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Graham: Appellate Body problems run deep, won’t be fixed with ‘tweaks'

March 5, 2020 at 2:36 PM
World Trade Organization members are too focused on “horse trading” over tweaks to the appellate system and should instead engage substantively with the U.S. on its criticisms and on what comes next, former Appellate Body Chairman Thomas Graham said on Thursday. According to Graham, the Appellate Body paralysis, instigated by the U.S. over ongoing overreach and systemic concerns, is the status quo for the foreseeable future. “After March, when the tobacco plain packaging appeal is scheduled to be completed, there...

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