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WTO Appellate Body chair expected to step down, freezing pending appeals

December 2, 2019 at 7:05 PM
Editor's note: This story was updated after initial publication to include the reaction of Appellate Body members to a Bloomberg report on their comments in a meeting with the WTO director-general. As World Trade Organization members consider whether to allow soon-to-be-former Appellate Body adjudicators to stay on to resolve pending appeals, one of them is poised to step down for good, claiming the WTO continues to refuse to take action to reform the body. WTO members will meet on...

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