Matthew McConkey

Mayer Brown, Partner

Matthew McConkey is a partner in the International Trade practice at Mayer Brown. He advises clients on a wide range of international trade matters, with particular emphasis on antidumping, anti-subsidy (CVD) and general international trade and import issues. In antidumping and CVD matters, he defends producers and importers against US, EU, Chinese, and Vietnamese unfair trade allegations. Matthew has extensive experience in assisting companies that export from non-market economy countries with respect to the selection of surrogate values and maximizing the impact of various distribution systems on dumping findings.

Regarding customs matters, Matthew has broad range of knowledge on all aspects of the US and Chinese import process, including tariff classification, valuation, country of origin determinations, effective use of tariff elimination or reduction programs, and resolution disputes arising from Customs decisions.

Matthew enjoys a good reputation for his work; sources highlight his “deep understanding of the law and accurate solutions to problems” – Chambers Asia. He is proud to have been recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Asia-Pacific for his foreign experience in the Asia-Pacific Region, specifically, China and Vietnam. Matthew has been asked on many occasions for an interview for his knowledge on matters regarding international trade, customs and antidumping. He is regularly interviewed by both international and local media; including the Chicago Tribune, China Daily, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg's, International Herald Tribune, China Economic Review and Caijing Magazine. Furthermore, he has also appeared on television regarding "Solutions to China-US Trade Surplus." Matthew is a frequent speaker in seminars and conferences, as well as having published many articles.

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