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Curtis Provides Capacity Training to the Government of Uganda
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Kalidou Gadio Speaks at AIEN 2022 International Energy Summit
Event 06 Jun. 2023
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News 15 May. 2023
Curtis represents e-commerce retailer in its fight to recover monies withheld by PayPal, the global payment giant
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Event 08 May. 2023
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Event 07 Jun. 2023
Elisa Botero Speaks on Latin America’s H2 Potential at AIEN’s International Energy Summit
Event 23 May. 2023
Partners Luciana Ricart and Fernando Tupa Will Teach a Workshop on Hearings in Investment Arbitration for Arbanza School of Arbitration’s Online Program
Event 03 May. 2023
Dr. Borzu Sabahi to Speak at ICSID-ADGM Joint Conference: Investment Protection and Armed Conflict
Event 19 Mar. 2023
Sebastiano Nessi speaks at Bahrain Business and Legal Landscape Conference
Event 01 Jun. 2023
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News 25 May. 2023
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News 06 Mar. 2023
Russia Sanctions at the First Anniversary: An Overview of Current Sanctions in the US, UK, and EU and How Global Companies Can Navigate Evolving and Conflicting Sanctions Regimes
Client Alert 30 Aug. 2022
The EU Adopts the “Maintenance and Alignment” Sanctions Package
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Experienced litigator Jim Durling focuses on international trade law and cross-border investment issues. His practice encompasses World Trade Organization (WTO) litigation, trade remedies work, and Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) investigations. He has long experience of defending states and private sector clients across a wide range of industries.
Mr. Durling defends foreign governments and companies in antidumping, countervailing duty and other trade remedy investigations. He also advises on parties’ obligations under WTO agreements and has extensive experience in litigating WTO disputes and other trade policy disputes.
Beyond his work on disputes, Mr. Durling also handles a wide range of advisory issues where other regulatory laws affect international trade. He acts for clients on Exon-Florio provisions and related filings before the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). He regularly advises on customs law, including valuation, classification, and customs audits. He has also worked on transfer pricing issues and the intersection of transfer pricing rules with other regulatory requirements.
Mr. Durling has also worked on the intersection of trade laws and antitrust laws, including the anticompetitive consequences of trade law remedies. He has also worked on issues involving the international regulation of intellectual property (IP) and the intersection of rules on IP, antitrust and international trade.
Mr. Durling’s practice involves representing clients around the world. He has worked with governments and companies in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Oman, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and the UAE. He has appeared on high-profile trade policy disputes concerning automobiles, semiconductors and color film, and has been actively involved in the related WTO proceedings arising from these cases. His recent major matters include the defense of several antidumping cases against Argetina, China, Japan, Korea, and Oman, several WTO disputes, both attacking and defending trade remedy measures, and U.S. court litigation that invalidated the use of the U.S. countervailing duty law against China.
ITC Injury Proceedings
Trade Remedy Practice
WTO and International Trade Dispute Settlement
National Security Law
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Clients Praise Curtis in Newly Released Legal 500 USA 2023
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Clients Commend Curtis in Latest Chambers USA 2023
Has extensive experience in working for foreign governments and manufacturers.
Chambers USA 2022 International Trade: Trade Remedies & Trade Policy
A highly skilled strategic trade lawyer.
Chambers Global 2021 International Trade: Trade Remedies and Trade Policies - USA
He is "logical and analytical" and "provides excellent service for clients."
Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019, International Trade/WTO