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By Olga Torres
The export control regulations are difficult enough to understand in their own right.
By Derrick Kyle, Mackenzie Willard
On August 29, 2018, in a settlement involving Clifford Chance US, LLP, a large international law firm, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") provided the export community with a perfect example...
By Olga Torres, Andrea Fraser-Reid, Derrick Kyle
This article will discuss U.S. economic sanctions on Russia as enforced by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), a government agency within the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
By Maria Alonso, Pierfilippo Natta (Legal Intern)
The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") has been in effect since January 1, 1994
By Olga Torres, Pierfilippo Natta (Legal Intern), Maria Alonso
On October 10, 2018, the U.S Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations to conduct pilot programs to implement provisions of the FIRRMA, which became effective August 13, 2018, and amended section 721...
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
On September 11, 2018, the Department of Commerce issued an interim final rule in the Federal Register updating the process by which companies may request exclusion from additional duties on steel and aluminum articles ...
By Torres Law, PLLC
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA) into law.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
These and similar errors constitute violations of 19 U.S.C. § 1592, and upon such discovery, the importer must ask, "Should I submit a Prior Disclosure to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP")?"
By Olga Torres, Jonathan Creek
On July 6, 2018, the USTR announced the procedures for filing and obtaining product exclusions from the recently announced Section 301 tariffs on the imports of $34 billion worth of Chinese goods.
By Olga Torres, Jonathan Creek
Past compliance with the full range of international trade, export controls, and economic sanctions laws and regulations should be a critical element of due diligence in mergers and acquisitions.
By Derrick Kyle
Since the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 ("TFTEA") was signed into law in February 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") has increased enforcement of U.S. import laws and regulations.
By Ines Kouevi, Andrea Fraser-Reid
Suite aux suspicions relatives à l'éventuelle création d'une arme nucléaire par l'Iran, la communauté internationale et plus précisément les pays du P+5 (les Etats-Unis, la Russie...
By Olga Torres
Non-U.S. companies involved in the reexporting of U.S. goods or technology should familiarize themselves with the applicable U.S. export laws, regardless of where they are located.
By Olga Torres
The U.S. government maintains a variety of lists of sanctioned or denied parties—including entities, individuals, aircraft, and vessels—with whom companies and individuals are prohibited or restricted from dealing.
By Olga Torres, Jonathan Creek
On June 15, 2018, the Trump Administration took the next step in escalating trade tensions with China by imposing additional 25% tariffs on imports of more than 800 products under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974