Anti-dumping – Advantages from a U.S. Domestic Producer’s Standpoint

For U.S. producers, successfully bringing an anti-dumping or countervailing duty case can effectively exclude unwanted foreign competition and preserve market share and profitability. Furthermore, there are many factors that can weigh in favor of an anti-dumping petition ultimately being successful, and not all of these necessarily require an unequivocal demonstration of unfair pricing on the …

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Deemed Exports: A Tip for Hiring Foreign Nationals

The deemed export rules create a dizzying maze of challenges for businesses seeking to hire and retain the best and brightest from around the world. Normal business operations require companies to provide proprietary information to employees, foreign national or not, on how their products are produced, and this information is often controlled, thus requiring a …

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Anti-dumping – Advantages from a U.S. Domestic Producer’s Standpoint

For U.S. producers, successfully bringing an anti-dumping or countervailing duty case can effectively exclude unwanted foreign competition and preserve market share and profitability. Furthermore, there are many factors that can weigh in favor of an anti-dumping petition ultimately being successful, and not all of these necessarily require an unequivocal demonstration of unfair pricing on the …

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Evolving Compliance with Evolving Russian Sanctions

The current crisis with Russia over the occupation of Crimea and Russia’s military build-up near eastern Ukraine has prompted various national governments, including both the U.S. and E.U., to impose additional sanctions on Russia, creating new challenges, to say the least, for both U.S. companies and their foreign subsidiaries. Recent statements from those close to …

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NAFTA Article 303 & IMMEX, a Mexican Perspective

In Mexico, the Administración Central de Auditoría de Operaciones de Comercio Exterior from the Servicio de Administración Tributaria is starting to audit and enforce the application of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) article 303 against those companies participatimg in Industria Manufacturera, Maquiladora y de Servicios de Exportacion (IMMEX). IMMEX is a duty deferral program …

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