The ACSA International Cotton Institute is an eight week residential program designed to provide a basic education in all aspects of the cotton industry and the international business environment for men and women worldwide. From field to fabric, to manual classing and the use of HVI data, through risk management and the basics […]
Since October 2014, Turkey has filed an anti-dumping case against the U.S. cotton industry. Although this is an ongoing issue, the ACSA and NCC continue to stay abreast of the situation and keep close contact with those members involved. If any member has been contacted by Turkey regarding this issue, said member should contact the […]
Dear Member of the House of Representatives:
The undersigned organizations represent a very broad cross-section of U.S. production agriculture and agribusiness. We urge you to cast an affirmative vote on H.R. 2289, the “Commodity End-User Relief Act,” when it moves to the floor for consideration.
This legislation contains a number of important provisions for agricultural and agribusiness hedgers who use […]
Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) announced today that he has introduced the Protecting Orderly and Responsible Transit of Shipments (PORTS) Act in the United States Senate to safeguard the American economy from the threat of labor shutdowns and slowdowns at seaports.
The Act, which is cosponsored by Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), would discourage disruptions at US seaports and […]
For questions please contact Kevin Batteh or Kwon Park at (202) 547-3035.
On May 12, the CFTC released its final interpretation on forward contracts with embedded volumetric optionality (EVO). The interpretation identifies when an agreement, contract, or transaction (ACT) would fall within the forward contract exclusions from the “swap” and “future […]
Please see below for an end of the week regulatory and legislative update. We will continue to actively monitor the activities of the regulators over the coming weeks and will send out updates when appropriate. As always, please let us know if you have any questions.
SEC EMAC Meeting: The SEC will host its first Equity Market […]
The ACSA International Cotton Institute is an eight week residential program designed to provide a basic education in all aspects of the cotton industry and the international business environment for men and women worldwide. From field to fabric, to manual classing and the use of HVI data, through risk management […]