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Wolff on WTO Appellate Body crisis: Members likely to avoid 'Armageddon'

November 8, 2019 at 11:11 AM
Editor's note: This story has been updated to note that Wolff suggested members could find a way to work through the “chaos” that could result from the expected shutdown of the Appellate Body next month. NEW YORK -- Alan Wolff, the World Trade Organization's deputy director-general, this week said a shutdown of Geneva’s appeals system, expected next month, was unlikely to spark “pure chaos,” as some have feared. If WTO members can come up with workarounds, he said during...

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