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US Government Shutdown Ends; National Security Reviews By CFIUS Of Foreign Investments Into The US Resume
The agreement to end the partial government shutdown means that the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") have resumed.
United States
1 Feb 2019
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US Government Shutdown: Effects On US Government National Security Reviews Of Transactions Involving Foreign Investors
The partial federal government shutdown, now in its 27th day, has halted a range of government operations.
United States
23 Jan 2019
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2018 US Midterm Elections: Implications For Business
The results of the US midterm elections will have implications for how business gets done in Washington during the next two years.
United States
14 Nov 2018
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Outlook For International Trade Negotiations And Agreements Under A Trump Administration
Candidate Trump ran for US president on a platform heavy on fair-trade/anti-globalization rhetoric.
Worldwide
18 Nov 2016
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US Loses WTO Battle Over Country-of-Origin Labeling Requirements for Meat Products
A World Trade Organization ("WTO") panel has ruled that the United States' amended country-of-origin labeling ("COOL") requirements for beef and pork products not only fell short of bringing it into compliance with prior rulings but, in fact, worsened the United States' treaty violations.
United States
23 Oct 2014
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WTO Appellate Body Rules on Dispute over US Countervailing Duty Law
The Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization ("WTO") has issued its decision in the dispute between the United States and China over the so-called "GPX Legislation.
United States
16 Jul 2014
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WTO Panel Rules Against China On Numerous Issues In Anti-Dumping And Countervailing Duty Investigations Of Poultry Products From The United States
On August 2, 2013, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel circulated its decision in the United States’ challenge regarding "China – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Broiler Products from the United States".
United States
7 Aug 2013
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WTO Dispute Panel Finds China In Violation Of Anti-Dumping Agreement
On July 25, 2011, the European Union (EU) requested consultations with China concerning the imposition of definitive anti-dumping duties on x-ray security inspection equipment from the EU, pursuant to China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Notice No. 1(2011) (the Notice), including its Annex.
United States
5 Mar 2013
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WTO Appellate Body Upholds Ruling Against China In Anti-Dumping And Countervailing Duty Investigations Of Grain Oriented Flat-Rolled Electrical Steel
On October 18, 2012, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) issued its report upholding on all issues the WTO dispute settlement panel report, China – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Grain Oriented Flat-Rolled Electrical Steel from the United States.
Worldwide
23 Oct 2012
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European Commission Proposes Revamp Of EU Biofuels Policy
On October 17, 2012, the European Commission adopted a proposal for a new directive amending the two major pieces of EU legislation on biofuels: Directive 2009/28/EC on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (Renewable Energy Directive or "RED") and Directive 98/70/EC relating to the quality of petrol and diesel fuels (Fuel Quality Directive or "FQD"), both in force since 2009.
Worldwide
18 Oct 2012
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US International Trade Commission Launching Two Investigations Concerning WTO Information Technology Agreement
In response to a request from the US Trade Representative, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched two investigations in anticipation of negotiations on the potential expansion of the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA).
United States
14 Aug 2012
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WTO Panel Rules Against China In Dispute Over Electronic Payment Services
On July 16, 2012, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel determined, in a case brought by the United States, that China maintains a number of measures that treat foreign providers of electronic payment services (EPS) less favorably than the domestic EPS provider, China Union Pay.
Worldwide
1 Aug 2012
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Russia Prepares To Join The WTO
Although it is Russia that accedes to the WTO, the customs tariff applicable to imports of goods into Russia is that of the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia.
Russian Federation
24 Jul 2012
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WTO Appellate Body Brings Coherence to Trade Rules on Technical Regulations
On June 29, 2012, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated its decision in a dispute over US country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements for beef and pork products (WT/DS384/AB/R, WT/DS386/AB/R).
United States
10 Jul 2012
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WTO Panel Rules Against China In Anti-Dumping And Countervailing Duty Investigations Of Grain Oriented Flat-Rolled Electrical Steel
On June 15, 2012, aWorld Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement Panel circulated its decision in the challenge brought by the United States regarding China – Countervailing and Anti-Dumping Duties on Grain Oriented Flat- Rolled Electrical Steel (GOES) from the United States (WT/DS414/R).
United States
19 Jun 2012
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The Russian Government Finally Submits WTO Accession Protocol To Russian Parliament
On 7 June 2012, almost six months after it was signed by the Russian Government, the World Trade Organization (WTO) Accession Protocol was submitted for ratification to the Russian Federal Assembly.
Russian Federation
11 Jun 2012
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The WTO Appellate Body Finds US Dolphin-Safe Label Rules Discriminatory
On May 16, 2012, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated its decision on US measures that condition access to the US Department of Commerce’s (DOC) official "dolphin-safe" label for tuna products (WT/DS381/AB/R).
Worldwide
25 May 2012
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President Obama Signs Legislation Applying Anti-Subsidy Trade Law to Imports from Non-Market Economies Such As Vietnam and China
On March 13, 2012, President Obama signed legislation that explicitly authorizes the United States to apply countervailing duties (CVD), defined as tariffs on imports that benefit from subsidies, to imports from non-market economy (NME) countries.
United States
15 Mar 2012
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Brazil Launches New Industrial Plan
On August 2, 2011, the president of Brazil, Ms. Dilma Rousseff, unveiled a new industrial plan named "Bigger Brazil" ("Brasil Maior" in Portuguese). Issued
Brazil
10 Aug 2011
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WTO Appellate Body Rules Against the EU's Individual Treatment Test for Exporters in Non-Market Economy Anti-Dumping Proceedings
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body ("AB") Report in "DS397 EC-Definitive Anti-Dumping Measures on Certain Iron or Steel Fasteners From China", published on 15 July 2011, following cross-appeals of the WTO Panel report issued in December 2009, should force the EU to change its anti-dumping rules and practice vis-à-vis non-market economy countries ("NMEs").
Worldwide
 
29 Jul 2011
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