Stability and Rigidity : The Dispute Settlement Procedure of the WTO 1

  title={Stability and Rigidity : The Dispute Settlement Procedure of the WTO 1},
  author={B. Peter Rosendor},
  • B. Peter Rosendor
  • Published 2001
The multilateral trading system (the WTO) and most regional trade initiatives incorporate a dispute settlement procedure (DSP) as part of the broad set of agreements. The most signiÞcant perhaps is the Dispute and Appellate Panel at the WTO; NAFTA has a DSP, as will the FTAA; MERCOSUR has plans for one. Under a DSP a country may Þle a dispute if it believes that another member has violated its obligations under the treaty. The DSP produces a Þnding to which the member country is obliged to… CONTINUE READING

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