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New AB Member

New AB Member

category: General
Yesterday, the Selection Committee, established by the DSB, recommended the appointment to the Appellate Body of Mr. Seung Wha Chang, national of the Republic of
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GC May 2012

GC May 2012

category: General
Yesterday’s GC meeting focused heavily on Lamy’s report as Chair of the TNC (click here for the full report). Lamy reiterated his previously reported approach;
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New AD Chairperson

New AD Chairperson

category: General
Last week the Anti-Dumping Committee officially named its new Chairperson, Mr. Shai Moses PhD, DPR of Israel to the WTO. Mr. Shai Moses was elected
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Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

Committee on Import Licensing April 2012

category: General
Last Friday’s ILC meeting was chaired by Israel’s DPR to the WTO Mr. Shai Moses PhD, and the main issue of discussion related to Argentina’s
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DSB Compliance Panel

DSB Compliance Panel

category: General
On the heels of last month’s Panel and AB report in the US – Large Civil Aircraft (DS353) dispute, last Friday, the US requested the establishment of a compliance panel
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CTG March 2012

CTG March 2012

category: General
Last Friday we had the CTG formal meeting. The formal meeting was preceded by a brief informal meeting where the Chair informed the Members that the consultations for the CTG subsidiary
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Canada DS412 & DS426 public hearing

Canada DS412 & DS426 public hearing

category: General
Earlier this week, the legality of government support for renewable energy initiatives was subject of review at the WTO, in what is considered a landmark case against Canada. The panel heard opening arguments
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TBT Committee March 2012

TBT Committee March 2012

category: General
Last week we had the latest TBT Committee regular meeting. In it, the bulk of time was dedicated to Specific Trade Concerns, which had the highest number of concerns raised to date with 68, with
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DSB meeting March 2012

DSB meeting March 2012

category: General
Last Friday’s regular meeting of the DSB, saw the formal introduction of the new Chairman of the DSB, the Ambassador of Pakistan Shahid BASHIR. On other items of the agenda it
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NAMA Tariff Negotiation Group meeting March 2012

NAMA Tariff Negotiation Group meeting March 2012

category: General
Yesterday we continued our discussion on the way forward in the NAMA negotiations. This time, the topic was tariffs. At the outset, the Chair stated the three key issues in the tariff negotiation as he
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