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FTC To Host Public Workshop On "Made In USA" Enforcement Program And Requests Public Comments From Interested Parties
Tomorrow, September 26, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will host a public workshop in Washington, ...
United States
3 Oct 2019
USTR Considering Additional $4 Billion In European Products For Special Duties
The USTR will consider a second list of products, totaling $4 billion in imports, to include in its proposed duties of up to 100 percent ad valorem on EU imports.
United States
8 Jul 2019
Continued Developments In Challenges To Customs's Enforcement Of Section 337 Exclusion Orders In Disputes Before The U.S. Court Of International Trade
At the end of 2018, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) issued an opinion in One World Techs., Inc. v. United States
United States
31 May 2019
USTR Increases Section 301 Tariffs On List 3 Products To 25% And Announces Additional Tariffs On Remaining Imports From China
Following a setback in U.S.-China trade negotiations, the USTR has increased the Section 301 List 3 additional duty rate on $200 billion of Chinese-origin products ...
28 May 2019
CIT: Neither Section 1592 Nor The Seventh Amendment Guarantees A Right To Have A Jury Determine The Amount Of Customs Penalties
In a variety of contexts, U.S. government agencies regulating international trade and the cross-border movement of goods and services possess significant civil and criminal penalty authority.
United States
10 May 2019
Importers To Face Additional Duties On European Goods
USTR has proposed to impose additional duties of up to 100 percent ad valorem on $21 billion of imports from EU member states as a result of a dispute concerning aircraft subsidies.
European Union
30 Apr 2019
USTR Grants First Product Exclusion Requests From Section 301 Tariffs
In March 2018, following its investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. ß 2411) ("Section 301")...
United States
8 Jan 2019
U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Announced
On Sunday, September 30, President Trump reached an agreement with the governments of Canada and Mexico to revise and modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
United States
11 Oct 2018
European Court Of Justice: Intercompany Pricing Cannot Be Used For EU Import/Customs Purposes If Subject To Adjustments
A recent judgment of the European Court of Justice for bars the use of intercompany transfer prices for EU imports and EU customs duty purposes if (as is commonly the case) these are subject to retroactive adjustments.
European Union
12 Jan 2018
Census Begins Review Of Routed Export Reporting Requirement
The U.S. Bureau of the Census has issued a notice requesting comments on the definition of "routed export transaction" and the responsibilities of parties in routed export transactions.
United States
17 Oct 2017
CBP Provides The Trade Community With An Opportunity To Identify Regulatory Burdens For Possible Elimination Or Modification
Commentators should consider not only actual regulations, but also overly burdensome information collections.
United States
21 Sep 2017
FDA Announces Import Staffing Change At International Mail Facilities
Earlier this month, The Washington Post reported that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced that he was reallocating three dozen employees...
United States
21 Aug 2017
President Trump Issues Two Executive Orders On Trade And Customs Enforcement, And Trade Deficits
President Trump signed two EOs addressing trade on Friday, March 31: one addressing trade and customs enforcement, including the collection of antidumping and countervailing duties...
United States
6 Apr 2017
SEC Calls For Comments On Conflict Minerals Rule Implementation And Guidance
On January 31, 2017, Acting Chairman of the SEC, Michael S. Piwowar, issued two statements calling for comments on the SEC's enforcement of the conflict minerals reporting requirements of the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
6 Feb 2017
CBP's Informed Compliance Letters Notify Importers That An Audit Or Enforcement Action May Follow
U.S. CBP issued letters to major importers that encourage recipients to review their recent trade data, and remind them of potential CBP enforcement actions in the case of non-compliance with U.S. customs laws.
United States
24 Aug 2016
CBP Releases New Regulations On Anti-Dumping And Countervailing Duty Evasion, Which Take Immediate Effect
CBP has released the highly anticipated AD/CV duty evasion regulations, which promulgate an administrative procedure for investigating AD/CV duty evasion allegations that CBP must follow.
United States
23 Aug 2016
Congress Passes MTB Reform Legislation
Congress has enacted new legislation, the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016, which offers a unique opportunity for U.S. companies whose imported goods require the payment of tariffs under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States.
United States
27 May 2016
The Trade Facilitation And Enforcement Act Of 2015 Is On Its Way To The President's Desk
Last Thursday, the U.S. Senate voted 75-20 to agree to the conference report on H.R. 644, the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act of 2015 sending the legislation to President Obama's desk for enactment.
United States
26 Feb 2016
SECís Proposed "Conflict Minerals" Rules Affect Multiple Industries and Require Public Disclosures
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently proposed significant new reporting and supply-chain due diligence requirements relating to the use of so-called "conflict minerals."
United States
17 Mar 2011
Homeland Security Update on the New Border Protection Laws for Food Imports: Food Facility Registration, Prior Notice and Record-Keeping
Domestic and foreign businesses engaged in U.S. food importation and distribution are quickly becoming familiar with new and onerous legal requirements imposed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which the FDA will jointly administer with the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
United States
30 Mar 2004
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