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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 […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On December 12, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 44 additional HTS provisions and product descriptions will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products. The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (the $200 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are subject to […]

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 […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On November 26, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 32 additional product descriptions will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products. The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (the $200 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are subject to an additional tariff […]

UPDATE: USTR ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL EXCLUSIONS GRANTED TO SEC. 301 LIST 3 PRODUCTS

On November 7, 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that 36 additional product descriptions will be excluded from the Section 301 trade remedies imposed on Chinese-origin products. The newly announced exclusions all relate to items on China 301 List 3 (the $200 billion trade action) which, unless excluded, are subject to an additional tariff […]

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 […]

UPCOMING WEBINAR: USMCA TRADE DEAL: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY

On November 4, 2019, Arthur W. Bodek will be speaking at a Continuing Legal Education webinar on the topic of United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) along with a panelist from each of Canada and Mexico. This LIVE Webcast will cover the following: The USMCA Trade Deal: An Overview Key Provisions Potentials and Pitfalls Practical Tips and […]

UPDATE: EXCLUSION REQUEST PORTAL FOR SEC. 301, LIST 4A, TO OPEN ON OCTOBER 31, 2019

The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) has published notice in the Federal Register that the USTR will accept Exclusion Requests through an online portal for Chinese-origin merchandise listed on Section 301, Tranche 4A, beginning at noon EDT on October 31, 2019 and ending on January 31, 2020. 84 FR 57144. Products covered by Tranche 4A are […]