Good news for them and for the WTO, which would have been obliged by the rules to establish a disputes Panel, if requested … but without any hope of resolving the problem by adjudication. bq. … Washington and Brussels seem to have decided that the economic interests at stake were too large to risk an unprecedented double ruling by the WTO which could have found both sides at fault. (“FT”:http://news.ft.com/cms/s/5015955a-63d5-11d9-b0ed-00000e2511c8.html)
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