Trade diversions

Good riddance? The fast lane is fading

by on June 30, 2021 0

The latest version of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the “Biparty Congressional Business Priorities and Accountability Act 2015, Colloquially known as the “fast lane,” is due to expire on July 1, 2021. The Biden administration has not made renewal a priority. Instead, the senior trade policy official of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)...

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Companies increasingly focus on resilience

by on June 25, 2021 0

Supply chain disruptions continue to cost businesses dearly, especially in the wake of a turbulent 2020, according to an international survey of senior decision makers at large companies, released this week. the Global Supply Chain Annual Report from supply chain risk management firm Interos interviewed 900 senior IT, IT security and purchasing officials in...

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Australia dismisses China’s trade complaint

by on June 24, 2021 0

Australia has brushed off China’s “petty” decision to lodge a complaint with the global trade umpire about anti-dumping measures on steel imports. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham is confident Australia’s anti-dumping regime will stand up in the case which could take between two to four years. “I’d call it more petty than provocative, to be...

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Longford Capital Partners with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to Provide Litigation Financing to Willkie Clients Involved in Commercial Litigation

by on June 23, 2021 0

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Longford Capital Management, LP today announced that it has entered into a $ 50 million financing agreement with Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP to provide equity capital to fund attorney fees and litigation costs , and to monetize the value of meritorious legal claims to Willkie’s from clients involved in commercial...

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American whiskey prices: is relief in sight?

by on June 22, 2021 0

American whiskey producers have had a particularly difficult year, with the pandemic exacerbating punitive EU tariffs in retaliation for those imposed by the United States. But recent rulings ending other levies may provide relief, writes Nicola Carruthers. Tariffs have had a devastating impact on American whiskey * This feature was originally published in the...

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Australia takes China to the WTO for its trade sanctions on Australian wines | Australia News

by on June 19, 2021 0

Australia has filed a formal complaint with the World Trade Organization over China’s imposition of anti-dumping duties on Australian wine exports, the federal government said on Saturday. The move follows “extensive consultation with Australian wine growers,” he said, adding: “Australia remains open to engage directly with China to resolve this issue.” The move is...

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