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PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN VERTICAL SHAFT ENGINES BETWEEN 225CC AND 999CC, AND PARTS THEREOF FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

 I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): China; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation consist of spark-ignited, non-road, vertical shaft engines, whether finished or unfinished, whether assembled or unassembled, designed primarily for use in riding lawn mowers and zero-turn radius lawn mowers. Engines meeting this physical description may also […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2020 CUSTOMS BROKER LICENSE EXAM LIVE IN LOS ANGELES

The Foreign Trade Association is offering a course in preparation for the April 2020 Customs Broker License Exam.  The 11 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 Monday, January 20, 2020.  […]

GDLSK ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF COUNSEL

GDLSK is pleased to announce that Brandon M. Petelin (https://www.gdlsk.com/people/brandon-m-petelin/) has accepted an invitation to become “of counsel” to the firm and will continue to practice in the firm’s Washington DC office, where he focuses on representing foreign companies and U.S. importers in international trade matters before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade […]

RELATED PARTY ROYALTIES HELD TO BE NON-DUTIABLE

In Trimil SA vs United States, Slip Op 19-161, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) ruled that payments made by the importer to parties related to the sellers of the imported merchandise for advertising fees and trademark royalties (collectively “fees”) were not part of dutiable value. The holding in this case is significant for […]

GDLSK ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERS AND THE ADDITION OF COUNSEL

It is with great pride that GDLSK announces that Angela M. Santos (https://www.gdlsk.com/people/angela-m-santos /) and Patrick J. Caulfield (https://www.gdlsk.com/people/patrick-j-caulfield /) have become partners in the firm. Angela and Patrick began their careers at the firm as law school interns and have distinguished themselves as outstanding lawyers. Both partners will continue to practice in the New […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON FLUID END BLOCKS FROM CHINA, GERMANY, INDIA, AND ITALY

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Germany, India, and Italy; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): China, Germany, India, and Italy II.  Product: The products covered by these petitions are forged steel fluid end blocks (“FEBs”), whether unfinished, semi-finished, or finished, and which are typically used in the manufacture or service of hydraulic pumps. The term “forged” […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTY ON 4TH TIER CIGARETTES FROM THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): Korea II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation is certain tobacco cigarettes, commonly referred to as “4th tier cigarettes.” The subject cigarettes are composed of tobacco rolled in paper, have a nominal minimum total length of 7.0 cm but do not exceed 12.0 cm in total nominal […]

NEW SECTION 301 DUTIES PROPOSED FOR CERTAIN FRENCH PRODUCTS

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has determined that the Digital Services Tax that will be imposed by France is unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens or restricts U.S. commerce.  As a result, the Section 301 committee will hold hearings to determine which products from France may be subject to additional duties of up to […]

PREPARE FOR THE APRIL 2020 CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKER LICENSE EXAM – ONLINE OR LIVE!

New York/New Jersey Foreign Freight Forwarders and Brokers Assn., JFK Customs Brokers & Forwarders Association, and Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt LLP, one of the nation’s leading law firms specializing in Customs law, are offering courses in preparation for the April 2020 Custom House Broker License Exam. This course also provides an excellent overview […]

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON CERTAIN GLASS CONTAINERS FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): PRC II.  Product: The merchandise covered by this investigation are certain glass containers with a nominal capacity of 0.059 liters (2.0 fluid ounces) to 4.0 liters (135.256 fluid ounces) and an opening or mouth with a nominal outer diameter of 14 millimeters to 120 […]