A weekly live web event dedicated to issues related to international trade.
This week the conversation focused on so-called “Trump” tariffs: a.k.a. Sec. 201, 232, 301.
In light of lively debate about Sec. 301 challenge in the Court of International Trade, we also focused on the details and legal rationale underlying the Sec. 301 litigation.
Materials used throughout the stream include:
Martin Behr’s Presentation: “Trump’s Tariffs: Sections 201, 232, and 301,” available at https://drive.google.com/file/d/17kgaG2an_EiUL4kZOduqinbUWWu1-2MD/view?usp=sharing
U.S. Court of International Trade Plaintiff’s Complaint: HMTX Industries v. U.S., available at https://filehost.thompsonhine.com/uploads/USCIT_-_HMTX_Industries_LLC_et_al_v_United_States_-_Sept_2020_2ea7.pdf
Jurisdictional Statute, 28 USC 1581(i)(1)(B):
https://uscode.house.gov/view.xhtml?req=(title:28 section:1581 edition:prelim) OR (granuleid:USC-prelim-title28-section1581)&f=treesort&edition=prelim&num=0&jumpTo=true
Statute of Limitations, 28 USC 2636(i) – 2 years from the date the cause of action first accrues:
“First Accrues” Date: 83 FR 47974 (09/21/2018)
4 Sec. 301 lists available at USTR website
USTR Report (Final?)
Reliance on Sec. 307 (at page 2)
USTR Statement Mentioned in the Complaint