Summer 2022 Newsletter

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Featured Article: Case Study: Use of Prospective Method in the Determination of Antidumping Duties

Federal Circuit and CIT Case Summaries

Remarks from New CITBA President Michele Lynch

CITBA's Customs Corner

News From the Clerk of the Court of International Trade

Upcoming Programs:

The Customs Committee will be holding its quarterly meeting for members to catch up on current customs events. The meeting will also feature comments from Molly Newell of Hogan Lovells, who will discuss the new Forced Labor Guidance and how CBP has begun enforcement of the UFLPA.
The Young Lawyers Committee will be hosting a happy hour at Hank's Oyster Bar in Dupont. Come enjoy the D.C. summer weather with your fellow CITBA members and those in the Young Lawyers Committee. We look forward to seeing you there!

Past Events:

June 28, 2022 : Summer Trivia Night
The Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Young Lawyer Committees of CITBA held a summer trivia event and networking night for summer fellows, interns, and associates and other law students and lawyers interested in international trade.
June 7, 2022 : The Use Of The False Claims Act In The Trade Arena
CITBA's Customs Committee hosted a discussion on the use of the False Claims Act in the trade arena. The panel included Brittney R. Powell, Fox Rothschild LLP, Stephen Tosini, Department of Justice, and J. Michael Taylor, King & Spalding LLP, and was moderated by Jill Cramer, Mowry & Grimson, PLLC.
June 3, 2022 : Panel Discussion on Russia Sanctions & Export Controls
CITBA hosted a panel of leading experts from BIS, OFAC, and DDTC to discuss recent updates to Russia sanctions and export controls. The panel included Matthew S. Borman, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, BIS, Michael Lieberman, Assistant Director for Enforcement, OFAC, and Sarah J. Heidema, Director of Policy, DDTC, and was moderated by Ulrika Swanson of Cassidy Levy Kent.
May 10, 2022 : Congressional Trade Agenda and Careers on the Hill
CITBA hosted a panel on the Congressional trade agenda and priorities, as well as insights into career opportunities on Capitol Hill. The panel included Kelly Fay Rodríguez, Trade and Labor Oversight Counsel, House Ways and Means (D), David Giordano, Professional Staff Member, House Ways and Means (R), Virginia Lenahan, Trade Counsel, Senate Finance (D), and James Guiliano, Trade Policy Advisor, Senate Finance (R), and was moderated by the CITBA Young Lawyers Committee Co-Chairs.
May 3, 2022 : CITBA Annual Meeting
CITBA hosted its Annual Meeting and our first in-person event since the pandemic. The meeting was preceded by presentations from Lisa Wang, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, and Lisa Barton, Secretary of the International Trade Commission. We were also joined by a panel of government and private sector lawyers to talk about the trade implications of the crisis in Ukraine.