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ALAN G. LEBOWITZ RETIREMENT

After nearly 45 years of dedicated service to his clients and our firm, Alan G. Lebowitz has transitioned to a well-deserved retirement effective December 31, 2022. Alan will be contacting his clients to discuss his retirement and introduce the attorneys at the firm who will continue to provide services to satisfy each client’s legal needs. […]

GDLSK ACHIEVES ADD SUCCESS FOR PRODUCERS OF STEEL NAILS FROM SRI LANKA AND INDIA

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), on December 23, 2022, finalized its antidumping duty (ADD) investigations of steels nails from Sri Lanka and steel nails from India. DOC found that GDLSK client Trinity Steel Pvt. Ltd., the only Sri Lankan producer/exporter of steel nails examined, was not dumping and was assigned a 0% ADD rate. […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2023 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a virtual course in preparation for the April 2023 Customs Broker License Exam.  The 10 week exam preparation course is taught by Erik Smithweiss of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP (GDLSK), a resident partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. The course starts on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.  This […]

GDLSK ACHIEVES 0% ADD RATE FOR INDIAN PIPE EXPORTER THROUGH LITIGATION

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT), on October 24, 2022, issued its final ruling and judgment in the appeal challenging the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) results of the 2017-18 administrative review of the antidumping duty (ADD) order on welded carbon steel pipe from India. GDLSK client Garg Tube Limited was initially assigned an […]

GDLSK ACHIEVES FAVORABLE OUTCOME FOR MALAYSIAN QUARTZ EXPORTERS

On October 21, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published its final scope and circumvention determination following its investigation of whether quartz surface products (QSP) exported from Malaysia should be subject to the antidumping and countervailing duty (ADD/CVD) orders on QSP from China. GDLSK clients Opalus Stone Sdn. Bhd. and Top Quartz Specialist Sdn. […]

GDLSK SECURES FEDERAL CIRCUIT WIN FOR TIRE IMPORTERS

On August 29, 2022, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) reversed the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) and invalidated the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) decision to review only one company in the second administrative review of the antidumping duty (ADD) order on passenger vehicle and light truck tires (PVLT) […]

DOC FINALIZES GDLSK CIT WINS FOR CHINESE TIRE EXPORTERS

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) on September 19, 2022, published notice that it has finalized its first administrative review (AR1) of the antidumping duty (ADD) order on passenger vehicle and light truck tires (PVLT) from China as a result of successful appeals at the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT): https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/09/19/2022-20207/certain-passenger-vehicles-and-light-truck-tires-from-the-peoples-republic-of-china-notice-of-court GDLSK represented the […]

GDLSK SUCCESSFULLY CONVINCES ITC THAT CVD ORDERS SHOULD NOT BE ISSUED ON NAILS FROM SRI LANKA, INDIA, OMAN, AND TURKEY

On September 16, 2022, GDLSK received two unanimous decisions from the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) determining that a U.S. industry is not injured, or threatened with injury, by reason of U.S. imports of steel nails from India, Sri Lanka, Oman, and Turkey.  https://www.usitc.gov/press_room/news_release/2022/er0916ll1985.htm GDLSK represented Indian and Sri Lankan nail producers and a […]

GDLSK ACHIEVES LOW CVD RATE FOR SRI LANKAN NAIL PRODUCER

On August 22, 2022, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC), finalized its countervailing duty investigation of steel nails from Sri Lanka, assigning a low 4.12% CVD rate to GDLSK client Trinity Steel Private Limited, the only Sri Lankan nails producer and exporter: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2022/08/22/2022-18050/certain-steel-nails-from-sri-lanka-final-affirmative-countervailing-duty-determination GDLSK is proud to have achieved this favorable result given the political […]

GDLSK PARTNER ARTHUR BODEK TO SPEAK AT U.S. FASHION INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON NOVEMBER 10TH

GDLSK Partner Arthur Bodek will be speaking at the opening panel of the U.S. Fashion Industry Association annual importers trade & transportation conference in New York on November 10, 2022. This panel will address issues relating to trade policy, customs policy and the impact of the mid-term elections.  Mr. Bodek will be speaking on latest […]