Month: May 2014

Anti-dumping – Advantages from a U.S. Domestic Producer’s Standpoint

By Paul Fudacz, Senior Associate For U.S. producers, successfully bringing an anti-dumping or countervailing duty case can effectively exclude unwanted foreign competition and preserve market share and profitability. Furthermore, there are many factors that can weigh in favor of an anti-dumping petition ultimately being successful, and not all of these necessarily require an unequivocal demonstration

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Deemed Exports: A Tip for Hiring Foreign Nationals

By Devin Sefton, Associate Attorney The deemed export rules create a dizzying maze of challenges for businesses seeking to hire and retain the best and brightest from around the world. Normal business operations require companies to provide proprietary information to employees, foreign national or not, on how their products are produced, and this information is

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Evolving Compliance with Evolving Russian Sanctions

By Christos Linardakis, Senior Counsel, and Contributing Editor Bob Brewer The current crisis with Russia over the occupation of Crimea and Russia’s military build-up near eastern Ukraine has prompted various national governments, including both the U.S. and E.U., to impose additional sanctions on Russia, creating new challenges, to say the least, for both U.S. companies

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Using the Free Resources for Export Classification

By Bruce H. Leeds, Senior Counsel Let’s say you have been asked on short notice to classify for export control purposes a military aircraft component formerly subject to controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The U.S. Munitions List category in which you would have previously classified it has been re-written through the

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NAFTA Article 303 & IMMEX, a Mexican Perspective

By Brenda Cordova, Mexico Attorney In Mexico, the Administración Central de Auditoría de Operaciones de Comercio Exterior from the Servicio de Administración Tributaria is starting to audit and enforce the application of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) article 303 against those companies participatimg in Industria Manufacturera, Maquiladora y de Servicios de Exportacion (IMMEX). IMMEX

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