Trade & Customs - Economists & Anti-Dumping Consultants 2018: Analysis

In this chapter we recognise 37 individuals who come highly recommended for their excellent work advising clients on trade policy, anti-dumping and countervailing duty proceedings and related litigation.

Global Elite Thought Leaders
1. Charles Anderson Capital Trade, Washington DC
2. Daniel Klett Capital Trade, Washington DC
3. Bernard Hoekman European University Institute, Florence

Specialist economics firm Economic Consulting Services stands out in our research this year as one of the foremost offerings in the international trade and customs arena, achieving six nominations here.
Bruce Malashevich is a well-regarded figure in the US market where he enjoys a strong reputation for his work providing economic counsel to clients across a range of sectors, from telecommunications to metals and agriculture.
Jennifer Lutz wins high praise from international sources who consider her a top name when it comes to advising clients on complex international trade and competition matters.
Kenneth Button stands out among peers for his extensive experience dealing with a wide array of trade-related issues, from anti-dumping to countervailing duties.
Maarten van de Geijn is well respected among peers and clients alike, who commend his expert handling of trade investigations and anti-dumping proceedings.

Consulting firm Capital Trade also performs well this year and sees four individuals recognised for their excellence in the field.
Charles Anderson is “excellent in all areas” according to sources one of whom effuses, “He’s amazing in the anti-dumping countervailing area.” He stands out as one of the top names in our research this year.
Daniel Klett wins high praise from sources who note he is “always very good” and commend his excellent work advising clients on trade regulation and economics. 
Seth Kaplan is a go-to adviser on trade economics issues, and stands out in the market for his strong understanding of countervailing duties and anti-dumping matters.
Andrew Szamosszegi is well known in the US market for his first-rate trade economics practice, which spans a wide range of matters including trade policy and import pricing.

International law firm Cassidy Levy Kent sees four individuals recognised here.
Deirdre Maloney is a well-established name in the US trade market, where she is highly regarded for her superb work advising clients on trade regulation and policy.
Richard Boyce is a first-rate economic consultant who is frequently engaged in handling complex trade and customs matters for clients across a range of sectors including agriculture and automotives.

Bernard Hoekman at European University Institute boasts a strong international reputation for his work in the field of trade and customs. He is regarded as a leading name when it comes to handling trade policy and economics matters.

At Sidley Austin, Simon Schropp is “an exceptional multi-disciplinary practitioner” according to sources, who commend his “unique mix of economic and legal knowledge”. One client effuses: “Simon is incredibly creative, detail-oriented, practical and thoughtful.”

Paul Baker at International Economics Consulting in Mauritius is a well-respected economist who is highly sought after for his expertise in trade policy, strategy and duties.

King & Spalding’s Jorge Miranda possesses over 20 years of experience in the international trade arena and is well versed in advising clients on trade remedies, WTO rules and investigations.

At Trade Resources Company in Istanbul, managing director Bulent Hacioglu receives widespread plaudits from peers who praise his impressive work on anti-dumping investigations and related compliance issues.

Cliff Stevenson at Cliff Stevenson Consulting is a firm favourite among clients who highly recommend him for his impressive knowledge of trade-related competition matters and anti-dumping regulation.

Thompson Hine’s William Matthews is recognised for his first-rate trade practice which encompasses a wide array of related matters including anti-dumping cases, trade regulation and import and export policies.

Fevzi Toksoy at ACTECON is a well-recognised economist who is commended by market sources, particularly for his deep expertise in EU trade law.

At Dentons, Rudi Leleu is well known in the European market for his strong expertise when it comes to trade policy, anti-dumping and safeguard measures.

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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