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Transatlantic Economic Disputes: The EU, the US, and the WTO

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann and Mark A. Pollack


Recent transatlantic relations have been plagued by a seemingly endless series of disputes over trade and other economic and political interests. Some of these disputes have been amongst the most prominent of the WTO era: the Bananas Case, the Beef Hormones Case, and over the application of the Helms–Burton Act. This book analyzes the source of transatlantic disputes, the means employed to prevent and settle such disputes both bilaterally and through the dispute settlement mechanism of the WTO, and to identify promising areas for reform. This book begins with a survey of transatlantic governan ... More

Keywords: WTO, Bananas Case, Beef Hormones, Helms–Burton Act, regulatory disputes, case studies, dispute prevention, dispute settlement, trade liberalization

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Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780199261727
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261727.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ernst-Ulrich Petersmann, editor
European University Institute

Mark A. Pollack, editor
European University Institute

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Part I Prevention and Settlement of Transatlantic Economic Disputes: Introductory Chapters

Part II Case-studies on Transatlantic Economic Disputes

Part III Analytical Cross-sectoral Studies

19 Renegotiation in Transatlantic Trade Disputes


Part IV Preventing and Settling Transatlantic Economic Disputes: Policy Recommendations

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