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US Announces Tariff Increase After China Imposes Additional Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports
On August 23, 2019, China announced that it will impose additional tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports valued at approximately $75 billion.
United States
4 Sep 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
China May Soon Announce Product Exclusion Process For Certain Section 301 Retaliatory Tariffs
China may soon announce a product exclusion process for the retaliatory tariffs that it imposed on certain US-origin goods in response to the recent US Section 301 tariffs.
18 Feb 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
US Imposes Additional Sanctions And Export Control Restrictions On Russia In Connection With UK Nerve Agent Attack
Effective August 27, 2018, the Trump administration has issued new sanctions and export control restrictions against Russia under the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control...
United States
10 Sep 2018
China Considers Product Exclusion Process For Section 301 Retaliatory Tariffs
China is considering a product exclusion process for the retaliatory tariffs it imposed on certain US-origin goods in response to the recent US Section 301 tariffs.
5 Sep 2018
US Announces Additional Section 301 Tariffs After China's Retaliatory Moves On US Products
On July 10, 2018, the Office of the US Trade Representative ("USTR") announced a list of additional products imported from China that will be subject to a 10 percent tariff.
United States
13 Jul 2018
Trump Administration Amends Sanctions Against Cuba
On November 8, 2017, the US Treasury, Commerce, and State Departments announced amendments to the Cuban Assets Controls Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations...
United States
14 Nov 2017
United States Imposes Broad New Financial Sanctions On Venezuela
On August 24, 2017, President Donald Trump issued an executive order effective August 25, 2017, imposing broad new sanctions to impair the Venezuelan government's ability to raise funds.
United States
30 Aug 2017
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
US Sanctions Developments Impacting Cuba, Russia And Iran
Below we examine the practical effects of these changes and how they may affect the US private sector's activities.
20 Jun 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
No Violation Is Too Small And No Connection Is Too Attenuated To Escape US OFAC Scrutiny
Another case demonstrates the truly strict liability of US economic sanctions.
United States
23 Feb 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 Russia: The Outlook Under President Trump
This Legal Update discusses how the new president might reshape the US relationship with and affect the sanctions against Russia.
22 Dec 2016
US Sanctions Against Cuba: The Outlook Under President Trump
The results of the recent US presidential election cast a shadow of uncertainty over the future of US-Cuba relations. President-elect Donald J. Trump's stance regarding this historically fraught relationship has varied over the years.
United States
21 Dec 2016
Outlook For International Trade Negotiations And Agreements Under A Trump Administration
Candidate Trump ran for US president on a platform heavy on fair-trade/anti-globalization rhetoric.
18 Nov 2016
WTO Appellate Body Upholds—Again—Panel Ruling On Zeroing In AD Calculations
On September 7, 2016, the World Trade Organization Appellate Body issued its report in United States—Antidumping and Countervailing Measures on Large Residential Washers from Korea.
16 Sep 2016
US Customs Issues New Regulations Allowing US Interested Parties To Initiate Investigations Into Importers Allegedly Evading Antidumping And Countervailing Duties
The interim regulations now obligate CBP to investigate private duty evasion allegations that have reasonable factual support.
United States
25 Aug 2016
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