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The new balance of power: what the 114th Congress means for business
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 12 2014

As the now-lame-duck U.S. Congress convenes for its final legislative session of 2014, the 114th U.S. Congress is gearing up for action


United States to participate in new World Trade Organization trade negotiation to lower tariffs on “green goods”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, Global
  • April 3 2014

On March 21, the Obama Administration formally notified Congress that it intends to enter into a new plurilateral trade negotiation in the World


U.S. government to investigate India’s trade and investment restrictions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, India
  • September 13 2013

In response to escalating trade and investment restrictions by the Government of India, the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance and House Committee on


Japan’s entry into Trans-Pacific Partnership FTA raises opportunities and risks for US companies
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, Japan
  • March 20 2013

On March 15, 2013, Japan announced it will seek to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, an 11-country free trade agreement (FTA


United States, Europe launch negotiations on historic Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, European Union
  • February 14 2013

In his February 12, 2013, State of the Union address, President Obama announced that the United States and the European Union will immediately launch


U.S. government announces new international services negotiations
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • January 17 2013

On January 15, 2013, the Obama Administration formally notified Congress that it intends to enter into negotiations to expand global trade in


U.S. and EU regulators seek input on eliminating red tape and unnecessary costs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, European Union
  • September 24 2012

U.S. and EU government regulators are seeking private sector recommendations on how U.S. and EU regulations, approval procedures and standards could be harmonized to reduce administrative burdens and operating costs for U.S.-EU trade in goods and services


Landmark U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement enters into force
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, South Korea
  • March 15 2012

Today’s entry into force of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) marks a historic milestone in the economic integration of the United States and Korea


Second WTO challenge of Chinese export restrictions could affect high-tech and green energy sectors
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, China, European Union, Japan
  • March 15 2012

On March 13, 2012, the United States, the European Union and Japan launched a World Trade Organization challenge of China’s export restrictions on rare earth minerals, and tungsten and molybdenum, which are key inputs in automobiles, computers, cameras, mobile phones, flat panel screens, medical equipment, steel and chemicals, as well as “green” products such as wind turbines, catalyzers, electric and hybrid vehicles, and energy-saving bulbs


Two important new U.S. WTO actions against China on steel and credit card services
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA, China
  • February 16 2011

The United States has begun two new litigation proceedings under the World Trade Organization (WTO) against certain Chinese measures on steel and electronic payment services