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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 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
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
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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