Kenneth J. Pierce


  • Enjoin The Byrd Amendment
    Sunday, October 1, 2006
    Since its enactment in October 2000, the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (a.k.a. the 'Byrd Amendment') has been the target of remonstration because it pays private parties federal taxes collected on imported goods.The payouts violate U.S.
  • The New Big Thing In Trade Law: Post-Order Antidumping And Countervailing Duty Settlements
    Friday, September 1, 2006
    There is a new trade-law game in Washington: post-order antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) settlements. Over the last 35 years, "settlements" have traditionally been confined to pre-order suspension agreements under 19 U.S.C. 1671c and 1673c. Settlement after an order has been imposed has not been a realistic option in most trade cases. Just...
  • Sunday, May 1, 2005
    America's awful antidumping ("AD") law has just gotten worse.A controversial new AD bonding requirement issued by the U.S. Bureau of Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") makes the law more onerous for agriculture and aquaculture imports.For even a single entry of these products, in addition to making full AD cash deposits, an importer now must also post...
  • Monday, November 1, 2004