Dispute Settlement Issues

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Dispute Settlement Issues

Dispute Settlement in 2013

United States views on international law [1] in relation to Dispute Settlement: U.S. submissions in WTO dispute settlement proceedings are available at (link resource) ustr.gov/trade-topics/enforcement/dispute-settlement-proceedings/wto-disputesettlement. The following discussion of a selection of WTO dispute settlement proceedings involving the United States in 2013 is drawn largely from Chapter II “The World Trade Organization” of the 2013 Annual Report of the President of the United States on the Trade Agreements Program (“2013 Annual Report”), available at (link resource) ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2014-0. WTO legal texts referred to below are available at (link resource) wto.org/english/docs_e/legal_e/legal_e.htm.

In relation to Inter-American Treaties, Conventions and Agreements adopted within the framework of the OAS

The Organization of American States (a list of Members of the Organization of American States is here) adopted the following international instruments regarding Arbitration and Settlement of Disputes:

  • Inter-American Convention on International Commercial Arbitration
  • American Treaty on Pacific Settlement (Pact of Bogota)



  1. Dispute Settlement in the Digest of United States Practice in International Law

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