WTO Adopts Appellate Body Report In Airbus Case

Law360, New York (June 1, 2011, 9:29 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization's dispute settlement body on Wednesday adopted an appellate panel's report that concluded some European subsidies to Airbus SAS were inconsistent with the organization's rules.

In adopting the WTO Appellate Body's report, the EU and member states France, Germany, Spain and the U.K. must either withdraw the billions in unfair subsidies or remedy their adverse effects by December, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. The report is one of the final stages in the fight between the U.S. and the...
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