Contents: Overview of Dispute Settlement in International Law – Controversial Legal Nature of Consultations and Negotiations
– Two Concepts – Use of Consultations in International Law – A Duty to Consult – Good Faith in Consultations – Case Studies
of Consultations in International Law – The WTO as an International Organisation – DSM within the GATT/WTO – General Assessment
of the Role of Consultation in the GATT – Present Practice of the Delegations – Overview of the Consultation Stage of the
DSU – Assessment of Consultations in the GATT/WTO – Linkage between the Panel and Consultation Stages.