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Herbert Smith Freehills
The UFLPA also establishes a high burden of proof for importers to demonstrate otherwise.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) was passed nearly unanimously by Congress and signed into law by President Biden on December 23, 2021. Among its key provisions...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Some apparel, fabric and other goods just became more likely to get stuck at the border if U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") suspects they contain...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Those who have been waiting to see how exactly the United States Department of Commerce will distinguish and ultimately control "emerging" and "foundational" technologies may not get an answer after all.
Foley Hoag LLP
In two recent speeches, Matthew Axelrod, Assistant Secretary for Export Enforcement at the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS"), has signaled policy changes...
Torres Trade Law, PLLC
This week's episode covers the latest issues in cross-border trade between Texas and Mexico. Texas-based Customs Broker Adrian Gonzalez of Global Alliance Solutions helps break down the current state of supply chain disruptions, ...
Winston & Strawn LLP
Companies in a variety of industries are preparing for enforcement of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act[1] ("UFLPA"), which went into effect on June 21, 2022.
Wiley Rein
Passed in December 2021, the UFLPA amends 19 U.S.C. § 1307, a federal statute prohibiting the importation of goods made in whole or in part with forced labor.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
As concerns rise over the threat of Section 301 duties being removed from Chinese imports, Dan Pickard, Chair of Buchanan's International Trade & National Security Practice...
Holland & Knight
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued operational guidance to assist importers in preparing for the implementation of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act.
Torres Trade Law, PLLC
On Monday, the Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) Office of Export Enforcement (OEE) announced the issuance of an administrative charging letter against Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich...
Torres Trade Law, PLLC
On May 17, 2022, the U.S International Trade Commission ("USITC") convened a public factfinding hearing as part of an investigation into the effects of Foreign Trade Zone ("FTZ") policies...
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Mayer Brown
On June 21, 2022, the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act ("UFLPA" or "Act") went into effect. In anticipation of this, US Customs & Border Protection ("CBP") released its operational guidance for importers on June 13, 2022.
Mayer Brown
On May 15-16 2022, the US-EU Trade and Technology Council ("TTC") met in Paris, France, to discuss the status of bilateral cooperation on the various technology trade issues implicated since the TTC first met in 2021.
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
The UFLPA became law on December 23, 2021.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In March 2022, in response to the Russia Federation's actions in the Ukraine conflict, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) issued sanctions targeting Russian "elites...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Following on from the Fund Finance Friday articles of March 11 and May 13, which looked at the sudden escalation of sanctions measures following Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Brandon Van Grack spoke to Bloomberg Law about U.S. companies grappling with whether to wind down operations in Russia in response to the country's invasion of Ukraine.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") imposes new restrictions on the export of certain industrial EAR99 items to Russia.
Debevoise & Plimpton
In response to the escalation of events in Ukraine, the United States, the United Kingdom ("UK") and the European Union ("EU") have continued to impose various sanctions and export controls.
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