The relation between the WTO Dispute Settlement system and the regional economic courts

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Author: Elisa Baroncini

Keywords: choice of forum rules; conflict of jurisdictions; regional dispute settlement systems; regional trade agreements; WTO dispute settlement system


The article concerns the relation between the WTO dispute settlement system and the more and more numerous regional economic courts, dealing with an aspect of the larger issue regarding the connection between the Marrakech multilateral system and the agreements of  egional economic integration – be they Free Trade Agreements, Customs Unions, or more, generally, Regional Trade Agreements or Preferential Trade Agreements.