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Who Manipulates Their Currency? Treasury says No One.

Posted in Manufacturing, Trade Agreement Compliance, World Trade Organization

On October 16, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released its Semi-Annual Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies.  The report considers whether countries manipulate the rate of exchange between their currency and the United States dollar for purposes of preventing effective balance of payments adjustments or gaining unfair competitive advantage in… Continue Reading

Is There a Trade Remedy When Good Employees Sell Secrets to a Competitor?

Posted in Trade Remedies

The answer to this question may depend on a Section 337 case recently filed at the International Trade Commission. Normally, section 337 cases are filed to halt imports of goods that violate U.S. patents, copyrights, or trademarks.  However, the remedy is not formally limited to traditional intellectual property violations, as this case shows.… Continue Reading