WTO & Asbestos: Dispute Settlement at Work
9 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2001
This paper discusses the Appelate Body's decision in the asbestos case. It describes the ruling, its implications and raises many questions about dispute settlement, science, risk and regulation. The article examines the comments on the decision and points out the significance of the ruling. At the same time it cautions that we should not read too much into this decision.
Keywords: WTO Risk Precautionary Principle Asbestos Science Risk Beef Hormone France Canada Dispute Settlement
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