By: James R. Holbein, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group Other articles from James Holbein Introduction: Blockchain is a transformative new technology, like artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) innovations. In the popular press there is a lot of turmoil concerning cryptocurrency, a type of blockchain-enabled investment. The volatility of
By James Holbein, Braumiller Law Group
This article seeks to assist potential users of the provisions of the Agreement Between the U.S., the United Mexican States, and Canada (USMCA) to understand the multiple layers of review required for an issue to wend its way through the environmental review bodies.
By: Jim Holbein, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group USMCA entry into force The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) entered into force on July 1, 2020. The new agreement is similar to NAFTA in many respects, and the commitments that pertain specifically to machinery, equipment and computers in Chapter 84 have not changed very much, with the
By: James Holbein, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group This article outlines the various mechanisms available to companies that encounter problems with the implementation and operation of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) that officially replaces NAFTA on July 1, 2020. While the new agreement provides many of the same mechanisms as NAFTA, there have been significant
By: James Holbein, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The window for filing a request for exclusions from the tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration on goods from China closed in late January. However, the process of granting exclusions is unfolding very slowly. Tranches One and Two: The exclusions granted under the first two tranches of