Jorge Miranda is an economist with over 20 years of experience in the area of GATT/WTO trade remedy rules and subsidy disciplines. He is co-author of A Handbook on Antidumping Investigations, jointly published by Cambridge University Press and the World Trade Organization, and has authored numerous other publications in his area of expertise. Mr. Miranda was a Counsellor in the Rules Division of the WTO Secretariat from 1995 to 2002. In this capacity, he assisted six dispute settlement panels, and he trained the trade remedy authorities of nearly 25 WTO member countries. Since joining King & Spalding Mr. Miranda has assisted parties involved in nine WTO disputes, and he has provided advice with respect to WTO negotiations on subsidies and the WTO-consistency of various trade measures. In addition, he has assisted companies involved in trade remedy investigations -- both complainants and respondents -- conducted in Australia, Brazil, China, the EC, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico and Peru. He has also consulted for UNCTAD and has served as a NAFTA dispute settlement panelist. Mr. Miranda has conducted training courses on WTO trade remedy rules and subsidy disciplines under the auspices of the WTO Secretariat, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Organization of American States, the Andean Community, the International Law Development Institute, and the Governments of Argentina, Guatemala, Jamaica and South Africa. He has participated as speaker in seminars and symposia sponsored by the WTO’s Appellate Body, the Economic Research Division of the WTO Secretariat, Georgetown University Law Center, the Institute for International Economic Policy at the George Washington University, The Tuck Business School at Dartmouth College, the Center for Trade Policy & Law at the University of Ottawa, the World Trade Institute at the University of Bern, the Graduate Institute at the University of Geneva, the Law School at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (
The European Commission has proposed two sets of amendments to the basic anti-dumping and anti-subsidy Regulations, 2016/1036 and 2016/1037. The proposals are designed for different purposes but both will, if passed into law, result in significant changes to the operation of trade remedies in the EU.