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CIT INVALIDATES EXPEDITED CVD REVIEW OF SOFTWOOD LUMBER FROM CANADA

The U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT”) on August 18, 2021, invalidated the 2019 U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”) expedited countervailing duty (“CVD”) review of softwood lumber from Canada in Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations v. United States.  In result, DOC is scheduled to publish notice in the Federal Register […]

BUYING DDP – UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING THE COMPLIANCE RISKS

Erik Smithweiss, a partner resident in the Los Angeles office of GDLSK, will be conducting a webinar for the Los Angeles Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (LACBFFA) on Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT on the topic of Buying DDP – Understanding and Managing the Compliance Risks.  Companies often […]

FRANK DESIDERIO SPEAKS AT NCBFAA CONFERENCE

On July 27,2021, GDLSK partner Frank Desiderio served as a panelist at the G-TEC conference hosted by the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders  Association of America at the Hyatt Regency in Baltimore, Maryland. The panel discussion focused on the increase in Customs Inquiries ( Customs and Border Protection Forms 28) and the consequences of careless, […]

CBP PROPOSAL TO CHANGE NON-PREFERENTIAL ORIGIN RULES FOR GOODS IMPORTED FROM CANADA OR MEXICO – COMMENT PERIOD EXPIRES AUGUST 5, 2021

CBP has published a proposal that, if adopted, would significantly change its rules for determining the origin of goods imported from Canada or Mexico for non-preferential purposes (i.e., not for USMCA eligibility). For purposes of determining USMCA eligibility, CBP applies the originating status rules set forth in General Note 11 of the tariff schedule.  For […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES: UREA AMMONIUM NITRATE SOLUTIONS FROM THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE REPUBLIC OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

I. Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”) and Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): Russian Federation and the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago. II. Product: The scope of the imported merchandise that Petitioners intend to cover in this investigation is: The merchandise covered by this Petition is all mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or ammonia […]

PETITION FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING DUTIES ON ACRYLONITRILE-BUTADIENE RUBBER FROM FRANCE, MEXICO, AND SOUTH KOREA

I.  Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): France, Mexico, And South Korea II.  Product: The product covered by this investigation is commonly referred to as acrylonitrile butadiene rubber or nitrile rubber (“NBR”). NBR is a synthetic rubber produced by the emulsion polymerization of butadiene and acrylonitrile with or without the incorporation of a third component […]

NORTH AMERICAN CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE FUNDAMENTALS: USMCA (CUSMA) UPDATE

On June 29, 2021, Arthur Bodek will be a panelist in the above program co-sponsored by the U.S. Fashion Industry Association and the Canadian Apparel Federation.  As we approach the one-year anniversary of the USMCA, this program will delve into key changes from the NAFTA in the textile and apparel provisions of the new agreement.  […]

U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE PROPOSES TO PUBLICLY RELEASE SENSITIVE IMPORT/EXPORT INFORMATION

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (“FWS” or “the Agency”) has recently announced its intention to release sensitive information relating to the import and export of wildlife specimens and flora (including merchandise) pursuant to several Freedom of Information Act (“FOIA”) requests that the Agency has received.  This action would impact ALL importers and exporters of […]

PREPARE FOR THE OCTOBER 2021 CUSTOMS HOUSE BROKER LICENSE EXAM -ONLINE!

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 October 21, 2021 Custom House Broker License Exam.  This course also provides an excellent […]