Presidents Xi and Trump prepare for a meeting next week at the G20 event with the purported goal of restarting negotiations to resolve the Section 301 tariff dispute and other trade issues between the U.S. and China. Many analysts and business people from both countries are confident this meeting will lead to resolution. Unfortunately, this

Interrnational Lawyers

Way back in 2007, we did a post on attorney ethics in China, entitled, China Lawyer Ethics — Perils And Pitfalls For Foreign Companies. In that post, we discussed a blog post entitled, Time to Raise The Professional Ethics Bar for Lawyers in China?  In that post, American lawyer Brad Luo  noted that China’s

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A number of our clients have been calling us nearly weekly of late for what they usually call “China briefings” or “China updates.” They mostly want to know what our China lawyers are hearing is happening to foreign companies in China. These calls usually consist of one of our China lawyers listing out the most

collated staples lawyersOn June 6, 2019, Kyocera Senco Industrial Tools Inc. (Petitioner) filed antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against certain collated steel staples (“collated staples”) from China, Korea, and Taiwan. A copy of those petitions can be viewed here.

Under U.S. trade laws, a domestic industry can petition the U.S. Department of Commerce (“DOC”)

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China today announced that it will be ridding China of unreliable people and companies. See China is establishing an ‘unreliable entities’ list that will include companies and people. Specifically, China’s Ministry of Commerce announced it will kick out of China “foreign enterprises, organizations and individuals that do not comply with market rules, violate the