Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
xxxiv, 604 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
International economic law series (Oxford, England)
Formatted Contents Note
I. Framework issues Economic analysis of regional trade agreements The political economy of regional trade agreements Constitutional functions of the WTO and regional trade agreements II. WTO regulation of regional trade agreements Regional trade agreements and domestic regulation: what reach for 'other restrictive regulations of commerce'? Mandatory abolition of anti-dumping, countervailing duties and safeguards in customs unions and free trade areas constituted between WTO members: revisiting a long-standing discussion in light of the appellate body's Turkey-Textiles ruling Do rules of origin in free trade agreements comply with Article XXIV GATT? III. WTO-plus issues in regional trade agreements Services liberalization in regional trade agreements: lessons for GATS 'unfinished business'? International agreements covering foreign investment in services: patterns and linkages TRIPS-plus provisions in FTAs: recent trends Competition law and regional trade agreements: an overview Is mutual recognition an alternative to harmonization? Lessons on trade and tolerance of diversity from the EU The WTO and regional trade agreements as competing fora for constitutional reforms: trade and human rights Sustainable-development in regional trade agreements IV. Dispute settlement in regional trade agreements Dispute settlement in the WTO and RTAs: a comment NAFTA dispute settlement: creative experiment or confusion? Dispute settlement in European Union free trade agreements: lessons learned? Dispute settlement in bilateral trade agreements: the EFTA experience Dispute settlement in the proposed East Asia Free Trade Agreement: lessons learned from the ASEAN, the NAFTA, and the EU V. Interfaces between the WTO and regional trade agreements The EU and its member states in the WTO-Issues of responsibility Overlaps and conflicts of jurisdiction between the World Trade Organization and regional trade agreements Applicability of WTO law in regional trade agreements: identifying the links What role is there for regional international law in the interpretation of the WTO agreements?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -597) and index.