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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) regularly conducts audits or "verifications" of importers, to assess compliance with Canada's customs laws.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The regulation of Canada's dairy industry has long been a source of tension between Canada and the U.S., its largest trading partner.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) released a list of verification priorities for January 2022.
Under the Investment Canada Act (the "ICA"), the direct acquisition of control of a Canadian business by a non-Canadian may be subject to a pre-closing review and approval process (a "Net Benefit Review") ...
Thompson Hine LLP
On January 24, 2022, the Department of Homeland Security, on behalf of the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force (Task Force), issued a request for public comments on "how best to ensure that goods, wares, articles...
European Union
International Personal Data Transfers from the European Region: Practical Approaches for Compliant Transfers from EU, Switzerland and UK
Mayer Brown
On December 21, 2021, the Court of Justice adopted its judgment in Case C-124/20, Bank Melli Iran, and, for the first time since its adoption in November 1996, interpreted the so-called "Blocking Statute," ...
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
In 2020, fake goods with a value of almost €2 billion were seized in the EU's internal market and at external borders. At EU's external borders, customs authorities seized fake products with a retail value of €778 million.
Economic Laws Practice
Given below are some key news updates from the past week pertaining to international trade and customs both from India and around the world.
Economic Laws Practice
ELP Podcast Series – BIS in India : Simplified for you
Azmi & Associates
January 1, 2021 saw the ushering in of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world's largest multilateral trade agreement. The RCEP covers 15 states, including 10 ASEAN members
ABD'nin Yeni Tedarik Zinciri Yasası: Uygur Zorla Çalıştırmayı Önleme Kanunu
Thompson Hine LLP
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has announced its extension of two general licenses related to GAZ Group, Ukraine-related General License No. 13Q...
United States
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a final rule, OFAC amended and reissued, in its entirety, the Transnational Criminal Organizations Sanctions Regulations, 31 CFR Part 590.
Husch Blackwell LLP
Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") issued a request for comments to assist the Forced Labor Enforcement Task Force ("FLETF")...
Holland & Knight
President Joe Biden signed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act into law on Dec. 23, 2021.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Washington, D.C. partner Kevin Wolf, London partner Jasper Helder and Emily Kilcrease with the Center for New American Security submitted a detailed comment to U.S. and EU export control authorities to help guide and inform efforts ...
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Closing the year with a renewed focus on the People's Republic of China, the Biden Administration imposed new export restrictions on US-origin technology to Chinese tech firms to...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On December 23, 2021, President Biden signed the UFLPA into law after it unanimously passed both chambers of Congress. The UFLPA aims to strengthen the forced labor statute by prohibiting the importation...
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