International Organizations in WTO Dispute Settlement

International Organizations in WTO Dispute Settlement : How Much Institutional Sensitivity?

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This book analyses the role of international organizations in WTO dispute settlement as arising from a number of WTO disputes. In particular, the roles of the IMF, WIPO, WCO and WHO are addressed. The use of the Vienna Convention rules of interpretation framework allows an evaluation of the weight attributed to this material by the WTO adjudicator. This allows specific conclusions to be drawn regarding the level of institutional sensitivity of the WTO adjudicator to each of the organizations. As well as being a valuable source of research, the analysis will appeal to international law scholars, civil servants and law practitioners interested in the WTO and dispute settlement.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1139848348
  • 9781139848343

About Marina Foltea

Marina Foltea is a researcher at the University of Bocconi, Milan, a senior research fellow at the World Trade Institute and a visiting lecturer for the LL.M. in intellectual property rights at the University of Turin.show more

Table of contents

1. The institutional sensitivity of the WTO adjudicator; 2. The WTO linking techniques; 3. The VCLT rules of interpretation; 4. Internal and external constraints; 5. The competence and credibility of IOs; 6. The International Monetary Fund; 7. The World Intellectual Property Organization; 8. The World Customs Organization; 9. The WHO and the Codex Alimentarius Commission.show more