For any bilateral or multilateral trade agreement to be effective, it is imperative that all participants derive maximum benefit. This paper examines the institutional issues facing the partners of the Free Trade of the Area of the Americas (FTAA), analyzes some of the current areas of conflict and suggests action to reduce tensions and promote harmony, cooperation and accommodation which is a necessity when multiple countries attempt to foster such an agreement.
Bhasin, Balbir B., and Sivakumar Venkataramany. "Institutional issues impeding progress of the Free Trade Area of the Americas Agreement (FTAA)." International Journal of Business Research 8.1 (2008): 1-8.