Economic Consulting Services, LLC

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Bruce P. Malashevich

President

Bruce Malashevich joined Economic Consulting Services in 1976, and became President and Chief Executive Officer in 1988.

Mr. Malashevich works closely on an ongoing basis with clients in various manufacturing industries, including metals, minerals, agricultural, industrial chemicals, telecommunications and electronics product areas. He has prepared numerous technical studies and has testified often as an expert before the U.S. International Trade Commission, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. federal courts and other U.S. Government agencies on the impact of changes in competitive conditions on a wide variety of manufacturing and service industries. He also has testified on numerous occasions, and in various legal venues, regarding issues of damages allegedly resulting from breaches of contract and trade-distorting measures, in the United States and other jurisdictions. He is well acquainted with the many nuances that shape economic arguments in Section 337 cases before the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Since 1996, he has been annually reappointed to the U.S. Roster of Experts for service on dispute settlement panels formed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). He has written and spoken widely regarding the economics of applying antidumping/countervailing duty and other trade law in the United States, the EU, Russia, China, Mexico, South Africa, India and other jurisdictions. His lecture audiences include attendants at Georgetown University’s Continuing Legal Education seminars, the World Trade Organization in Geneva, the European Trade Lawyers’ Association, the Bureau of Fair Trade for Imports and Exports in China’s Ministry of Commerce, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies at Princeton University, and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. By invitation, for five years he served as an Associate Member of the “Dispute Settlement in Trade: Training in Law and Economics,” also called “Dissettle.” Dissettle is an organization run by five outstanding European universities under a grant from the European Commission. The objective is to train a new cohort of economic and legal experts to be prepared and able to work together in formulating trade policy and settling international trade and investment disputes. Its goal is to cross the current divide between legal and economic expertise. Mr. Malashevich has been regularly called upon to make presentations and otherwise participate in Dissettle programs.

Mr. Malashevich received his B.A., cum laude, from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, with concentrations in economics, international affairs, and politics in 1974. Mr. Malashevich received his M.A., from the John Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, with concentrations in economics, international affairs, and Soviet area studies in 1976.