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ARTHUR W. BODEK TO SERVE AS PANELIST AT NEW YORK CITY BAR CLE PROGRAM ON LAWYERING IN THE FASHION INDUSTRY (JUNE 15, 2018)

Arthur W. Bodek will serve as a panelist at the 13th Annual Lawyering In the Fashion Industry program presented by the New York City Bar – Center for CLE Programs.

CUSTOMS VALUATION SEMINAR IN LOS ANGELES

Erik Smithweiss will be conducting a full day seminar on Customs Valuation in Los Angeles for the Foreign Trade Association. The seminar will provide an in-depth review of the rules for customs valuation used in WTO member countries, with a particular emphasis on U.S. Customs regulations and recent developments. It will also cover practical advice for managing compliance with customs valuation rules and for reporting value adjustments. The seminar takes place on Tuesday, June 19, 2018.

CIT INVALIDATES COMMERCE’S IMPOSITION OF AD/CVD ON ZINC WALL ANCHORS

This week the Court of International Trade ruled in favor of GDLSK client OMG, Inc. and found that the Department of Commerce had unlawfully treated imported zinc anchors as subject to the antidumping and countervailing duty orders on steel nails from Vietnam.

ARTHUR BODEK TO SERVE AS PANELIST AT THE UNION INTERNATIONALE DES AVOCATS’ NAFTA PROGRAM IN MEXICO CITY (JUNE 7-8, 2018)

Arthur W. Bodek will serve as a panelist at the UIA program titled “Challenges Of The Legal Profession A Result Of The Revision Of The Free Trade Agreements In The International Context” being held in Mexico City from June 7-8, 2018.

FRANK J. DESIDERIO TO BE HONORED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF ITALY

Frank J. Desiderio to be Honored by the Government of Italy On June 5, 2018, Frank Desiderio will be presented with the prestigious Italian decoration ‘Cavaliere’ in the Ordine al Merito della Repubblica Italiana, by the Consul General of Italy, Francesco Genuardi.  A private ceremony will be held at the Consulate General of Italy in […]

DESIDERIO & KLESTADT SPEAK IN PHILADELPHIA

On May 23, 2018, partners Frank J. Desiderio and Alan R. Klestadt served as panelists at the GEODIS Trade Seminar held at the Union League Club in Philadelphia, PA.

CONGRESSMAN LUKE MESSER INTRODUCED LEGISLATION H.R. 5886 TITLED “ILLICIT ART AND ANTIQUITIES TRAFFICKING PREVENTION ACT”

On May 18, 2018 Representative Messer proposed legislation (H.R. 5886) to add Art and Antiquities dealers to the financial reporting requirements of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA). The proposed Bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services for further consideration.

PETITIONS FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ANTIDUMPING AND COUNTERVAILING DUTIES ON STEEL PROPANE CYLINDERS FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA, TAIWAN, AND THAILAND

I. Type of Action: Antidumping Duty (“AD”): PRC, Thailand, Taiwan; Countervailing Duty (“CVD”): PRC

DAVID M. MURPHY WILL PRESENT “WHAT’S HOT” AT THE 32ND ANNUAL SPRING SEMINAR OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FOREIGN TRADE ZONES (NAFTZ) IN PORTLAND, OREGON ON MAY 22, 2018

David M. Murphy will present “What’s Hot” at the 32nd Annual Spring Seminar of at the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones (NAFTZ) on May 22, 2018.