General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS)

Articles of Interest

These "Bar Examiner" articles are approximately five pages each and provide updates on recent GATS developments:

•Laurel S. Terry, GATS, Legal Services and Bar Examiners: Why Should You Care? , The Bar Examiner 25 (May 2002)

•Laurel S. Terry, The GATS, Foreign Lawyers and Two Recent Developments: Could Your State's Actions Affect U.S. Trade Policy? , The Bar Examiner 20 (Nov. 2002)

•Laurel S. Terry, Latest Developments About the GATS and Legal Services , The Bar Examiner 27 (Aug. 2003)

•Laurel S. Terry, Current Developments Regarding the GATS and Legal Services: The Cancun Ministerial GATS Negotiations , The Bar Examiner 38 (Feb. 2004)

•Laurel S. Terry, Further Developments Regarding the GATS and Legal Services: Extending the Accountancy Disciplines to Lawyers , The Bar Examiner 14 (Aug. 2004)

•Laurel S. Terry, The GATS and Legal Services: The Resumed GATS Negotiations Trigger U.S. and Other Activity , 75 The Bar Examiner 43 (Feb. 2005)

•Laurel S. Terry, Current Developments Regarding the GATS and Legal Services: The Hong Kong Ministerial Conference and the Australian Disciplines Paper , 75 The Bar Examiner 26 (Feb. 2006)

•Laurel S. Terry, Current Developments Regarding the GATS and Legal Services: The Suspension of the Doha Round, “Disciplines” Developments, and Other Issues, 76 The Bar Examiner 27 (Feb. 2007).

•See also Laurel Terry, The GATS and Legal Services in Limerick , 15 Michigan St. J. Int’l L. 635 (2007)

Longer Articles

•Sydney M. Cone, III, Legal Services in the Doha Round, 37 Journal of World Trade 29 (2003)

•Laurel S. Terry, GATS' Applicability to Transnational Lawyering and Its Potential Impact on U.S. State Regulation of Lawyers, 34 Vanderbilt J. Transnat'l L. 989 (2001) as revised 35 Vanderbilt J. Transnat'l L. 1387 (2003)

This lengthy article provides an analysis of GATS and legal services and is written in a traditional law review format with footnotes.

•Laurel S. Terry, But What Will the WTO Disciplines Apply To? Distinguishing Among Market Access, National Treatment and Article VI:4 Measures When Applying the GATS to Legal Services, 2003 Symposium The Professional Lawyer 83 (2004)

•Laurel S. Terry, Lawyers, GATS, and the WTO Accountancy Disciplines: The History of the WTO's Consultation, the IBA GATS Forum and the September 2003 IBA Resolutions, 22 Penn State Int’l L. Rev 695 (2004)


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