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Biography for Jacob Kopnick

Jacob Kopnick, Associate Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publication Export Compliance Daily. He joined the Warren Communications News team in early 2021 covering a wide range of topics including trade-related court cases and export issues in Europe and Asia. Jacob's background is in trade policy, having spent time with both CSIS and USTR researching international trade and its complexities. Jacob is a graduate of the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Public Policy.

Recent Articles by Jacob Kopnick

CIT Charges Coaxial Cable Importer Over $4 Million in Unpaid Duties, Civil Penalties

The Court of International Trade found that New York-based importer NYWL Enterprises is on the hook for over $4 million in unpaid duties and civil penalties after the court found the importer knowingly misclassified its entries of Siamese coaxial cable…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Finds 6-Month Post-Injunction Liquidation Timeline Runs From Notice, Not Effective Date

CBP did not liquidate imports of wooden bedroom furniture from China past a key six-month time limit, the U.S. Court of International Trade found in an April 9 opinion. Ruling in favor of the U.S. government, Chief Judge Mark Barnett…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Strikes Down Section 232 Tariffs on Steel 'Derivatives'

The Court of International Trade found that President Donald Trump violated procedural time limits when expanding Section 232 tariffs to steel and aluminum “derivatives,” in an April 5 decision granting refunds to steel nail importer PrimeSource Building Products. Judges Timothy…Subscribe to Read >>

Shrimp Industry Group Challenges Negative EAPA Finding at CIT

CBP incorrectly reversed its own Enforce and Protect Act determination that an importer evaded antidumping duties on frozen warmwater shrimp from India, a U.S. shrimp industry group said in a complaint filed at the Court of International Trade March 23…Subscribe to Read >>

CIT Dismisses Challenge to Constitutionality of Section 232 Exclusion Process

The U.S. Court of International Trade dismissed a challenge to the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs' exclusion process, finding that the importer-specific exclusion process is constitutional. In the case, steel importer Thyssenkrupp Materials and its subsidiaries said that by…Subscribe to Read >>