World Trade Organization (WTO) Panel Decisions
Settlement (World Trade Organization (WTO) page for full texts of Panel
Reports, Appellate Body Reports, Arbitrator's Reports, Mutually
Acceptable Solutions, and other decisions;
link was http://www.wto.org/wto/dispute/distab.htm).
("The Online Source for World Trade Law"; enables full text search of
GATT/WTO Panel and Appellate Body reports)
Settlement (Organization of American States Trade Unit's Foreign Trade
Information System = Sistema de Información al Comercio Exterior
page containing full text of WTO Adopted Panel Reports, Appellate Body
Reports, Arbitrator's Reports and Mutually Acceptable Solutions (1996
- 1998); also includes GATT, NAFTA, and Andean Community decisions)
- LEXIS (the INTLAW
and ITRADE libraries, GTTWTO file includes WTO panel
decisions through August 31, 1998 - from an October 29, 1998 search;
was at http://www.sice.oas.org/disputee.stm)
- WESTLAW (the WTO-DEC
database includes WTO panel decisions through October 26, 1998 from an
October 29, 1998 search)
- American Society of International Law, Basic Documents of International
Economic Law (on LEXIS in the INTLAW library,
BDIEL file and called "International Economic Law Documents" on
WESTLAW in the IEL database) only includes pre-1998 WTO panel
decisions as of an October 29, 1998 search.
- American Society of International Law's bimonthly International Legal
Materials is on WESTLAW as the ILM database and in
LEXIS' INTLAW library, ILM file; an October 29, 1998
search retrieved retrieved 2 WTO panel reports in ILM for 1998.
- World Trade Online
(electronic version of Inside Washington's Inside U.S. Trade
newsletter including back issues for the past 5 years; includes some
full text documents, but does not systematically reproduce WTO panel reports)
- Basic Instruments and Selected Documents on CD-ROM (Lanham,
MD: Bernan Press; Geneva:
World Trade Organization, 1998- )(includes
full text of the GATT BISD set in electronic format; will include WTO
Trade and Arbitration Materials (Jacques Werner ed.; The
Hague: Kluwer Law International, 1994- ). Bimonthly journal which
seems to be the most up-to-date source for the full text of WTO panel
decisions (Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) and Appellate Body (AB)) in
paper/print format. Formed by the union of World
Trade Materials and Arbitration Materials (Geneva,
Switzerland: Werner Pub. Co.).
of WTO/GATT Dispute Settlement (Pierre Pescatore, William
J. Davey & Andreas Lowenfeld eds., Transnational Publishers, 1991-
)(ISBN: 1-57105-032-9). Includes full text of WTO/GATT panel
reports. Kept up-to-date by looseleaf supplements.
- The International Trade Law Reports (London :
Cameron May, 1996- )(ISSN: 1364-9205). Looseleaf including decisions
of the World Trade Organization panels and the Appellate Body.
- Law and
Practice of the World Trade Organization (Joseph F. Dennin
ed., New York: Oceana Publications, 1996- )(ISBN: 0379213583).
Looseleaf service includes Dispute Resolution
binders containing WTO panel reports).
- World Trade Organization, Basic Instruments and Selected
Documents (WTO BISD forthcoming?).
- World Trade Organization, World Trade Organization Dispute Settlement
Decisions : Bernan's Annotated Reporter (Lanham, Md. : Bernan
Press, 1998- )(ISBN: 0890591067; 0890591059)(v. 1. Decisions reported
January 29, 1996- February 25, 1997 -- v. 2. Decisions reported February 26,
1997-May 31, 1997). Additional volumes forthcoming in early 1999.
- John Howard Jackson, Jurisprudence of GATT and the WTO
(Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000)(ISBN: 0521620562).
Research (research guide by Jeanne Rehberg, New York University
School of Law, October 15, 1999; includes links on dispute settlement).
Page created on 29 October 1998. Please send correspondence
related to sources of World Trade Organization panel reports/decisions
and other resources related to international trade and economic law to
Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Foreign and International Law Librarian and
Lecturer in Law, D'Angelo Law Library, The University of Chicago Law
School, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated on 7 September 2000.