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Proposals For WTO Dispute Settlement Reform – A First Step But Not Enough

Terence P. Stewart | Stewart and Stewart | 11/29/2018

On November 23, 2018, two documents were circulated to WTO members for consideration at the December 12, 2018 General Council meeting proposing amendments to the WTO’s Understanding on Rules and…

The Brexit withdrawal agreement

Silvia Merler | Bruegel | 11/19/2018

Martin Wolf writes that Theresa May’s terrible Brexit deal has united the UK in horror. For R...

Report on and Remarks at The Paris Peace Forum Paris, France

Alan Wm. Wolff | World Trade Organization | 11/13/2018

Alan Wm. Wolff Deputy Director General World T...

WTO Update: Row Over Appellate Body Threatens Binding Dispute Settlement System

Jutta Hennig | 11/02/2018

Struggling Cub Reporter Blog Original reporting by Jutta...

Does the Future of the WTO Hang in the Balance IN Ottawa?

Alexander Hitch | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | 10/25/2018

For decades, the United States has been...

WTO DG: Strengthening the Global Trade System

Director-General Roberto Azevêdo | World Trade Matters | 10/17/2018

Since its creation over 70 years ago, the globa...

The Economic Bedrock of Foreign Direct Investment

Daniel J. Ikenson | CATO Institute | 10/17/2018

President Trump famously complains about the “unfair” practices ...


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