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US Government Restricts Certain Exports To Huawei And Affiliates By Adding It To Entity List While Permitting Temporary Narrow Exceptions
On May 16, 2019, the US Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security issued a final rule amending the EAR by adding to the Entity List Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and 68 of its non-US affiliates.
United States
7 Jun 2019
OFAC Issues First Formal Guidance Framework On Sanctions Compliance Programs
On May 2, 2019, the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") published A Framework for OFAC Compliance Commitments ("Framework").
United States
22 May 2019
Different Sides Of The Same Coin: OFAC Lifts Some Sanctions Against Russia And Tightens Sanctions Against Venezuela
This week the US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") announced two significant changes to US sanctions with consequences for the global aluminum and oil markets.
United States
6 Feb 2019
New US Sanctions On Iran, Russia, North Korea: Trump Signs Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act
On August 2, 2017, US President Donald Trump signed a wide-ranging piece of legislation, the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act, which expands existing sanctions and imposes new ones on Russia, Iran, and North Korea.
4 Aug 2017
Chinese Telecom Giant ZTE Makes History With Guilty Plea And $1.19 Billion Settlement For Sending US Export-Controlled Goods To Iran And North Korea
As part of the settlement, ZTE will remain under probation for an additional seven-year period and submit itself to active auditing and monitoring by the US government.
14 Mar 2017
President Obama Imposes Cyber-Related Sanctions In Response To Russian Interference In The 2016 US Election
On December 29, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order to authorize several actions in response to cyber activities of the Russian government that were related to the 2016 US election.
United States
11 Jan 2017
WTO Panel Issues Mixed Decision On Anti-Dumping Duties In EU Fatty Alcohols Dispute
On December 16, 2016, a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel issued its report in European Union – Anti-Dumping Measures on Imports of Certain Fatty Alcohols from Indonesia.
9 Jan 2017
US Sanctions Against Iran: The Outlook Under President Trump
Donald J. Trump's presidential victory is almost certain to mean a marked change in the use of sanctions targeting Iran.
United States
21 Dec 2016
US Appellate Court Clarifies Due Process Rights For Parties Subject To CFIUS Review Of Foreign Investments
The US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit has reversed a lower court’s ruling and held that companies undergoing review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) have a due process right to notice of unclassified evidence and an opportunity to rebut that evidence.
United States
23 Jul 2014
US Trade Representative Initiates an Environmental Review of Free Trade Agreement with the European Union
The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the initiation of an environmental review of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (T-TIP), ..
United States
10 Jul 2014
US Federal Circuit Rules For Inclusion Of Voluntary Respondents’ CVD Rates In Calculation Of "All Others" Duty Rate
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) has reversed a US Court of International Trade (CIT) decision on the calculation of the "All Others" duty rate in countervailing duty (CVD) Investigations.
United States
13 Jun 2014
The US Criminalization Of Import Violations Continues Unabated
On July 23, 2012, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a criminal complaint in a California federal district court.
United States
31 Jul 2012
New OFAC Licenses Ease Certain US Economic Sanctions Against Burma
On July 11, 2012, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) of the US Department of the Treasury issued General License Nos. 16 and 17 (General Licenses) related to US sanctions against Burma.
United States
18 Jul 2012
WTO Appellate Body Brings Coherence to Trade Rules on Technical Regulations
On June 29, 2012, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated its decision in a dispute over US country-of-origin labeling (COOL) requirements for beef and pork products (WT/DS384/AB/R, WT/DS386/AB/R).
United States
10 Jul 2012
The WTO Appellate Body Finds US Dolphin-Safe Label Rules Discriminatory
On May 16, 2012, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) circulated its decision on US measures that condition access to the US Department of Commerce’s (DOC) official "dolphin-safe" label for tuna products (WT/DS381/AB/R).
25 May 2012
New Presidential Order Targets Foreign Evaders of US Sanctions
President Obama has issued an Executive Order (E.O. 13608, May 1, 2012) aimed at foreign individuals and entities that have evaded US economic sanctions on Iran and Syria.
United States
9 May 2012
WTO Appellate Body Upholds Special Safeguard Measure Imposed By The United States On Certain Chinese Tires
On September 5, 2011, the Appellate Body of the World Trade Organization (WTO) published its report on United States – Measures Affecting Imports of Certain Passenger Vehicle and Light Truck Tyres from China (DS399).
United States
13 Sep 2011
Importers and Consignees Increasingly Facing Criminal Prosecutions in Trade Remedy and Customs Enforcement Cases
A recent case involving circumvention of antidumping duties highlights the US government’s strategy of using criminal charges in trade enforcement cases.
20 May 2011
The "Wolff" at Importers’ Doors: Criminal Statute Is New Tool in Trade Enforcement Cases
US importers have long been subject to civil penalties for violating US trade law. However, with the recent indictment of 11 individuals and 6 corporations for allegedly conspiring to illegally import goods into the United States, the US government may be signaling a sea-change in its enforcement strategy by subjecting trade law violators to severe criminal penalties as well.
United States
29 Oct 2010
US Customs Abandons Proposed Change to First Sale Rule for Customs Valuation of US Imports
US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has abandoned its plans to change a longstanding methodology for calculating import tariffs.
6 Oct 2010
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