On March 23, 2020, Husch Blackwell LLP’s very own Nithya Nagarajan was quoted in Bloomberg Law’s article discussing the impacts of the COVID-19 virus on the Department of Commerce’s accuracy concerning antidumping and countervailing duties. To see the full article, please click here. Due to the travel restrictions, attorneys fear that the Department of Commerce’s verification of manufacturer’s data may be skewed. The calculation of this data is sourced from onsite visits and is vital to providing data that is as accurate as possible. With the ongoing outbreak, and no concrete solution in place, concerns have been raised pertaining to deadlines for cases.
We encourage clients and companies to contact Husch Blackwell’s International Trade and Supply Chain Team with any questions or concerns.