WTO Picks Panel For Vietnam-US Shrimp Duty Dispute

Law360, New York (July 28, 2010, 4:13 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization has chosen the makeup of a three-person panel that will handle a dispute brought by Vietnam over U.S. duties on frozen warmwater shrimp, since the two countries couldn't agree on the members themselves.

The panel, chosen by WTO Director General Pascal Lamy, will be chaired by Pakistani WTO representative Mohammad Saeed and also will include representatives Deborah Milstein of Israel and Iain Sandford of Australia, the organization said Tuesday.

The decision came from the top because, according to WTO rules, 60 days...
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