Law and Policy in International Business

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 2, Winter

Bad Lawyering or Ulterior Motive? Why the United States Lost the Film Case before the WTO Dispute Settlement Panel
I. INTRODUCTION In order to convince countries such as the United States to forgo unilateral response measures to violations of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT),(1) the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement Understanding...
China's Stock Markets and the World Trade Organization
I. INTRODUCTION The People's Republic of China's (PRC or China) bid to join the World Trade Organization (WTO) will fundamentally impact the world economy and will critically affect China's developing stock market. Although much attention has been...
Foreword
Recent developments in international trade law present a rare educational opportunity for law students. The acceptance of the World Trade Organization (WTO) by Member governments, the international community, and, to a lesser extent, parties with interests...
NMEs: A Love Story - Nonmarket and Market Economy Status under U.S. Antidumping Law
I. INTRODUCTION Under U.S. antidumping law, the approach of the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) to nonmarket economies (NMEs) in transition has been much criticized as a work in progress with few clear operating standards. With only minimal guidance...
Participation by Private Counsel in World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement Proceedings
I. INTRODUCTION The threshold question to ask in examining the role of private counsel in the WTO dispute settlement procedures is whether private counsel can have a role. The first section of this Note addresses whether WTO member governments can...
True Appellate Procedure or Only a Two-Stage Process? A Comparative View of the Appellate Body under the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding
A COMPARATIVE VIEW OF THE APPELLATE BODY UNDER THE WTO DISPUTE SETTLEMENT UNDERSTANDING I. INTRODUCTION One of the most striking features of the current World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement system is the Appellate Body. For the first...
When "Cultural Identity Was Not at Issue": Thinking about Canada - Certain Measures concerning Periodicals
I. INTRODUCTION: THE DEFICIENCY OF EFFICIENCY In 1387, an English princess, Philippa of Lancaster, married the Portuguese king, Joao I, to cement an Anglo-Portuguese alliance that was to last for more than 500 years.(1) The alliance had important...