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Commerce issues preliminary determination finding Chinese solar producers receive countervailable subsidies

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • China, USA
  • -
  • July 4 2014

The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determined on June 3 that the Chinese government subsidizes the production and export of

EU State aid rules and the UK's nuclear future

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • -
  • May 1 2014

EU law states that the granting of aid by an EU Member State in favour of a particular undertaking is prohibited if it distorts or threatens to

The World Trade Organization rules against China in raw materials dispute; ruling could serve as precedent for WTO challenge against China on rare earth materials

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • China, Global, USA
  • -
  • August 1 2011

On July 5, a World Trade Organization dispute settlement panel issued its public findings in response to complaints brought by the United States, the European Union, and Mexico against Chinese export restraints on certain raw materials

Government support for renewable energy sources and WTO rules

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Canada, China, USA
  • -
  • July 1 2011

Government support plays a crucial role in the development of renewable energy sources, including wind and solar

China fails to increase its 2011 quota for rare earth materials

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • China
  • -
  • September 1 2011

China announced in July that it would extend and further tighten its export quotas on rare earth materials for the second half of 2011

WTO accession of the Russian Federation

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Global, Russia
  • -
  • December 21 2011

Russia’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) will create opportunities to increase exports of chemicals and will introduce new regulations related to the energy sector, including pricing and subsidy rules

Energy trading disputes: investment treaty protection for hedging agreements and charter-party operations

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 5 2013

Energy trading houses have progressively emerged as major players in the worldwide energy sector, matching supply and demand by purchasing, reselling

The sanctions divide: the White House pushes to ease trade restrictions on Iran while Congress contemplates a new round of sanctions legislation

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Iran, USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

On November 24, 2013 in Geneva, the five members of the UN Security Council - United States, United Kingdom, France, China, and Russia, plus Germany

Foreign exchange controls in Venezuela strangle parts of energy sector

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • Venezuela
  • -
  • June 5 2013

In February 2013, after devaluating the official exchange rate of the Venezuelan Bolivar from VEB 4.3 to 6.3 per USD, the Venezuelan government set up

USTR initiates investigation into China’s green technology policies

  • King & Spalding LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 1 2010

On October 20, 2010, the Office of the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") initiated an investigation into China's policies affecting trade and investment in green technologies