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24. juli 2013

Laura Nielsen publishes article on WTO law with journal in Taiwan

Canada and Norway has brought a WTO case against the EU for banning all trade in seal products with some discriminatory exceptions. The ban essentially prohibits trade in commercially hunted seals, which is those stemming from Norway and Canada, whilst allowing for non-commercially hunted seal products, which essentially stem from Europe. The most controversial exception is however the so-called "inuit" exception which allows for trade in all seal products from Greenland. The case gives rise to several issues with major systemic implications including touching upon Greenland's status in the WTO.

Read the full article from AJWH 8:1 (2013), page 41 here