Maintaining trust in WTO adjudication: the arbitration ‘safety valve’

21 December 2017

The idea floated by a Maastricht doctoral researcher in September 2017 on how to bypass the current deadlock over appointments to the WTO Appellate Body and to avoid a collapse of the WTO dispute settlement system has gained momentum in academic and policymaking circles.

Jens Hillebrand Pohl

Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a doctoral researcher and lecturer in the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University, Faculty of Law. He is currently a visiting researcher at the World Trade Institute in Bern.


He can be reached by appointment in B2.118.