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With the Appellate Body hobbled, WTO disputes headed for uncertainty in 2020

December 23, 2019 at 10:31 AM
The U.S. succeeded in hobbling the Appellate Body this month, leaving World Trade Organization members to reckon with what the U.S. has wrought -- and to figure out how to proceed with binding dispute settlement as contentious cases on national security come to a head. While the first stage of dispute settlement remains functional, every dispute will face some uncertainty. As long as the Appellate Body is not functioning, any appealed dispute will remain in limbo and the complainant will...

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