Insights: News Releases Kilpatrick Townsend One of 11 Firms Given Preferred Provider Status by China Ministry of Commerce
ATLANTA (December 7) – Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton announced today that the firm was one of 11 foreign law firms given “preferred provider” status by the People’s Republic of China Ministry of Commerce (Mofcom). The firms were selected after a bidding and screening process for inclusion in the “2021 Ministry of Commerce’s Law Firm Library Bidding Project for Trade Remedy and Trade Barrier and Trade Barrier and US Section 337.” The service term of the project is from January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2024.
Mofcom is a cabinet level executive agency established in 2003. It is responsible for trade negotiations and the relationship with the World Trade Organization (WTO). Like the U.S. Department of Commerce, Mofcom promotes exports and imports, and coordinates foreign investment. It also handles bilateral and multilateral trade negotiations.
The 11 firms selected as preferred providers were deemed to have the capabilities, professional standards, and relevant experience to provide consulting and legal services including legal analysis, research, and written legal opinions.
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