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Proportionality: WTO Law in Comparative Perspective
Texas International Law Journal (2007)
  • Mads Andenas
  • Stefan Zleptnig
Abstract

This article discusses the emergence of necessity and proportionality principles in WTO law. It is argued that a structured proportionality test has a useful role to play in the WTO system. The article analyses the case law of the WTO Appellate Body on the background of a comparative study of the EU, ECHR and different national jurisdictions.

Keywords
  • Proportionality,
  • balancing,
  • necessity,
  • WTO. EU,
  • ECHR,
  • role of courts,
  • standards,
  • legal principles
Publication Date
2007
Citation Information
Mads Andenas and Stefan Zleptnig. "Proportionality: WTO Law in Comparative Perspective" Texas International Law Journal Vol. 42 Iss. 3 (2007)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mads_andenas/4/