Professor of Law : Georgetown University, and Director, Institute of International Economic Law

Georgetown's IIEL Releases New Proposal for WTO Appellate Body Reform

TRANSITION ON THE WTO APPELLATE BODY: A PAIR OF REFORMS?, Disucssion by Chris Brummer
Source: Georgetown Law https://georgetown.app.box.com/s/jwcvlz2thwtv3dhgdne0nkfk3vlpv3sf

The United States has reasserted its argument that the real problem at the WTO Appellate Body is that members stay on to finish cases that began before their terms expired.  IIEL's recently released Issue Brief, a product of discussions between Georgetown faculty, students and stakeholders, provides a solution to the problem without taking sides in the debate over whether the Appellate Body’s current practice of appointing hold-overs is or is not permissible under the current rules.

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