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New Process for Duty Savings to Become US Law
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • May 11 2016

Legal Update On May 10, 2016, the US Senate passed legislation restarting the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process. President Barack Obama is


Legislation in US Congress Would Revise the Process for Miscellaneous Tariff Bills
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • April 18 2016

The US House and Senate have introduced bipartisan legislation, dubbed the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016, that would launch a


US International Trade Commission launching two investigations concerning WTO Information Technology Agreement
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • August 13 2012

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 Organizations (WTO) Information Technology Agreement (ITA).


Russia prepares to join the WTO
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA, Russia
  • July 23 2012

Following the parliamentary vote on the WTO Accession Protocol, on 21 July 2012, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the ratification bill and submitted it to the WTO Secretariat.


US Congress sets April 30, 2012 deadline to submit individual tariff suspension bills
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

On March 30, 2012, the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee announced the time frame and requirements for Members of Congress to introduce bills to be included in the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill.


President Obama signs legislation applying anti-subsidy trade law to imports from non-market economies such as Vietnam and China
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

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.


US Congress restores the generalized system of preferences program and the Andean Trade Preferences Act
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • October 18 2011

On October 12, 2011, the US Congress passed legislation renewing the US Generalized System of Preferences program (GSP), which had expired on December 31, 2010, along with the Andean Trade Preferences Act program (ATPA).


The US Congress approves free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA, Panama, South Korea, Colombia
  • October 17 2011

On Wednesday October 12, the US Congress passed free trade agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama, culminating more than six years of negotiation and political wrangling across two US administrations.


WTO Appellate Body upholds special safeguard measure imposed by the United States on certain Chinese tires
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA, China, Global
  • September 12 2011

On September 5, 2011, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) published its report on United States Measures Affecting Imports of Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tyres from China (DS399).


Importers and consignees increasingly facing criminal prosecutions in trade remedy and customs enforcement cases
  • Mayer Brown
  • USA
  • May 17 2011

A recent case involving circumvention of antidumping duties highlights the US government's strategy of using criminal charges in trade enforcement cases.