Recent Legislation, Case Law and Policies Shaping the Trade Defence Disputes and Barriers

October 12, 2016 10:00am

Jean-Francois Brakeland
Legal Service DG Trade
European Commission (Belgium)

Dr James Watson
Chief Executive Officer
SolarPower Europe (Belgium)

Unlike many other members of the World Trade Organisation, the WTO still utilises the ‘lesser duty rule’ as a trade defence measure. Many argue that this rule is not fulfilling its purpose, particularly in the steel industry. Take this opportunity to have your questions about the ‘lesser duty rule’ answered by the EU Commission.