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The Challenge of Safeguards in the WTO

ISBN13: 9781107071780
Published: September 2014
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £77.00
Paperback edition , ISBN13 9781107419261

Despatched in 7 to 9 days.

The Challenge of Safeguards in the WTO provides a comprehensive overview of the safeguard mechanism in the multilateral trading system. It explains at length its historical and conceptual foundations and elaborates on the various requirements for the imposition of safeguards and the conduct of safeguard investigations.

The author draws on his practical experience in order to analyse WTO case law as developed by WTO panels and the Appellate Body and to provide practical suggestions for the resolution of various complex issues which have arisen in practice. He also considers the challenges faced by companies involved in this type of case.

International Trade

Part I. Foundation of the Safeguard Mechanism:
1. History of the safeguard mechanism
2. The rationale of the safeguard mechanism

Part II. The Right to Apply a Safeguard:
3. Period of investigation and products at issue
4. Unforeseen developments and the effect of GATT obligations
5. Increase in imports
6. Serious injury
7. Causal link

Part III. Application of a Safeguard:
8. Scope of a safeguard
9. Extent of a safeguard
10. Form of a safeguard
11. Temporal application and provisional safeguards

Part IV. Procedures for the Application of Safeguards:
12. Domestic investigation
13. Multilateral proceedings

Concluding remarks.