The Appellate Body’s Quest for Middle Ground

  • Michael Burkard
Part of the Philosophy, Public Policy, and Transnational Law book series (PPPTL)


In this chapter of the book ‘Conflicting Philosophies and International Trade Law—Worldviews and the WTO’, it is established that the Appellate Body, by rejecting the Panel’s differentiation between risk assessment and risk management, also rebutted a notion of risk characterised as quantitative, i.e. probabilistic.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Burkard
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  1. 1.Institute of European and International Economic LawUniversity of BernBernSwitzerland

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