How do WTO Rules Affect the Accountancy Profession?. Peter K Morrison Trade in Services Division WTO. IFAC SMP/SME and Developing Nations Consultative Conference Prague, March 10-11, 2005. What we need to cover. What is the WTO and the GATS?
Peter K Morrison
Trade in Services Division
IFAC SMP/SME and Developing Nations Consultative Conference
Prague, March 10-11, 2005
any other undertakings
Disciplines on Domestic Regulation
licensingNeeded: Disciplines on Domestic Regulation (Art VI)
do not constitute unnecessary barriers to trade
(GATS Arts IV, XIX; Negotiating Guidelines (S/L/93, March 2001); Modalities for the Special Treatment of Least Developed Countries (TN/S/13, Sept. 2003))
May 2005: Submission of revised services offers
Dec 2005: Hong Kong Ministerial Conference
End 2006: Conclusion of Doha Round?