Brazil Appeals WTO Panel´s decision
On the 30th of August, the WTO Panel issued a decision on DS 472/479, upholding some inconsistent measures proposed by the EU and Japan against Brazil on Brazil´s taxation rules. The decision must be revised by the Appellate Body, which is only responsible for analyzing the legal interpretation. Following this, on September 28th, Brazil filed the notice of appeal, which the WTO will have up to 3 months to decide upon the report.
Further information will be available within the next few days, included in documents WT/DS472/8 and WT/DS497/6..
News by Marilia Borges
Revised by Tal-Baker Phillips