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WTO Faces Cliff-Edge Crisis Next Week as Mediator Eyes Departure

  • One of the final three appellate body members to quit Dec. 11
  • The WTO’s dispute settlement system would be inoperative

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The World Trade Organization’s appeals panel will cease to function starting Dec. 11 when one of its three remaining members plans to step down, according to people familiar with the situation.