The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) is holding a public hearing today regarding its ongoing Section 301 Investigation of France’s Digital Services Tax (DST) (see Trump and Trade Update of July 11, 2019). The French DST law imposes a 3% tax on annual revenues generated by companies that provide certain digital services

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has issued a press release announcing the initiation of an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into the French government’s planned Digital Services Tax (DST). On March 6, 2019, France released a proposal for a 3 percent levy on revenues that certain companies