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International Adjudication on TrialThe Effectiveness of the WTO Dispute Settlement System$
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Sivan Shlomo Agon

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198788966

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198788966.001.0001

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Conclusions to Part II

Conclusions to Part II

An Analytical Overview of Linkage Disputes

(p.161) Conclusions to Part II
International Adjudication on Trial

Sivan Shlomo Agon

Oxford University Press

When asked what, if anything, distinguishes US-Clove Cigarettes from other disputes filed with the World Trade Organization (WTO) Dispute Settlement System (DSS), an Appellate Body (AB) Secretariat staff member replied: ‘A number of things and nothing at the same time’.1 This answer aptly captures the story of trade-and disputes and the DSS’s goal-attainment patterns in such cases, as revealed in this second part of the book. On the one hand, as in all WTO disputes, the DSS appears to be engaged in this class of cases in the routine legal exercise of law application and interpretation while pursuing its multiple goals, including rule-compliance and dispute resolution. On the other hand, as a WTO practitioner remarked when discussing the ‘interpretative exercise’ carried out by the DSS in trade-and disputes:...

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