Perspectives on International Trade
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US State Department Seeks Feedback on Amorphous Human Rights Due Diligence for US Exporters of ‘Surveillance’ Items
Kay C. Georgi, Marwa M. Hassoun, Regan K. Alberda, Matthew Tuchband, Sylvia G. Costelloe*, Aman Kakar
Draft Guidance issued by the US State Department recommends that companies that export items with surveillance capabilities conduct human rights due diligence, and solicits feedback by October 4, 2019.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its Logistics & Transportation group with the addition of Partner Robert J. Ernest.
List 4A goes into effect, all Section 301 tariffs to increase by 5 percent, USTR deadlines loom, and the President orders American companies to “search for alternatives” to China sourcing. This is your end-of-summer Section 301 China tariffs roundup.
The DoD, General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) issued an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a key provision of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19 NDAA).
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce the expansion of its International Trade practice with the addition of Counsel Matthew Tuchband.
WASHINGTON — Fifty Arent Fox LLP attorneys have been rated as leaders in their profession by The Best Lawyers in America 2020.
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.
On Friday, August 2, 2019, the US State Department announced the issuance of another round of sanctions on the Russian Government in relation to the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991 (CBW Act), which will go into effect on August 19, 2019.
Customs Issues Guidance on How to Preserve Your Rights to Refunds for China Section 301 Product Exclusions
Because of the length of time since China Section 301 duties were first imposed on July 6, 2018, many 2018 entries first covered by the duties are approaching their liquidation date (if they have not liquidated already).
The 2019 edition of Legal 500 US has rated 49 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as national leaders in their field. In addition, 15 of the firm’s practice areas were ranked among the best in the country.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that International Trade practice partner Marwa Hassoun has been named among the 2019 “Top Women Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States is currently drafting the implementing regulations for the FIRRMA which was enacted this past August and represents the most sweeping set of changes to the processes and jurisdiction of CFIUS in its 44-year history.
A federal appeals court has delivered potentially good news for companies whose imported products US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) insists are within the scope of an ambiguous antidumping or countervailing duty (AD/CVD) order.
On May 21, 2019, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published a Federal Register notice requesting comments on the proposed exclusion process for List 3 of the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports.
David R. Hamill, Teresa M. Polino, David Salkeld, Antonio J. Rivera, Leah Scarpelli, Russell A. Semmel*
For these tariffs to become effective, the US Trade Representative will need to publish a final notice after public comment and hearing.
China Section 301 List 3 Developments: An Increase to 25 Percent and Possibly an Exclusion Process – And Then a List 4?
On Sunday, May 5, President Donald Trump announced that the Section 301 tariffs on List 3 products will increase from 10 percent to 25 percent on Friday, May 10, and to expect a fourth list of $325 billion in Chinese imports to be taxed at 25 percent.
Fashion accessory and luxury goods importers of fine jewelry and costume jewelry containing gemstones and/or precious metals (e.g., gold), should be aware of a current proposal being considered by State Department officials.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
Companies have been on high alert since hearing about a potential shut down of the US-Mexican border, which we reported on in our prior alert. We provide the most up to date information on the situation on the border below:
After years and years of waiting, it popped out of the hat like a Bunny just in time for Easter. The new 22 CFR 126.4 ITAR license exemption for transfers of defense articles and defense services by or for the US Government (USG) went into effect on April 19, 2019.
On April 8, 2019, the USTR announced that it is initiating an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 to enforce the rights of the United States in the WTO dispute involving subsidies provided to the large civil aircraft industry by the European Union.