By: Adrienne Braumiller, Founding Partner and Devin Sefton, Senior Associate Attorney, Braumiller Law Group The United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”) is currently slated to take effect beginning on July 1, 2020. A review of the text of the USMCA reveals that USMCA retains many elements of the North American Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”), while displacing others with new
By: Bob Brewer, Braumiller Law Group At the time of this writing, it’s not exactly another day in paradise, over 103,000 Americans are no longer with us, there are an estimated 1,500,000 confirmed U.S. cases of the coronavirus, and I am also ballparking at 40,000,000+ unemployment claims filed at the time of this writing, because
By: Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group The USMCA is about to kick into full force on July 1st. Is your chemical company ready? Overall, if you’ve been issuing NAFTA certificates in the past and are already familiar with that process, you might be surprised to find that the USMCA process might allow
By: Brenda Cordova, Mexico Legal Counsel, Braumiller Law Group USMCA (T-MEC as it is formally called in Mexico) will enter into force on July 1, 2020. At least this is what the government of the Party members, the United States, Mexico and Canada have announced. In this case, operations occurring after this date will no
By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaces NAFTA and goes into effect on July 1 of this year. One of the major changes to come out of this trade agreement is elimination of the NAFTA Certificate of Origin. Instead, the USMCA replaces the Certificate of Origin with a certification.
Small Business Enterprises, Universities & Export Controls; Focusing on the practical and operational aspects in order to win contracts
By: Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group Last month, we presented a webinar on University Export Controls and received an overwhelming positive response on an area of compliance that is sometimes overlooked, especially when it comes to the collaboration between a school, the private sector, and the government. It seems our webinar was timely,
Recent CBP Entry Summary Guidance for Pipe Spools from Multiple Countries of Origin – Shapes of Things to Come?
By: Paul Fudacz, Partner, Braumiller Law Group On March 24, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection published Cargo Systems Messaging Service # 42133823 “Entry Summary Guidance for Pipe Spools from Multiple Countries of Origin” (the Message). The Message provided: Pipe spools are prefabricated components of a piping system consisting of various types of pipes, flanges,