Cases

2017


Silicon Metal – PI-2016-004

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal), pursuant to the provisions of subsection 34(2) of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted a preliminary injury inquiry into whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping of silicon metal originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway, the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Thailand, and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand, have caused injury or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

Representing Companhia Ferroligas Minas Gerais (Minasligas), Liasa (Ligas de Alumínio S/A), Wacker Chemicals Norway AS and Wacker Chemie AG.


Silicon Metal – SM2 2017 IN

Pursuant to subsection 31(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted investigations respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain silicon metal originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway, the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of Thailand, and the alleged injurious subsidizing of certain silicon metal originating in or exported from the Federative Republic of Brazil, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, the Kingdom of Norway and the Kingdom of Thailand.

Representing Companhia Ferroligas Minas Gerais (Minasligas), Liasa (Ligas de Alumínio S/A), Wacker Chemicals Norway AS and Wacker Chemie AG.


2016


Gypsum Board – NQ-2016-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal), pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, has conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of gypsum board, sheet, or panel (“gypsum board”) originating in or exported from the United States of America, imported into Canada for use or consumption in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, as well as the Yukon and Northwest Territories.

Represented International Brotherhood of Boilermakers.


Gypsum Board – GC-2016-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal), pursuant to section 18 of the CITT Act, conducted an inquiry at the request of His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Finance, to inquire into the matter of whether the imposition of provisional duties or duties, applicable to gypsum board imported from the United States for markets in Western Canada, is contrary to Canada’s economic, trade or commercial interests, and specifically whether such an imposition has or would have the effect of substantially reducing competition in this market or causing significant harm to consumers of those goods or to businesses who use them.

Represented International Brotherhood of Boilermakers.


Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe – NQ-2016-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal), pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of welded large diameter carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Japan, and the subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury.

Represented Cantak and Metal One Corporation.


Welded Large Diameter Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe (AD1408 / 4214-47 – CVD143 / 4218-44)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), pursuant to subsection 31(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted investigations respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain welded large diameter line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Japan and the alleged injurious subsidizing of certain welded large diameter line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented Cantak Corporation and Metal One Corporation.

 


Stainless Steel Sinks

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), of the normal values, export prices and the amounts of subsidy of certain stainless steel sinks originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China).


2015


Copper Pipe Fittings

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted a re-investigation, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), of the normal values and export prices of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States of America, the Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China (China) and the amounts of subsidy of the same products originating in or exported from China.


Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Line Pipe – NQ-2015-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal) conducted an inquiry pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China caused injury or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.


Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel Plate – NQ-2015-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) conducted an inquiry pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Special Import Measures Act and found that the dumping of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from the Republic of India and the Russian Federation and the subsidizing of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from the Republic of India have not caused injury and are not threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.


Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low-Alloy Steel Plate (Steel Plate 8)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted investigations under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate originating in or exported from the Republic of India and the Russian Federation.


Seamless Casing, Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG I and II) and Certain Pup Joints

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) conducted a re-investigation, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), of the normal values, export prices and amounts of subsidy of certain seamless casing, certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) and certain pup joints originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China).


 2014


Photovoltaic Modules and Laminates – NQ-2014-003

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal), pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of photovoltaic modules originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.


Photovoltaic Modules and Laminates

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain photovoltaic modules and laminates originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.


Oil Country Tubular Goods – NQ-2014-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal), pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Thailand, the Republic of Turkey, Ukraine and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and the subsidizing of the above‑mentioned goods originating in or exported from the Republic of India, the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of the Philippines, the Kingdom of Thailand, Ukraine and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Represented Mertex Canada Inc., Boly Pipe Co., Ltd., Jindal SAW Limited and Government of Thailand.


Oil Country Tubular Goods (AD/1404 – CV/139)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping of certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam, and the alleged injurious subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from India, Indonesia, the Philippines, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine and Vietnam. 

Represented Mertex Canada Inc., Boly Pipe Co., Ltd., Jindal SAW Limited and Government of Thailand.


Aluminum Extrusions

Application for exclusion to vary scope.


Carbon Steel Plate from China

Application for scope clarification.


Aluminum Extrusions/Unitized Wall Modules

Clarified scope to remove risk of double jeopardy.


Unitized Wall Modules

Anti-dumping review for Shenyang Yuanda Aluminium Industry Engineering Co., Ltd.


Oil Country Tubular Goods – RR-2014-003

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act, initiated an expiry review of its findings made on March 23, 2010 in Inquiry No. NQ-2009-004, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China).


Concrete Reinforcing Bar – NQ-2014-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT), pursuant to the provisions of section 42 of the Special Import Measures Act, conducted an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of hot-rolled deformed steel concrete reinforcing bar in straight lengths or coils, commonly identified as rebar, in various diameters up to and including 56.4 millimeters, in various finishes, excluding plain round bar and fabricated rebar products, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea and the Republic of Turkey.

Representing Peak Products Manufacturing Inc. – a Canadian importer seeking exclusion for specialized products.


Concrete Reinforcing Bar (AD/1403 – CV/138)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain concrete reinforcing bar originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Republic of Turkey.


Certain Copper Pipe Fittings (AD/1358 – CV/118)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act, of the normal values and export prices of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States, Korea and the People’s Republic of China and the amounts of subsidy of the same products originating in or exported from China.


2013


Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate – NQ-2013-005

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping of hot rolled carbon steel plate has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury, originating in or exported from the Brazil, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Korea.

Represented Usiminas, Brazil. Threat of injury, many exclusions.


Certain Stainless Steel Sinks (AD/1392 – CV/129)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act to update the normal values, export prices and the amounts of subsidy of certain stainless steel sinks originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented the only three Chinese exporters to secure continuing normal values.


Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low‑Alloy Steel Plate  (AD/1402)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of certain hot-rolled carbon plate from Brazil, Denmark, Indonesia, Italy, Japan and Korea.

Represented Usiminas (Brazil)


Certain Unitized Wall Modules (AD/1399)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act to update the normal values and export prices of certain unitized wall modules originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China).

Represented Shenyang Yuanda (China), Yuanda Canada.


Aluminum Extrusions – RR-2013-003

Expiry review of its findings made on March 17, 2009, in Inquiry No. NQ-2008-003, as amended by its determination made on February 10, 2011, in Inquiry No. NQ-2008-003R, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of aluminum extrusions originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented several importers.


Bicycles – RD-2013-001/ RD-2013-002

Interim review of its order made in Expiry Review No. RR-2011-002 in respect of bicycles, assembled or unassembled, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei and the People’s Republic of China, excluding bicycles with an FOB Chinese Taipei or People’s Republic of China selling price exceeding CAN$225 and excluding bicycles with foldable frames and stems.

Represented Chinese and Taiwanese interests.


Bicycles (AD/962)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation of the normal values and export prices of certain bicycles originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei and the People’s Republic of China (China).

Represented Chinese and Taiwanese interests.


Unitized Wall Modules – NQ-2013-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/Tribunal) initiated an inquiry to determine whether the dumping and subsidizing of unitized wall modules, excluding non-unitized building envelope systems, such as stick systems and point-fixing systems, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury.

Represented Shenyang Yuanda and Yuanda Canada. Threat of injury.


WTO Dispute Settlement Compliance Panel – U.S.A. Country Of Origin Labelling (COOL)

Represented Canadian Pork Council.


 Safeguards on Frozen Pork – Chile

Application for government of Chile.

Safeguard measure denied.

Represented Canadian Pork Council, Canadian Meat Council, Canada Pork International.


2012


Unitized Wall Modules – PI-2012-004

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations on July 16, 2012 into the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of unitized wall modules, with or without infill, including fully assembled frames, with or without fasteners, trims, cover caps, window operators, gaskets, load transfer bars, sunshades and anchor assemblies, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

GCS secured the only negative preliminary injury determination in the history of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal

Represented Shenyang Yuanda and Yuanda Canada.


2011


Bicycles – RR-2011-002

Expiry review of its order made on December 10, 2007, in Expiry Review No. RR-2006-001, concerning bicycles, assembled or unassembled, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei and the People’s Republic of China, excluding bicycles with an FOB Chinese Taipei or People’s Republic of China selling price exceeding CAN$225 and excluding bicycles with foldable frames and stems.

Represented Taiwan Bicycle Exporters’ Association, Giant Bicycle Canada, Action Traders Ltd., Joying Canada, Hangzhou Joykie Industrial & Trading, Joysun Bicycle Manufacturing, Shenzhen Taifeng Yongda Bicycles, Tianjin Golden Wheel X-D Bicycles and Yong Qi (Chang Zhou) Bicycle Industrial Co.


Oil Country Tubular Goods (CV-122, CV-125)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation to update the amounts of subsidy, pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), in respect of certain seamless steel casing and certain oil country tubular goods originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (China).

Represented three Chinese exporters (Hengyang Valin Group).


Certain Stainless Steel Sinks (AD/1392 – CV/129)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated investigations under the Special Import Measures Act, respecting the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of stainless steel sinks with a single drawn bowl having a volume between 1,600 and 5,000 cubic inches or with multiple drawn bowls having a combined volume between 2,200 and 6,800 cubic inches, excluding sinks fabricated by hand, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Secured lowest AD/CVD margin for two Chinese exporters.


2010


Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet and Strip – RR-2010-001

Expiry review of its order made on August 16, 2006, in Expiry Review No. RR-2005-002, continuing its finding made on August 17, 2001, in Inquiry No. NQ-2001-001, concerning the dumping of flat hot-rolled carbon and allow steel sheet and strip, originating in or exported from Brazil, the People’s Republic of China, Chinese Taipei, India, South Africa and Ukraine, and the subsidizing of such products originating in or exported from India.

Represented Usiminas, Brazil.


 Certain Copper Pipe Fittings (AD/1358 – CV/118)

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated a re-investigation, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), of the normal values and export prices of certain copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the United States of America, the Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China and the amounts of subsidy of the same products originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented major Canadian importer.


2009


Refined Sugar – RR-2009-003/RR-2009-003R

Expiry review of the orders made by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal on November 2, 2005, in Expiry Review No. RR-2004-007, continuing, with amendment, its orders made on November 3, 2000, in Review No. RR-99-006, continuing, with amendment, its findings made on November 6, 1995, in Inquiry No. NQ-95-002, concerning the dumping of refined sugar, refined from sugar cane or sugar beets, in granulated, liquid and powdered form, originating in or exported from the United States of America, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and the subsidizing of refined sugar, refined from sugar cane or sugar beets, in granulated, liquid and powdered form, originating in or exported from the European Union.

Represented Food Processors of Canada.


Oil Country Tubular Goods (AD/1385 – CVD/125)

The CBSA  initiated a re-investigation to update amounts of subsidy, pursuant to the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), as part of the ongoing enforcement of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal findings respecting: a) certain seamless carbon or alloy steel oil and gas well casing originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China; and b) certain oil country tubular goods (OCTG) originating in or exported from China.

Represented three Chinese exporters (Hengyang Valin Group).


2008


Carbon Steel Welded Pipe – NQ-2008-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the alleged dumping, subsidizing and potential injury caused by carbon steel welded pipe originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented two Chinese exporters in CBSA proceeding.


 Thermoelectric Containers – NQ-2008-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the alleged dumping, subsidizing and potential injury caused by thermoelectric containers that provide cooling and/or warming with the use of a passive heat sink and a thermoelectric module, excluding liquid dispensers, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented the government of China, principal Chinese exporter.


Aluminum Extrustions – NQ-2008-003

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the alleged dumping, subsidizing and potential injury caused by aluminum extrusions produced via an extrusion process of alloys having metallic elements falling within the alloy designations published by The Aluminum Association commencing with 1, 2, 3, 5, 6 or 7 (or proprietary or other certifying body equivalents), with the finish being as extruded (mill), mechanical, anodized or painted or otherwise coated, whether or not worked, having a wall thickness greater than 0.5 mm, with a maximum weight per metre of 22 kg and a profile or cross-section which fits within a circle having a diameter of 254 mm, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Threat of injury finding.

Represented Kam Kiu Aluminum (China), PanAsia Aluminum before CBSA. Represented Kam Kiu, PanAsia and other major Chinese exporters and numerous Canadian users seeking exclusions.


2007


Seamless Carbon or Alloy Gas Well Casing – NQ-2007-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the alleged dumping, subsidizing and potential injury caused by the importation of seamless carbon or alloy steel gas  well casing originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Threat of injury finding.

Represented the government of China, and Tianjin Pipe Corporation as well as Imex Canada.


2006


Bicycles – RR-2006-001

CITT Expiry Review – Bicycles Originating In The People’s Republic Of China.

Represented various Taiwanese and Chinese interests.


Copper Pipe Fittings – NQ-2006-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the alleged dumping and injury caused by importation of various copper pipe fittings originating in or exported from the Unites States of America, the Republic of Korea and the People’s Republic of China.

Represented importer NCI Marketing Inc.


2005


Hot Rolled Steel Sheet – RR-2005-002

Sunset Review into Hot Rolled Steel Sheet, Represented South African, Brazilian and Serbian producers.

Secured rescission of finding for Mittal Steel (South Africa), Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Companhia Siderúrgica Paulista, USIMINAS (Brazil).


Unprocessed Grain Corn – NQ-2005-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into unprocessed grain corn, excluding seed corn, sweet corn and popping corn, originating in or exported from the United States of America.

Secured no injury finding.

Represented the Canadian Pork Council, Canadian Cattlemen’s Association and Animal Nutrition Association of Canada.


2004


Laminate Floor – NQ-2004-006

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into Certain Laminate Flooring Dumping of laminate flooring in thickness ranging from 5.5 mm to 13 mm (other than laminate hardwood flooring where the hardwood component exceeds 2 mm in thickness) originating in or exported from Austria, Belgium, the People’s Republic of China, France, the Federal Republic of Germany and the Republic of Poland and the subsidizing of such product originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China.

Represented Kaindl (Austria), terminated for de minimis, dumping and Kaindl (Luxembourg), terminated at PD for negligibility.


GS-2004-001

Safeguard Inquiry into the Importation of Bicycles and Finished Painted Bicycle Frames

Global safeguard inquiry into the importation of bicycles, assembled or unassembled, with a wheel diameter greater than 15 inches or 38.1 centimetres, and finished painted bicycle frames, assembled or unassembled.

GCS was lead counsel on respondents’ side and represented major Canadian importer and largest Chinese and Vietnamese exporters.

The affirmative finding was rejected by the government of Canada. No action.


CBSA Re-investigation

Bicycles Originating In The People’s Republic Of China.


Live Swine from Canada, U.S. DOC investigation.

Represented the government of Prince Edward Island.

No injury.


2003


Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon And Alloy Steel Sheet Products – RR-2003-002

Expiry Review Of Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon And Alloy Steel Sheet Products Originating In The Slovak Republic.

Secured rescission.

Represented U.S. Steel Kosice (USSK).


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Products – RR-2003-003

Expiry Review Of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Products Originating In Brazil And The United States Of America.

Represented Usiminas (Brazil), Companhia Siderurgica Nacional, International Steel Group Inc., United States Steel International, Inc. and Pro-Tec Coating Company.

No injury finding.


Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet Products – RR-2003-004

Expiry Review Of Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet Products Originating In The Slovak Republic.

Secured rescission of finding.

Represented USSK (U.S. Steel Kosice).


CBSA Re-investigation

Bicycles Originating In The People’s Republic Of China.


2002


Bicycles and Frames – RR-2002-001

Expiry Review Of Bicycles And Frames Originating In Or Exported From Chinese Taipei (Formerly Designated As Taiwan) And The People’s Republic Of China.

Represented largest Canadian importer and Chinese supplier.


Certain Stainless Steel Round Bar – RD-2002-004

Request For Interim Review Of Certain Stainless Steel Round Bar Originating in or Exported from the United Kingdom.

Secured requested exclusion.

Represented CORUS (British Steel).


2001


Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet and Strip – NQ-2001-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the dumping Of Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon And Alloy Steel Sheet And Strip Originating In Or Exported From Brazil, Bulgaria, The People’s Republic Of China, Chinese Taipei, India, The Republic Of Korea, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Ukraine And The Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia, And The Subsidizing Of Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon And Alloy Steel Sheet And Strip originating in or exported from India.

Represented Usiminas (Brazil) and Iscor Limited (South Africa).


Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet Products – NQ-2001-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the dumping Of Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Products Originating In Or Exported From Brazil, Chinese Taipei, The Former Yugoslav Republic Of Macedonia, Italy, Luxemburg.

Secured no injury finding.

Represented Brazilian mills (Usiminas, CSN, COSIPA), ISCOR Ltd. and Macsteel International (Canada) Ltd.


GC-2001-001

Safeguard Inquiry into the Importation of Certain Steel Goods.

Represented AK Steel Corp. – AK Tube LLC, Bethlehem Steel Corp., Castle Tubulars Inc., Cogent Power Inc., Companhia Siderúrgica Belgo-Mineira, Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional, Companhia Siderúrgica Paulista, CORUS America, CORUS Group, Iscor Ltd., Ispat Inland Inc., J.B. & S. Lees, Kawasaki Steel Corp., Kobe Steel Ltd., Macsteel International (Canada), Magna International, Mitsui & Co. (Canada), National Automotive Radiator (Narmco), National Steel Corp., Nippon Steel Corp., Nisshin Steel, NKK Corp., North-East Tubes Inc., Paragon Industries Inc., Pro-Tec Coating Co., Siderúrgica Barra Mansa S/A, Silcotub S.A., Sumitomo Metal Industries Ltd., TKA Fabco, United States Steel Corporation, Usinas Siderúrgica de Minas Gerais S/A and World Metals Corporation.


2000


Oil and Gas Well Casing – RR-2000-001

Certain Oil And Gas Well Casing Made Of Carbon Steel Originating In Or Exported From The Republic Of Korea And The United States.


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet – PI-2000-005

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated a preliminary inquiry into Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Originating In Or Exported From The People’s Republic Of China, India, Malaysia, Portugal, The Russian Federation, South Africa And Chinese Taipei And The Subsidizing Of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Originating In Or Exported From India.


Grain Corn – NQ-2000-005

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated am inquiry into Certain Grain Corn Originating In Or Exported From The United States Of America And Imported Into Canada For Use Or Consumption West Of The Manitoba-Ontario Border.


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet – NQ-2000-008

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the dumping Of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Originating In Or Exported From The People’s Republic Of China, India, Malaysia, The Russian Federation, South Africa And Chinese Taipei, And The Subsidizing Of Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet Originating In Or Exported From India.


1999


Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet – NQ-99-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into Certain Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet Products originating in or exported from Argentina, Belgium, New Zealand, the Russian Federation, the Slovak Republic, Spain and Turkey.

Represented Canadian Auto Parts Stampers.


Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate – NQ-99-004

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the dumping in Canada Of Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate Originating In Or Exported From Brazil, Finland, India, Indonesia, Thailand And Ukraine, And The Subsidizing Of Certain Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate Originating In Or Exported From India, Indonesia And Thailand.


1998


Stainless Steel Bar – NQ-98-001

Represented British Steel. Secured rescission.

Sunset Review.


Certain Corrosion-Resistant Steel Sheet – RR-98-007

Represented Canadian Auto Parts Stampers, U.S. Integrated Mills (secured exclusion for both clients) and British Steel (secured rescission for client).

Sunset Review.


Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet – NQ-98-004

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into Certain Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon and Alloy Steel Sheet Products, originating in or exported from France, Romania, the Russian Federation and the Slovak Republic.

Represented Canadian Auto Parts producers.


1997


Bicycles and Frames – RR-97-003

Represented Taiwan Bicycle Manufacturers Association.

Sunset Review.


Carbon Steel Plate and Alloy Steel Plate – RR-97-006

Represented British Steel and USIMINAS S.A. Secured rescission.

Sunset Review.


Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet – RR-97-007

Represented Canadian Auto Parts Stampers (Magna, Fabco, Titan, National Radiator and Maksteel), British Steel, Bethlehem Steel, USX, LTV, National Steel, Inland Steel and A.K. Steel.

Secured rescission.


Dairy Product Blends – GC-97-001

Represented the National Dairy Council of Canada and secured favourable tariff classification of dairy product.


Bell Canada Procurement Appeals – PR-97-048 | PR-97-049

Represented AT&T Canada Corp.


1996


Polypropylene Rope – RR-96-003

Represented Korean industry. Secured rescission of finding.

Sunset Review.


1995


Refined sugar – NQ-95-002 (AD/CVD)

Acted for ED&F Man (U.K.) and Canadian Industrial Sugar Users.


Oil and Gas Well Casing – RR-95-001

Acted for U.S. producers.

Sunset Review.


Boneless manufacturing beef – RR-95-003 (CVD)

Represented Canadian Cattlemen’s Association.

Sunset Review.


Refined Sugar – PB-95-002

Public Interest Inquiry.


1994


USA Beer – RR-94-001

Sunset Review.


Women’s Leather and Non-Leather Boots and Shoes – RR-94-003 (AD/CVD)

Secured rescission for Brazilian exporters.

Sunset Review.


1993


Preformed Fibreglass Pipe Insulation with a Vapour Barrier – NQ-93-002

Represented U.S. exporter, Owens-Corning and Canadian subsidiary (importer) Fibreglass Canada Inc.


Corrosion-resistant steel sheet products – NQ-93-007

Represented British, Japanese and U.S. exporters. Secured exclusions for automotive end use and proprietary Japanese product.


Tillage or earth engaging tools – RR-93-001

Represented Brazilian exporters.

Sunset Review.


Induction Motors – RR-93-004 (AD/CVD)

Secured rescission for Brazilian exporters.

Sunset Review.


Preformed Fibreglass Pipe Insulation with Vapour Barrie PB-93-001

Public Interest Inquiry.


Boneless Beef – GC-93-001

Inquiry into the importation of boneless beef originating from Australia and New Zealand.


1992


Bicycles – NQ-92-002

Bicycles assembled or unassembled from Taiwan and the PRC.

Represented the Taiwan Bicycle Manufacturers Association.


Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Plate and High-Strength Low-Alloy Plate – NQ-92-007

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT/ Tribunal) initiated an inquiry into the Dumping of Hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy plate, heat-treated or not.

Represented British, Brazilian and U.S. producers. Secured client-related exclusions from injury finding.


Flat Hot-Rolled Carbon Steel Sheet – NQ-92-008

Represented British and U.S. producers. Secured no injury findings.


Cold-Rolled Steel Sheet – NQ-92-009

Represented British and U.S. producers. Secured client related exclusions from injury finding.


Bicycles and Frames – PB-92-001

Public Interest Inquiry.


1991


USA Beer – NQ-91-002

Beer from the USA for use of consumption in the province of B.C.

Acted for the brewing industry of British Columbia. Secured material injury finding.


Carbon Steel Welded Pipe – NQ-91-003

Carbon steel welded pipe from Brazil, Luxembourg, Poland, Turkey and Yugoslavia.

Negotiated undertaking for Brazilian industry.


Machine Tufted Carpeting – NQ-91-006

Machine tufted carpeting from the USA.

Represented certain U.S. exporters. Future injury.


Brass Replacements – RR-91-005

Brass replacement key blanks.

Sunset Review.


1990


Stainless Steel Bars – NQ-90-002

Acted for the Indian exporters. No material injury.


Drywall Screws – RR-90-003

Drywall Screws originating in or exported from Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea And France.

Sunset Review.


Oil and Gas Well Casing (Carbon Steel) – RR-90-005

Acted for U.S. producers.

Sunset Review.


Boneless Manufacturing Beef – RR-90-006 (CVD)

Secured extension of finding for the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association

Sunset Review.


1989


Brass Replacements – NQ-89-002

Brass replacement key blanks from Italy.

Obtained material injury finding for Canadian producer Ilco-Unican.


Women’s Footwear – NQ-89-003

Women’s footwear from Brazil, the PRC and Taiwan, Romania and Yugoslavia (AD/CVD).

Represented the Brazilian footwear industry.


Refill Paper – NQ-89-004

Refill paper from the Federal Republic of Brazil (CVD).

Represented the Brazilian producer.


Carbon and Alloy Steel Plate – RR-89-006

Received rescission for British Steel and Cosipa.

Sunset Review.


Induction Motors – RR-89-013

Induction Motors – over 200 H.P. (AD/CVD).

Represented Brazilian industry. No injury.

Sunset Review.


1988


Sour Cherries – CIT-2-88

Sour (tart) cherries (USA).

Secured material injury finding for Canadian producers.


Polyphase Induction Motors – CIT-5-88

Polyphase induction motors from Brazil, France, Japan, Sweden, Taiwan, the U.K. and the USA (AD/CVD).

Represented Brazilian industry and GEC Alsthom (France) and secured no injury finding.


1987


Fertilizer Blending Equipment – CIT-3-87

Fertilizer blending equipment, produced or exported by, or on behalf of, Speed King Industries inc., Dodge City, Kan., USA, for use west of the Man./Ont. border.

Secured no material injury and no material retardation for importer from USA.


Porcelain insulators from Japan.

Negotiated a successful undertaking on behalf of Canadian producer GEC-Althstom.


Solid Urea – CIT-9-87

Solid urea from G.D.R. and USSR for use or consumption in Eastern Canada (Canadian territory east of the Ont./Man. border).

Represented users (Ontario Corn Producers Association). Obtained no injury finding.


Drywall Screws – CIT-10-87

Subsidized and dumped drywall screws from France (AD/CVD).

Acted for the Canadian industry.


Automobiles – CIT-13-87

Cars produced by, or on behalf of, Hyundai Motor Co., Seoul, Republic of Korea, or by companies with which it is associated, and from the Republic of Korea.

Acted for Director of Investigations and Research (Competition Act).

No material injury.


1986


Drywall Screws – CIT-1-86

Drywall screws from Taiwan.

Represented Canadian producer. Material injury.


Boneless Manufacturing Beef – CIT-2-86

Subsidized boneless manufacturing beef from the EEC (CVD).

Obtained injury finding for Canadian Cattlemen’s Association.


OCTG – November, 1986

Negotiated an undertaking on behalf of Japanese producers and exporters.


Dry Pasta – CIT-5-86

Subsidized dry pasta from the EEC (CVD).

Acted for the Canadian pasta industry.


Drywall Screws – CIT-6-86

Drywall screws from the Republic of Korea.

Represented the Canadian industry.


Grain Corn – CIT-7-86

Subsidized grain corn from USA (CVD).

Obtained an injury finding for Ontario Corn Producers Association in first CVD action against USA.


Carbon Steel Seamless Pipe – CIT-8-86

Subsidized carbon steel seamless pipe from Brazil (CVD).

Obtained no injury finding for Mannesmann do Brazil and Mannesmann Pipe and Tube.


1985


Polyphase Induction Motors – CIT-6-85

Polyphase induction motors from Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Poland, Taiwan and U.K. (AD/CVD).

Represented Brazilian industry.


Barbed Wire – CIT-7-85

Barbed wire from Argentina, Brazil, Poland and the Republic of Korea.

Represented Brazilian producer Belgo-Mineira.


Colour Television – CIT-13-85

Colour television receiving sets from the Republic of Korea.

Represented Korean Electronic Industries Association.

No material injury.


Oil and Gas Well Casing – CIT-15-85

Oil and gas well casing from Argentina, Austria, F.R.G., the Republic of Korea and USA.

Represented U.S. producer Maverick Tube.


1984


Alpine Ski Poles – ADT-5-84

Alpine ski poles from Norway, France, F.R.G. and Italy.

Represented Italian producer Gipron.


Porcelain Insulators – ADT-14-84

Porcelain insulators from USA and Japan.

Represented Canadian producers and secured affirmative injury finding. Material injury with exceptions.


1983


Stainless Steel Bars – ADT-1-83R

Stainless steel bars and wire from Brazil, F.R.G., France, Japan, the Republic of Korea and Spain.

Sunset Review.


Alloy Tools, Steel Bars, Plates and Forgings – ADT-2-83R

Alloy tools, steel bars, plates and forgings from Brazil, F.R.G. and Japan.

Sunset Review.


Carbon and Alloy Steel Plates – ADT-10-83R

Carbon and alloy steel plates from Belgium, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, F.R.G., France, the Republic of South Africa, the Republic of Korea, Romania, Spain and U.K.

Sunset Review.


Tillage Tools – ADT-11-83

Represented Brazilian producer.


1982


Drywall Screws – ADT-5-82R

Drywall screws from Japan and Singapore.

Likelihood of material injury.

Represented Sunset Review.


Curtaining Fabrics – ADT-11-82

Curtaining fabrics from France, Italy and Spain.

No material injury.


Aluminum Spars – ADT-12-82

Aluminum spars from France.

Represented the French producers.

No material injury.


Woven Fabrics – ADT-16-82

Woven fabrics from Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Represented Japanese and Korean exporters, and Canadian fashion industry. No material injury.


Polyester filament woven fabrics from the USA.

Represented U.S. producers. Obtained termination at Revenue Canada phase on basis of no dumping (AD).


1981


Synthetic Baler Twine – ADT-8-81R

Synthetic baler twine from Portugal, Italy, U.K., the Netherlands and F.R.G.

Represented Sunset Review.


1979


Fork Lift/Lift Trucks – ADT-9-79R

Fork lift or lift trucks from Japan, U.K. and USA.

Represented Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
Sunset Review.


1977


Wide Flange Steel Shapes – ADT-12-77R

Wide flange steel shapes from U.K., France, Japan, the Republic of South Africa, Belgium and Luxembourg.

Represented British Steel.
Sunset Review.


1975


Natural Rubber Balloons – ADT-7-75R

Natural rubber (latex) balloons produced by Latex Occidental S.A., Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Sunset Review.