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U.S. Steel And Aluminum Tariffs: Exclusion And Relief Process Explained
This international trade brief explains the exclusion process that the U.S. Department of Commerce has implemented for obtaining relief from these tariffs.
United States
12 Jun 2018
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U.S. Tariffs On Steel And Aluminum – National Security Ties Justify A Permanent Canadian Exemption
In this international trade brief, we discuss the apparent trade policy reasons for the U.S. administration imposing the aluminum and steel tariffs (namely, lack of progress in NAFTA renegotiations) ...
Canada
5 Jun 2018
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Chinese Semiconductors May Be The Next Target Of A National Security Probe
In a recent interview with Reuters, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross suggested that a national security review of the importation of Chinese semiconductors may be launched under...
Canada
25 May 2017
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On The Road To Legalization: Highlights Of Canada's Proposed Cannabis Act
On April 13, 2017, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act...
Canada
9 May 2017
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Canada's NAFTA Chapter 11 Win And Future IP Negotiations
On March 17, 2017, a NAFTA tribunal unanimously ruled that Canada did not violate NAFTA Chapter 11 provisions providing for minimum standards of treatment and protection against expropriation...
Canada
7 Apr 2017
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Robert Lighthizer's Confirmation As U.S. Trade Representative: Buckle Up Your Seat Belts For A Bumpy Ride
The nominated U.S. Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, is a well-known and veteran international trade lawyer and a free-trade critic who has spent much of his career filing trade remedy cases...
Canada
7 Apr 2017
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President Trump To Increase Department Of Commerce's Trade Enforcement Budget
On March 16, 2017, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget released the President's 2018 Budget Blueprint (Budget Blueprint), which provides the Trump administration's preliminary budget outline for 2018.
Canada
7 Apr 2017
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OFAC Fines China-Based ZTE $1.2 Billion: Implications For Canadian Companies
On March 7, 2017, the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced a record-breaking fine against Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE Corp. and its subsidiaries...
Canada
5 Apr 2017
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Lifting Of Canada's Economic Sanctions Against Iran Represents Meaningful Trade Opportunities For Canadian Business
On February 5, 2016, Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced significant changes to Canada's economic sanctions against Iran...
Canada
12 Feb 2016
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Eighteen Months Of Canada's Escalating Measures Against Russia
It has been 18 months since Canada along with the United States and the European Union began imposing escalating rounds of economic sanctions measures against Russia in response to the political crisis in the Crimea region of Ukraine.
Canada
18 Sep 2015
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Further Toughening Of Canada’s Sanctions Against Russia
The latest amendments implemented on September 17, 2014 expand upon a previous round of sanctions made effective on July 24, 2014.
Canada
24 Sep 2014
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Canadian Government Steps Up Enforcement Of Economic Sanctions
An Alberta-based company was charged with a statute violation by attempting to export controlled goods valued at $15 to the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Canada
23 Apr 2014
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New Disclosure Requirements Under The Iran Threat Reduction And Syria Human Rights Act Of 2012
In August 2012, President Obama signed into law the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act of 2012 (the IRT Act).
Canada
4 Dec 2012
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