WTO Opens Door For US Retaliation In Airbus Subsidy Saga

Law360 (May 15, 2018, 2:29 PM EDT) -- The World Trade Organization’s Appellate Body ruled Tuesday that the European Union continued providing illegal subsidies to aircraft giant Airbus in defiance of an earlier WTO ruling, opening the door for the U.S. to retaliate and closing the book on a long and winding 14-year legal saga.

The European Union continued to illegally subsidize Airbus' launch of its A350 and A380 jets in defiance of a World Trade Organization ruling, the WTO's Appellate Body ruled Tuesday.  (AP)

A WTO panel and the Appellate Body had already...
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