Perspectives on International Trade & Investment
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Government Relations Co-Leader Dan Renberg and Trade Associate Leah Scarpelli recently presented to the International Trade Association of Greater Chicago about the 2020 election’s potential impact on American companies operating in global markets.
In his last days, President Trump takes a swipe against companies identified by the Department of Defense (DoD) as Communist Chinese military companies by prohibiting US persons from investments.
Arent Fox LLP is pleased to announce that National Security Partner Marwa Hassoun has been named among the 2020 “Top Women Lawyers” in California by the Daily Journal.
Arent Fox Partner Kay Georgi will speak at the Passport to Proficiency Series on the Export Administration Regulations event.
Twenty-four Arent Fox LLP practices have been recognized in the 2021 “Best Law Firms” rankings that are published annually by US News & World Report and Best Lawyers.
US Proposes Export Control on Emerging Technology Software to Operate Automated Nucleic Acid Assemblers and Synthesizers
The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has proposed a new Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), 2D352, to control “software” that is capable of being used to operate nucleic acid assemblers and synthesizers.
Arent Fox partner Kay Georgi will speak as part of a Trade & Investment Controls webinar series hosted by the European Association of Trade and Investment Controls and Compliance Attorneys ([AT+ICA]).
The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) is now following new rules on mandatory filings for certain foreign investments in critical technology companies.
The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the leading arbitration venue for investor-State arbitration, has released its FY2020 caseload statistics.
On September 14, 2020, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued new withhold release orders (WRO) aimed at entities involved in the importation, downstream manufacturing, and/or sale of certain apparel, cotton, hair products, and computer parts.
On August 21, 2020, CBP issued new guidance providing an additional 45-day transition period for compliance with new marking requirements for goods produced in Hong Kong that are imported into the United States. This extends the transition period for companies to comply with the requirements from Se
There is a risk that garments made from cotton produced by XPCC could be subject to a Customs and Border Protection withhold release orders.
Under the TFTEA, CBP has taken an increasingly enforcement-minded posture to prevent and penalize the importation of goods produced using forced labor into the United States.
As discussed previously, President Trump issued an Executive Order on July 14, 2020, concerning certain import and export trade requirements between the US and China.
The new regulations prohibit government agencies from entering into, extending, or renewing a contract with contractors if they use any equipment, system, or service that uses certain Chinese telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential components of any system.
Arent Fox International Trade Associate Leah Scarpelli will present as part of the United States Fashion Industry Association’s webinar hosted August 13, 2019.
Driven by national security concerns, over the past three years the US Government has taken a much more aggressive position on an array of technology issues involving China.
Because of the time needed to mark, pack, and ship goods from Hong Kong to the US, it is imperative that importers act quickly to ensure compliance with this new requirement.
In view of the recent action taken by President Trump in an Executive Order regarding Hong Kong’s status, US importers should prepare for increased risk exposure in US-Hong Kong trade.
Arent Fox counsel Matthew Tuchband will be leading a panel discussion on addressing compliance for new sanctions programs at the 13th Annual Flagship Conference on Economic Sanctions Enforcement and Compliance.