 official records Hakan Nordstrom; Comment on Nordstrom Jeffrey Dunoff; 7. Developing countries and GATT/WTO dispute settlement Marc Busch and Eric Reinhardt; 8. Representing developing countries in WTO dispute settlement proceedings Niall Meagher; Comment on Meagher Chad P. Bown; 9. Compensation and retaliation: a developing country's perspective Mateo Diego-Fernandez; 10. A preference for development: the law and economics of GSP Gene Grossman and Alan Sykes; Comments on Grossman and Sykes: Joel Trachtman, Jeffrey Dunoff and Jeffrey Kenner; 11. The GSP fallacy: a critique of the appellate body's ruling in the GSP case on legal, economic, and political/systemic grounds Anastasios Tomazos; 12. Is the WTO doing enough for developing countries? Patrick Low; Comment on Low Wilfred J. Ethier.
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