Georgetown Economic Services provides economic, financial, and accounting analysis in all areas of U.S. international trade litigation. GES has also provided these services to clients involved in international trade litigation under the laws of other countries, including Australia, Brazil, China, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, and Uruguay.
Major Practice Areas
- Antidumping proceedings
- Countervailing duty proceedings
- Section 201 “escape clause” investigations
- NAFTA safeguards
- Section 301 unfair trade practices investigations
- Section 421 China safeguard investigations
- Section 332 industry and economic analyses
- Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) evaluations
- Foreign government unfair trade proceedings
- Work with clients to develop “like product” and market definitions.
- Conduct industry surveys, prepare foreign market and price research in target countries, calculate dumping and subsidy margins, and assess strength of potential case.
- Draft petitions and oversee initiation of cases at relevant government agencies.
- Prepare data, provide economic, financial, and statistical analysis, and draft related portions of written submissions to government agencies during investigations.
- Review, audit, and critique cost and financial accounting practices and pricing and terms of sale information contained in submissions of adversarial parties.
- Provide expert testimony at hearings.
- Assist attorneys in formulating and analyzing appeals of antidumping and countervailing duty determinations before the U.S. Court of International Trade and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.