Search For WTO Chief Down To Brazilian, Mexican Candidates

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 3:07 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization said Friday that Brazilian diplomat Roberto Carvalho de Azevedo and Mexico's former trade minister Herminio Blanco are the final two candidates in the running to succeed France's Pascal Lamy as director-general of the global trade organization.

The final round of the selection process will begin on May 1 and is expected to take several days before a new WTO leader is determined; member nations have until the end of next month to appoint Blanco or Azevedo to the head position. Whoever prevails...
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