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US Expands Military License Review Factors for National Security Controlled Items to PRC, Venezuela, and Russia
The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule amending the license review policy for items on the Commerce Control List that are controlled for national security (NS) reasons and are destined to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), Venezuela, or Russia.
Arent Fox Trademark Partner Ricardo Fischer will host the first ONEonONE Series for the Asociación Interamericana de la Propiedad Intelectual (ASIPI).
Arent Fox is pleased to announce that Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and Complex Litigation Partner Hunter T. Carter have once again been named to Latinvex’s Top 100 Lawyers list.
Entry into Force of the USMCA as of July 1 is proceeding as planned, with the publication of the Uniform Regulations last week a necessary critical step in making that a reality.
Rumors have circulated through the export community for months, and the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has finally acted. In a final rule published April 28, 2020, BIS is removing License Exception Civil End-Users (CIV) (15 CFR §740.5) from the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
On April 28, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a proposed rule that would revise License Exception Additional Permissive Re-Exports (APR).
Ahoy, Exporters to China, Russia, and Venezuela! Massive Military End Use/User Controls & Reporting Icebergs Lie Ahead!
In yet another action on April 28, 2020, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) issued a final rule imposing stricter license requirements on a wide range of exports, reexports and transfers to China, Russia, or Venezuela for “military end uses” or to “military end users.”
In an April 20, 2020 message to the trade community, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released the long-awaited United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) Interim Implementing Instructions (CBP Instructions).
Join us for a discussion on the key legal issues related to COVID-19 that international companies need to consider and watch out for. During this webinar, we will discuss the latest developments in the employment, international trade, insurance, and the CARES Act.
Last week, in Servotronics, Inc. v. Boeing Co., the Fourth Circuit became the latest United States Court of Appeals to allow Section 1782 discovery for use in private international arbitrations.
International Co-Leader and Litigation Partner Malcolm McNeil participated in a 3 part online series on coronavirus-related business and legal developments hosted by the Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Arent Fox Recognized as a Top Firm for Intellectual Property and Litigation Counseling in Latin America
Latinvex has once again rated Arent Fox as one of the best law firms in the world for companies with business operations in Latin America. In particular, the Latin America-focused business publication recognized the firm for its leading litigation, patent, and trademark counseling.
Arent Fox Attorney Russell Semmel will speak at the 20th Judicial Conference of the United States Court of International Trade hosted on November 18, 2019 in Washington, DC.
Arent Fox International Arbitration Associate Claudia Hartleben will speak at a forum titled “Delivering on the Promise of International Arbitration: How Can Parties Obtain the Value and Efficiency that International Commercial Arbitration Is Supposed to Provide?”
Not a Full-On Embargo, But Decision to Freeze Government Assets Makes US Trade with Venezuela Tricky
On August 5, 2019, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO), freezing all assets in which the Government of Venezuela has an interest that are in US hands and prohibiting US persons from transactions with the Government of Venezuela, unless specifically exempted or authorized.
In response to the increasing numbers of illegal border crossers, primarily from the Central American countries of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, crossing into the US along the US – Mexico border, President Trump has previously indicated he would “shut the border.”
An arbitration brought by Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) against Petróleos Paraguayos (Petropar), filed in July 2016 before the Paris-based International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), has been temporarily suspended.
Companies have been hearing about a potential shut down of the US-Mexican border and we have compiled the latest information available.
Brexit woes in 2018 did not deter parties from referring disputes to the LCIA. The LCIA released its Annual Casework Report, revealing a growing preference for use of the institution’s Rules, increased recourse to expedited procedures, and parties hailing to the LCIA from diverse regions.