The review compliance proceedings under Article 21.5 of the DSU (2003)

This paper includes a general overview of the implementation of the panel and Appellate Body’s recommendations and rulings under Article 21 of the DSU and the possibility of using panel and Appellate Body suggestions in order to prevent further conflicts during the implementation period. It also offers the scope of the Article 21.5 and how it works. This document provides the timetable conflict between Articles 21.5 and 22, the so-called ‘sequencing’ problem and the reform proposals regarding Article 21.5 of the DSU.

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