Is the WTO Dispute Resolution System “Exceeding Expectations?

Yes, the WTO dispute resolution system IS "exceeding expectations" but not in a good way.  It's regularly blown past its assigned role (a.k.a. "standard of review") and is making up new obligations that can only properly be established through negotiated agreements.  Here is an excellent rack-up of the Appellate Body's serial excesses, written by Terence … Continue reading Is the WTO Dispute Resolution System “Exceeding Expectations?

CSUSTL Congratulates Sec. Ross, Calls for Action on Lighthizer Nomination

Washington, DC / March 1, 2017 / FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws (CSUSTL), a coalition committed to keep U.S. laws against unfair trade practices strong and strictly enforced, welcomed the swearing in of The Hon. Wilbur Ross as Secretary of Commerce. “Secretary Ross brings an unprecedented level of knowledge, experience … Continue reading CSUSTL Congratulates Sec. Ross, Calls for Action on Lighthizer Nomination