Commentaries on World Trade Law Online

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General Editors: Peter-Tobias Stoll and Holger P. Hestermeyer

Commentaries on World Trade Law Online is a comprehensive, standard reference work on WTO Law. The Commentaries explain the provisions of the WTO Agreements article by article, setting out the interpretation of each article in the case law, in practice and in scholarly writing.

Building on the leading reference, Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law, this fully revised and updated second edition brings together the writings of  a team of more than 100 of the world’s leading scholars, practitioners and former members of the Appellate Body. The contents are extensively hyperlinked to source documents, cross-referenced and indexed.

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Table of Abbreviations and Acronyms

(1,627 words)

Author(s): Stoll, Peter-Tobias | Hestermeyer, Holger P.
      Table of Abbreviations and Acronyms ACJ Andean Court of Justice (Court of Justice of the Cartagena Agreement) ACP African, Caribbean and Pacific Group ACWL Advisory Centre of WTO Law ACWL Agreement Agreement Establishing the Advisory Centre on WTO Law ADA Anti-Dumping Agreement Agreement on Implementation of Article VI of the GATT 1994 Afr. J. Int’l Comp. L. African Journal of International and Comparative Law Agriculture Agreement Agreement on Agriculture Aircraft Committee Committee on Trade in Civil Aircraft AJIL American Journal of International Law Am. U. Int’l L. Rev. Am…

Telecommunications Services: Reference Paper

(12,591 words)

Author(s): Gao, Henry
HENRY GAO   Telecommunications Services: Reference Paper The following are definitions and principles on the regulatory framework for the basic telecommunications services. Definitions Users” mean service consumers and service suppliers. “Essential facilities” mean facilities of a public telecommunications transport network or service that  (a) are exclusively or predominantly provided by a single or limited number of suppliers; and  (b) cannot feasibly be economically or technically substituted in order to provide a service. A major supplier is a supplier which h…