Month: June 2018

Global Trade Compliance

Section 301 Initial Tariff List Becomes Effective

By Jennifer Horvath, Senior Associate Attorney, BLG Today, June 15th, 2018, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the list of products which will become subject to the additional Section 301 tariff.  The tariffs were announced to become effective beginning July 6, 2018.  The government is imposing an additional 25% ad valorem

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Iran Nuclear Deal

The JCPOA (Also Known as the Iran Nuclear Deal): What You Need to Know

By BLG Attorneys, Vicky Wu, and Megan Mohler The United States recently withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. The JCPOA is a multilateral agreement reached between Iran, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China, Russia, and Germany. The agreement outlined specifics regarding how Iran

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Trade Law President Trump

President Announces Updated Steps to Address China’s Trade Practices to Protect U.S. Technology and Intellectual Property

By Paul Fudacz, Senior Attorney BLG On May 29, 2018 President Trump updated the steps his administration initially announced in March related to trade actions designed to protect domestic technology and intellectual property from certain discriminatory and burdensome trade practices by China.  The Chinese trade practices targeted relate to technology transfer, intellectual property, and innovation. 

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Trade Law Attorney

Trump, Trade, and Aerospace: What in the World is Going On?

Is there an overall strategy to the different actions taken by the Trump administration affecting international trade? What does it mean for aerospace? Adrienne Braumiller, Braumiller Law Group PLLC, takes a look at the story so far and will share further analysis at the Farnborough International Airshow next month. Read Adrienne Braumiller’s full article recently

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NAFTA

Trade Negotiations Update

By Adrienne Braumiller, BLG Founding Partner May has come and gone, but NAFTA 2.0 remains in the lurch. House Speaker, Paul Ryan, had expressed the need for NAFTA to be negotiated by mid-May for Congress to be able to have a sufficient amount of time to vote and finalize it. Not to mention, the Mexico

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