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World Trade Law in Practice

Edited by: Marcus Gehring, Jarrod Hepbur

ISBN13: 9780954870683
ISBN: 0954870689
Published: December 2006
Publisher: Globe Law and Business
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £108.00



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In the context of growing international trade flows and frequent references in the national and international press to topical trade-related issues, this practical handbook explains how international trade law actually works in practice and how practising lawyers can use trade law to advance the cases of their clients."World Trade Law in Practice" presents international trade law in a clear, step-by-step manner, with short sections at the end of each chapter on how to find further information and explanations of key concepts and procedures. It describes the legal forums available to a country or firm with a case and how an adviser might be called upon by a firm, association or nation to use the relevant trade law. Using practical case studies, the book reviews the substantive rules covering tariffs, subsidies, dumping, services and intellectual property rights. A concluding section explains complex issues related to sustainable development and other emerging topics in a simple, clear manner.This highly accessible title, prepared by the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, will appeal to partners and associates in law firms dealing with international economic law, corporate counsel in international and national firms and institutions, and law, economics and business management students.

Subjects:
International Trade
Contents:
Preface Professor John Jackson
Section 1: Introduction A rapidly changing field - the scope of world trade law Key concepts in world trade law Participation of private parties in trade policy and negotiations
Section 2: A case in world trade law National enforcement of world trade law Private initiation of WTO disputes Participation of private parties in WTO disputes
Section 3: The practice of world trade law - important law (and remedies) to know Tariffs and trade laws on import/export Technical and sanitary standards and labels Subsidies Dumping Services IP rights
Section 4: The future of world trade law Sustainable development concerns Other emerging issues in world trade law
Conclusion
Recommended resources
About the authors
Appendices
Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organisation
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1947
General Agreement on Trade in Services
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
Dispute Settlement Understanding
Index