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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.
WASHINGTON, DC — Arent Fox is pleased to announce that once again Firmwide Managing Partner Cristina A. Carvalho and Complex Litigation Partner Hunter T. Carter have been named to the Latin America’s Top 100 Lawyers list by Latinvex.
With the escalating political turmoil in Venezuela over the past few weeks, the Trump Administration responded – at least in part – with the imposition of additional sanctions.
In the last hour of the last day of last month, with 30 minutes to spare, US Trade Representative Lighthizer met the US self-imposed deadline and formally sent to Congress the agreed-upon text of a US-Mexico-Canada Agreement, or USMCA.
Monthly Wrap: News, insights & analysis from Arent Fox's International Arbitration team.
The United States and Mexico announced an agreement on August 27, 2018 regarding key issues that have been the focus of trilateral discussions among the US, Mexico and Canada for over a year.
Complex Litigation and International Partner Hunter Carter was recently quoted by Latin Lawyer from a lively dialogue on whether Miami rates as a world-class seat for arbitration at this year’s Latin Lawyer GAR Annual Arbitration Summit.
On May 20, 2018, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin stated that the US was “putting the trade war on hold,” pending negotiations with China to reduce the US trade deficit and address certain acts, policies, and practices related to intellectual property rights.
Following a tweet from President Donald Trump that there was “big news coming soon” for the automotive industry, the Department of Commerce (DOC) formally announced on May 24, 2018 an investigation into the impact of certain automotive imports on US national security interests.
The May 21 notice provides guidance on the manner in which imports whose exclusion requests are approved by the DOC should be entered in order to avoid the Section 232 duties.
Following the Presidential Proclamations issued April 30, 2018 regarding the imposition of double-digit tariffs on certain steel and aluminum imports (Section 232 tariffs), US Customs and Border Protection published further guidance detailing the implementation of the Section 232 tariffs.
Government regulators have struggled to keep pace with entrepreneurs as they launch new cryptocurrencies and trading platforms, resulting in largely unregulated virtual currency exchanges.
Cristina Carvalho and Hunter Carter Rated Among Latin America’s Top Lawyers for the Third Consecutive Year
Cristina A. Carvalho and Hunter T. Carter have been named to Latin America’s 2018 Top 100 Lawyers list by Latinvex.
International Trade Practice Group Leader Kay Georgi, Counsel Regan Alberda, and Associate Lamine Hardaway discussed economic sanctions under President Donald Trump in an article for The Current: The Journal of the PLI Press.