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9/9/2021 CHINA 301 LITIGATION UPDATE

As detailed in our previous litigation updates, the court issued an order on July 6, 2021, that was intended to maintain the availability of refunds for entries that were unliquidated as of the date of that order. That order contemplated that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) would suspend liquidation of plaintiffs’ List 3 or […]

CHINA SECTION 301 LITIGATION UPDATE: GOVERNMENT FILES ITS INITIAL RESPONSE

On March 12, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a “master answer” in the China Section 301 litigation. The U.S. Court of International Trade three-judge panel that is hearing this case had directed DOJ to file a generic answer to the allegations that are common to the over 3,700 complaints that have been […]

CIT ISSUES SECOND PROCEDURAL ORDER IN SECTION 301 LITIGATION

On February 16, 2021, the three-judge panel assigned to hear the litigation brought before the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) challenging the imposition of List 3 and List 4A Section 301 additional duties on goods from China issued a second procedural order. Included in the court’s order are the following: • The court has […]

CIT ISSUES PROCEDURAL ORDER IN SECTION 301 LITIGATION

On February 10, 2021, the three-judge panel recently assigned to hear the litigation brought before the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) challenging the imposition of List 3 and List 4A Section 301 additional duties on goods from China issued its first procedural order. The order provides that a master case number has been created […]

SECTION 301 LITIGATION ASSIGNED TO THREE-JUDGE PANEL

On February 5, 2021, Chief Judge Timothy C. Stanceu, of the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), issued an order assigning the pending court cases that have been filed to challenge the imposition of additional duties on goods from China under Section 301 (“List 3” and “List 4A”) to a three-judge panel.  While three-judge panels […]

GSP EXPIRED AS OF JANUARY 1, 2021

Congress failed to reach a deal before the end of the year that would have extended the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program. As a result, GSP-eligible goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse are subject to “General” (Column 1) duty rates, effective January 1, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. A bill proposed in the Senate would […]

INDIA AND TURKEY TO LOSE GSP ELIGIBILITY

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) has announced that India and Turkey will be removed from the list of beneficiary developing countries eligible for duty-free entry under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). By law, the President must notify Congress at least 60 days prior to the termination of GSP eligibility and […]

JAMES MCANDREW TO PRESENT AT “ART MARKET AND MONEY LAUNDERING” SYMPOSIUM AT THE FASHION INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLGY IN NEW YORK CITY ON OCTOBER 12, 2018

The Fashion Institute of Technology’s (FIT) Art Market Studies MA Program at the School of Graduate Studies and Case Western Reserve University’s School of Law are co-hosting the Art Market & Money Laundering Symposium at New York’s FIT, located at 7th Avenue and 27th Street, New York, N.Y. 10001.  The symposium will consist of two […]

JAMES MCANDREW TO SPEAK AT THE 2018 GLOBAL FINE ARTS AWARD NOMINATION EVENT & SALON

James McAndrew, Forensic Specialist, Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman & Klestadt LLP  will be a guest speaker and panelist at the 2018 Global Fine Art Awards Nomination Event & Salon at the National Arts Club located at 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, N.Y. 10003 on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 (open the following link for more […]

UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE REMOVES CHAPTER 97 FROM 25% TARIFF LIST 3 OF CHINA ORIGIN GOODS

United States Trade Representative Exempts Chapter 97 “Works of Art, Collectors Pieces and Antiques” from List 3 of the Section 301 Tariffs introduced by Presidential Proclamation to impose a 25% duty rate for items of Chinese Origin. GDLSK was instrumental in getting Chapter 97 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule to the United States removed from the […]