International Trade / WTO

  • The firm was retained by an Export Promotion Council and individual exporters to handle Antidumping Investigations launched by the Government of South Africa on Indian leather footwear exporters.
  • Prepared a Paper for the Council for Leather Exports, on deficiencies in the legal agreement of the WTO, highlighting on improvements required on the Antidumping Agreement, to enable Ministry of Commerce take up these issues during negotiations.
  • Defended the case of Indian exporters on an individual basis as well as for the Indian Leather Industry as a whole.
  • Prepared background papers for the Commerce Ministry, Government of India to initiate Consultative process with the Government of South Africa and thereafter handled the investigation successfully, resulting in termination of investigation.
  • The firm has been retained to advise a leading Corporate on the Midterm Review of Antidumping and Countervailing duties by the European Union.
  • The firm has been retained by a leading Corporate to attest Periodical Statements to the EU to confirm compliance with Price Undertaking Norms.
  • The firm has been retained by Domestic Corporates to advise them on launching Antidumping investigation against imports into India.
  • Prepared a detailed Report for the Ministry of Commerce on the Tariff and Non-Tariff Barriers to Indian Leather Exporters, for formulating the Government of India's responses during the Doha Round of Negotiations.