Ruling Archives

GPEC position aligned with WTO ruling on tariffs

A ruling by the World Trade Organization earlier last week affirmed the position the Greater Phoenix Economic Council held in 2012, opposing the countervailing duties placed on Chinese-manufactured solar panels. The ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) counters the position taken by the International Trade Commission (ITC) in 2012, which imposed tariffs on Chinese-manufactured… Read More →

Arizona allows law students take early bar exams

by in Business News | Legal

Law students in Arizona who are nearing graduation will have the chance to take the bar exam early in an experimental program approved by the state Supreme Court. The experiment will run from January 2013 through December 2015 and would be available to students who are expected to graduate within 120 days of the test… Read More →

Ruling allows sales tax hike to go on ballot


An initiative measure for a sales tax increase can appear on Arizona’s ballot this November despite a paperwork error that threatened to kill the proposal before it reached voters, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The brief order issued by a three-justice panel said it was enough that supporters of the initiative “substantially complied” with… Read More →