Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 2002

Note on WTO Disputes: Five Major Cases

by David A. Moss and Nick Bartlett


Summarizes five major trade disputes before the World Trade Organization (WTO): (1) the Brazil-Canada aircraft dispute, (2) the European Union/United States foreign sales corporation dispute, (3) the Asian/United States shrimp and sea turtle dispute, (4) the United States/European Union beef hormones dispute, and (5) the U.S. steel tariff dispute.

Keywords: Trade; Conflict Management; Negotiation; Brazil; Canada; European Union; Asia; United States;


Moss, David A., and Nick Bartlett. "Note on WTO Disputes: Five Major Cases." Harvard Business School Background Note 703-016, September 2002.