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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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WTO Dispute Settlement at Twenty: Insiders' Reflections on India's Participation

Edited by: Abhijit Das, James J. Nedumpara

ISBN13: 9789811005985
Published: March 2016
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Singapore
Format: Hardback
Price: £130.50

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This book focuses on India's participation in the WTO dispute settlement system, at a time when India has emerged as one of the most successful and prominent users of WTO dispute settlement among the developing countries. It offers a unique collection of perspectives from insiders - legal practitioners, policymakers, industry representatives and academics - on India's participation in the system since its creation in 1995.

Presenting in-depth analyses of substantive issues, the book shares rare insights into the jurisprudential significance, political economy contexts and capacity-building challenges faced by India. It closely examines India's approach in effectively participating in the WTO's dispute settlement mechanism including the framing of litigation strategies, developing legal and stakeholder infrastructure, implementing dispute settlement decisions, and the impacts of the findings of the WTO panels / Appellate Body on domestic policymaking and India's long-term trade interests. In addition to discussing the key "classic" jurisprudential issues, the book also explores domestic regulatory and policy issues, complemented by selected case studies.

International Trade, Other Jurisdictions , India
Chapter 1. Introduction (by Editors)
Chapter 2. India's Trade Disputes: Implications for Public Policy (by Rajeev Kher)
Chapter 3. WTO and its Dispute Settlement Mechanism (by V.S. Seshadri)
Chapter 4. India's Initial WTO Disputes - An Analysis in Retrospect (by Scott D. Andersen, Deepak Raju)
Chapter 5. One Too Many: Significant Contributions of India to the WTO Dispute Settlement Jurisprudence (by Abhijit Das, Jayant Raghu Ram)
Chapter 6. The US - Shrimp Appeal: 20 Years On (by Arthur E. Appleton)
Chapter 7. Recollections and Reflections of a Stakeholder in WTO Disputes (by Siddhartha Rajagopal)
Chapter 8. An overview of WT/DS141: EC - Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Cotton-Type Bed Linen from India (Folkert Graafsma, Siddartha Rajagopal)
Chapter 9. WTO Dispute on EC-Tariff Preferences: Systemic Implications (by Atul Kaushik)
Chapter 10. India - Additional Import Duties: Tax Reforms via WTO (by Jayant Dasgupta)
Chapter 11. Turkey's Safeguard Measures on Cotton Yarn: Resolution by Consultations (by Mukesh Bhatnagar)
Chapter 12. India- Agricultural Products: Defending India's First SPS Dispute (James J. Nedumpara, Ashish Chandra, Garima S. Deepak)
Chapter 13. US- Carbon Steel (India): A Major Leap in Trade Remedy Jurisprudence (by Adarsh Ramanujan, Atul Sharma, S. Seetharaman)
Chapter 14. Conclusion (by Editors).