Antidumping and Countervailing Duties: Current Issues and Key Developments in 2019
Recently, petitions of alleged antidumping (AD) and countervailing (CVD) duties on imported products sold in the U.S. at an unfairly low or subsidized price has been constantly filed. The most recent duty petitions that is subjected to further investigations include various fabricated structural steel from China, Thailand, India, and Taiwan. The U.S. domestic industry keeps its market open to importation, which calls for robust and aggressive actions against "unfair" trade practices by foreign businesses and governments.
As new duty petitions like these continue to emerge, it becomes more important for businesses and their counsel to be in the know of the recent AD/CVD petitions, as well as new developments on antidumping and countervailing duty investigations to emphasize the importance of facilitating on legitimate trade.
Listen as a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group provide and present to the audience an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments surrounding antidumping and countervailing duties in 2019. Speakers will also present best import compliance procedures and practices, to deter the likelihood of risks and issues.
This LIVE webcast will discuss the following key provisions:
- Antidumping and Countervailing: A 2019 Perspective
- Notable AD/CVD Petitions
- AD/CVD Program and Guidelines
- AD/CVD Recent Enforcement Updates
- Current Issues and Key Developments
- Risks and Pitfalls and How to Address Them
Nicholas J. Birch, Partner
Law Offices of Stewart and Stewart
Nithya Nagarajan, Partner
Husch Blackwell LLP
- Overview of AD/CVD Law and Process
- New Petitions and Orders in 2018/2019
- AD/CVD Recent Updates
- Section 232/301 – Effects on AD/CVD Proceedings
- Particular Market Situation
- China NME Status
- Circumvention Under Section 781
- EAPA Investigations and FCA Claims
- Outlook for 2019 and Beyond
- Risks and Pitfalls and How To Address Them
Who Should Attend:
- International Trade Counsel
- Import Compliance Counsel
- Import Control Consultants
- Trading Companies
- Private and Public Companies
- Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations
Nicholas J. Birch is a Partner with Stewart and Stewart and has been with the firm since 2012. Mr. Birch has experience in a variety of international trade and legal matters including antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings, suspension agreements, export controls, bilateral trade and investment agreements, WTO dispute settlement, and international arbitration. Mr. Birch has represented clients before numerous agencies, courts, and international tribunals, including the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the Court of International Trade, and International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) tribunals. Prior to joining Stewart and Stewart, Mr. Birch worked in researching and publishing on international investment and treaty arbitration. He also worked in finance and purchasing for a major international manufacturer. He has a JD/MBA with a certificate in WTO Studies from Georgetown University.
Nicholas J. Birch is a Partner with Stewart and Stewart and has been with the firm since 2012. Mr. Birch …
Nithya’s extensive background in U.S. trade issues spans 25 years and includes various roles in a number of federal government agencies, including the Department of Commerce, Department of Justice, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Currently, Nithya serves as a member of the U.S. Court of International Trade’s Advisory Committee where she is with reviewing and advising on the Court’s rules and procedures. Nithya has extensive experience with antidumping and countervailing duty proceedings in the United States and several other countries. She specializes in strategy related to trade remedy matters and has deep experience with all levels of trade remedies proceedings, having led and participated in numerous such proceedings conducted by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Ministry of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China, and before the European Commission.
Nithya’s extensive background in U.S. trade issues spans 25 years and includes various roles in a number of federal government …
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General knowledge of antidumping and countervailing laws
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About Law Offices of Stewart and Stewart
For more than 60 years, Stewart and Stewart has helped companies, farmers, and workers maximize their opportunities in the complex and rapidly changing world of international trade. Our practice areas include trade remedies (antidumping, countervailing duty, safeguard cases), customs, import/export controls, economic sanctions and compliance, preferential market access, bilateral and regional agreements, and the World Trade Organization. The firm has also worked with Congress and the Executive Branch on a wide range of matters, ranging from international trade and competitiveness issues to intellectual property, health care, and federal grants. Whether representation is limited to a specific matter or requires strategic use of a broad range of legal and policy tools, Stewart and Stewart’s team of professionals is committed to helping its clients compete at home and around the world.
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