Search for dissertations about: "WTO law"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 swedish dissertations containing the words WTO law.

  1. 1. A ‘More Economic Approach’ to WTO Law’s Relevant Market Definition, Trade Harm, and Quantification of Trade Effects and Countermeasures : A Normative Law and Economics Comparison with EU Competition Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Marios C. Iacovides; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; EU competition law; WTO law; public international law; antitrust; merger appraisal; dispute settlement; world trade; law and economics; comparative law; effects-based approach; theories of harm; definition of the relevant market; damages; fines; quantification; discrimination; less favourable treatment; national treatment; MFN treatment; GATT; GATS; TBT Agreement; SPS Agreement; SCM Agreement; Anti-Dumping Agreement; subsidies; anti-dumping; countervailing duties; Europarätt; European Integration Law; Public International Law; Folkrätt; Civil Law; Civilrätt;

    Abstract : Having recently registered the 500th dispute at its docket, the WTO dispute settlement system is as prolific and relevant as ever. By almost any measure, it is a great success; it has contributed to bolstering the WTO’s legitimacy, increased the judicialisation of WTO Members’ trade relations, and promoted the scientification of public international law. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trade Liberalisation, Health Protection, and the Burden of Proof in WTO Law

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Joachim Åhman; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; burden of proof; trade liberalisation; health protection; WTO; SPS Agreement; GATT 1994; scientific evidence; risk;

    Abstract : When a Member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopts a measure which it considers is necessary to protect against a health risk, but which constitutes a barrier to international trade in goods, there is a conflict of interests. If the measure is removed, the health protection interest is affected negatively. READ MORE

  3. 3. Interaction and Delimitation of International Legal Orders

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Maria Fogdestam Agius; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Fragmentation of international law; self-contained regimes; international legal orders; international courts and tribunals; regime interaction; WTO law; EU law; law of the sea; environmental law; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation concerns developments in international law which are occurring as a result of a coexistence of different regimes for adjudication.  It traces the processes through which a treaty regime may develop into an autonomous legal order and considers the formation of relationships between international tribunals operating in regime contexts that embed certain values, political ideals and structural biases. READ MORE

  4. 4. The emergence of routine enforcement of international investment law : Effects on investment protection and development

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Law, Uppsala University

    Author : Love Rönnelid; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Investment law; enforcement; foreign direct investment FDI ; power; investment insurance; bilateral investment treaties BITs ; World Trade Organisation WTO ; Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency MIGA ; International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ICSID ; development; developmental state; regulatory space; development strategies; law and development; New York Convention; Aron Broches; Ibrahim Shihata; Wilhelm Röpke; Friedrich Hayek; rule of law; good governance; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores how the enforcement of international investment law became so powerful. It does so by tracing the different legal developments that have enabled the strength of the present regime. In this respect, the two aims of providing investment protection and that of fostering economic development are examined. READ MORE

  5. 5. Competition Law in Technology Transfer under the TRIPS Agreement - Implications for Developing Countries

    University dissertation from Faculty of Law, Lund university

    Author : Tu Nguyen; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anti-competitive practices; competition law; compulsory licensing; developed countries; developing countries; excessive pricing; innovation; IPRs; IPR abuse; patent-antitrust-contract prism; refusal to license; technology transfer; TRIPS Agreement; WTO.;

    Abstract : The TRIPS Agreement allows WTO Members to enact and apply appropriate domestic competition law to address IPR-related anti-competitive practices. However, these flexibilities in the TRIPS Agreement do not provide any specific guidance for WTO Members. READ MORE