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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
US Government Shutdown: Effects On US Government National Security Reviews Of Transactions Involving Foreign Investors
The partial federal government shutdown, now in its 27th day, has halted a range of government operations.
United States
23 Jan 2019
The "New NAFTA" And Its Revised Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Ending with final bilateral negotiations between the US president and the Canadian prime minister that concluded September 30, the United States, Canada and Mexico have reached agreement...
United States
10 Oct 2018
Withdrawal From NAFTA Remains An Option If Renegotiation Talks Fail
On April 27, 2017, US President Donald Trump announced that he would not withdraw from the NAFTA "at this time," after securing agreement from Canada and Mexico to renegotiate elements of the agreement.
United States
3 May 2017
US President Blocks Proposed Acquisition By Chinese Partnership Of US Assets Of German Semiconductor Company On National Security Grounds
For just the third time in history, a US president has formally blocked a proposed foreign acquisition of a US business due to national security concerns identified during the review process by CFIUS.
8 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
Trans-Pacific Partnership Takes On E-Commerce, Cybersecurity And Encryption
The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) was signed on February 4, 2016. The TPP concerns a wide range of issues and has been negotiated over several years by the United States and 11 Pacific Rim trading partners.
United States
8 Feb 2016
WTO Members Conclude Landmark Expansion Of Information Technology Agreement
The United States and more than 50 member governments of the World Trade Organization announced a landmark expansion of the Information Technology Agreement that will phase out hundreds of tariffs on information technology.
United States
22 Dec 2015
WTO Panel Rejects Argentina's Tax Transparency Penalties
Before a World Trade Organization ("WTO") dispute settlement panel, Panama challenged Argentina's imposition of certain tax measures against services and service suppliers from countries deemed "not cooperating for tax transparency purposes" by the Argentine government under Decree No. 589/2013.
8 Oct 2015
TransPacific Partnership Agreement Negotiations Concluded
The United States has concluded negotiations with 11 other countries that comprise the TransPacific Partnership (TPP).
United States
7 Oct 2015
Proposed US Legislation Could Significantly Impact Trade-Exposed Sectors
We expect that Congressional leaders will introduce bipartisan trade promotion legislation as early as today.
United States
16 Apr 2015
CFIUS Annual Report Reveals Increase in Scrutiny of Foreign Investments in the United States and Perceived Threat To Critical US Technologies
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) issued its Annual Report to Congress in February 2015, covering CFIUS activity during calendar year 2013.
United States
4 Mar 2015
US Government Produces Unclassified Documents in Litigation Regarding CFIUS Review of Chinese Investment
On November 21, 2014, the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States ("CFIUS") provided Ralls Corporation ("Ralls") with unclassified documents regarding the US governmentís review and rejection of Rallsís purchase of four US companies for the purpose of developing wind farms in Oregon.
United States
8 Dec 2014
New Reporting Requirements Imposed on Foreign Direct Investments in the United States Made After January 1, 2014
The US Department of Commerce ("Commerce") has announced that foreign direct investments in the United States made after January 1, 2014 will be subject to a reporting requirement.
United States
5 Dec 2014
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 courtís 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
Revisions To WTO Agreement On Government Procurement Enter Into Force
The revised World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) entered into force on April 6, 2014.
United States
10 Apr 2014
US Trade Representative Requests Comments On WTO Environmental Goods Agreement
On March 21, 2014, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) notified Congress of its intent, within the next 90 days, to enter into negotiations for a new multilateral trade agreement on environmental goods in the World Trade Organizations (WTO).
United States
28 Mar 2014
National Security Review By US Government Clears Acquisition Of Smithfield Foods By Chinese Meat Processor, Shuanghui International
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has cleared the purchase by Shuanghui International Holdings Limited, a Chinese company based in Hong Kong, of Smithfield Foods, Inc., a US corporation based in Virginia.
United States
12 Sep 2013
Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement Presents Opportunity For US And EU Businesses
During his State of the Union address, President Obama announced the administrationís decision to launch formal US-EU trade negotiations
25 Feb 2013
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