On September 20, 2021, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) published in the Federal Register amended regulations to improve its administration and enforcement of the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) laws. The AD/CVD laws are intended to provide relief to domestic industries, including businesses, workers, farmers and ranchers, from the injurious effects of unfairly traded imports through the imposition of AD/CVDs. The final rule significantly modifies the agency’s regulations concerning industry support, new shipper reviews,…
Many homeowners across the country have seen their home values increase recently. According to the National Association of Realtors, the median price of homes sold in July of 2021 rose 17.8% over July of 2020. The median home price was $411,200 in the Northeast, $275,300 in the Midwest, $305,200 in the South and $508,300 in the West. Be aware of the tax implications if you’re selling a home or you sold one in 2021.…
Ten days ago, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris opened one-day HLED: High-Level Economic Dialogue (Diálogo Económico de Alto Nivel or DEAN, in Spanish) talks in Washington D.C., led by U.S. Secretary of State Blinken and Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard. The HLED was originally launched in 2013 by then-Presidents Obama and Peña-Nieto (and chaired at the time by then-Vice President Biden), but halted by President Trump almost as soon as he took office. The goal…

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