China Vietnam USTR Investigation

China… Vietnam…What’s Next?

By Jennifer Horvath, Partner, BLG 

Many people are aware of the Section 301 investigation into the unfair trade practices of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). However, a similar investigation has recently been initiated by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) into actions by Vietnam.

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export 2020

Export 2020 – A Year of Change

By Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

In the chaos of a pandemic, “the show must go on”, and indeed, the regulators in Washington D.C. did just that—in the form of far reaching and noteworthy changes in re-export restrictions to China and companies like Huawei.

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What You Need to Know About Trade Compliance

By: Adrienne Braumiller & Vicky Wu Braumiller Law Group
George Tuttle III, Law Offices of George R. Tuttle

On September 10, 2020, HMTX Industries and related companies, Halstead and Metroflor, filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade (“CIT”) alleging that the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) exceeded its authority when it issued tariffs under …

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protests cit

To File or Not to File Protests?

By: Adrienne Braumiller & Vicky Wu Braumiller Law Group
George Tuttle III, Law Offices of George R. Tuttle

On September 10, 2020, HMTX Industries and related companies, Halstead and Metroflor, filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade (“CIT”) alleging that the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) exceeded its authority when it issued tariffs under …

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Mexico Agreement on Trade Facilitation

The Mexico Agreement on Trade Facilitation

By: Brenda Cordova, Braumiller Law Group Mexico Counsel

On April 6, 2017, Mexico published in the Mexican Official Gazette an enactment decree to amend the Marrakech Agreement that created the World Trade Organization (WTO). This amendment consisted of the incorporation of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation (ATF) set out in Annex 1A to the WTO …

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steel import monitoring and analysis

Recent Changes to Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System

By: Paul Fudacz, Partner, Braumiller Law Group

On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration published a final rule modifying its regulations pertaining to the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) System. These changes include requiring steel import license applicants to identify the country where the steel used in the manufacture …

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export controls colleges universities

Export Controls on Campus A Learning Experience

By: Bruce H. Leeds Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

Colleges and universities – Ivy covered buildings with students and faculty engaged in academic pursuits. Colleges and universities – Hotbeds of export control concerns. What?? The halls of academia have increasingly become involved with export control issues. There are several ways that universities are potentially affected …

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section 301 CIT Litigation

Section 301 CIT Litigation: Current Status and What’s Next?

By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, BLG

As many importers are aware, a lawsuit was brought against the United States arguing that the List 3 and List 4A tariffs violated The Trade Act of 1974, as well as the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Once the initial lawsuit was filed by HMTX on September 10th, companies rushed …

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covid 19 ppe trade china

“The Wild Wild East”… PPE Trade with Asia During the Pandemic

By: S. George Alfonso, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

PPE: The Inverted Profit Potential in the Age of the Pandemic Since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic we’ve witnessed a myriad of businesses in all areas of commerce crash or even succumb all together to the drastic, unforeseen and continuing prohibitions and restrictions which …

Read More »
China Vietnam USTR Investigation

China… Vietnam…What’s Next?

By Jennifer Horvath, Partner, BLG 

Many people are aware of the Section 301 investigation into the unfair trade practices of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). However, a similar investigation has recently been initiated by the United States Trade Representative (USTR) into actions by Vietnam.

Read More »
export 2020

Export 2020 – A Year of Change

By Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

In the chaos of a pandemic, “the show must go on”, and indeed, the regulators in Washington D.C. did just that—in the form of far reaching and noteworthy changes in re-export restrictions to China and companies like Huawei.

Read More »

What You Need to Know About Trade Compliance

By: Adrienne Braumiller & Vicky Wu Braumiller Law Group
George Tuttle III, Law Offices of George R. Tuttle

On September 10, 2020, HMTX Industries and related companies, Halstead and Metroflor, filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade (“CIT”) alleging that the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) exceeded its authority when it issued tariffs under …

Read More »
protests cit

To File or Not to File Protests?

By: Adrienne Braumiller & Vicky Wu Braumiller Law Group
George Tuttle III, Law Offices of George R. Tuttle

On September 10, 2020, HMTX Industries and related companies, Halstead and Metroflor, filed a lawsuit in the Court of International Trade (“CIT”) alleging that the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) exceeded its authority when it issued tariffs under …

Read More »
Mexico Agreement on Trade Facilitation

The Mexico Agreement on Trade Facilitation

By: Brenda Cordova, Braumiller Law Group Mexico Counsel

On April 6, 2017, Mexico published in the Mexican Official Gazette an enactment decree to amend the Marrakech Agreement that created the World Trade Organization (WTO). This amendment consisted of the incorporation of the Agreement on Trade Facilitation (ATF) set out in Annex 1A to the WTO …

Read More »
steel import monitoring and analysis

Recent Changes to Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System

By: Paul Fudacz, Partner, Braumiller Law Group

On September 11, 2020, the U.S. Department of Commerce International Trade Administration published a final rule modifying its regulations pertaining to the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) System. These changes include requiring steel import license applicants to identify the country where the steel used in the manufacture …

Read More »
export controls colleges universities

Export Controls on Campus A Learning Experience

By: Bruce H. Leeds Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

Colleges and universities – Ivy covered buildings with students and faculty engaged in academic pursuits. Colleges and universities – Hotbeds of export control concerns. What?? The halls of academia have increasingly become involved with export control issues. There are several ways that universities are potentially affected …

Read More »
section 301 CIT Litigation

Section 301 CIT Litigation: Current Status and What’s Next?

By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, BLG

As many importers are aware, a lawsuit was brought against the United States arguing that the List 3 and List 4A tariffs violated The Trade Act of 1974, as well as the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Once the initial lawsuit was filed by HMTX on September 10th, companies rushed …

Read More »
covid 19 ppe trade china

“The Wild Wild East”… PPE Trade with Asia During the Pandemic

By: S. George Alfonso, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group

PPE: The Inverted Profit Potential in the Age of the Pandemic Since the outbreak of the COVID 19 pandemic we’ve witnessed a myriad of businesses in all areas of commerce crash or even succumb all together to the drastic, unforeseen and continuing prohibitions and restrictions which …

Read More »