Which Way with Huawei?

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce announced that it was adding Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. to the Entity List on May 16, 2019.  Not just this Huawei company in China, but also 68 non-US affiliates of Huawei located in 26 countries.  …

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Special 301 Duties on Aircraft – Are They Just Winging It?

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group In a Federal Register Notice dated April 12, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced the initiation of an investigation into European Union (EU) subsidies of large aircraft.  The notice also contained a list of European origin aircraft and other products targeted for potential …

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Department of Justice Issues: Guidance on False Claims Act

By: Sarah Wirskye, Co-Counsel, Braumiller Law Group On May 6, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance explaining how the DOJ awards credit to defendants who cooperate during a False Claims Act investigation. The policy states that the DOJ will consider (1) voluntary disclosure of wrongdoing, (2) cooperation in an ongoing investigation, and (3) taking …

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Congratulations to our Founder & Partner, Adrienne Braumiller, for becoming the latest recipient of the Sarah T. Hughes Women Lawyers of Achievement Award!!!!

Adrienne has become the latest recipient of the prestigious  SARAH T. HUGHES WOMEN LAWYERS OF ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for 2019 via The State Bar of Texas About the award: In 1992, The State Bar Women and the Law Section established the Sarah T. Hughes Women Lawyers of Achievement Award. The award honors the accomplishments of women …

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301 Tariff Hearings and the Value of Testifying – UPDATE

By: S. George Alfonso, Of Counsel, Braumiller Law Group  Introduction In the spring of 2018, the Trump administration announced a new round of tariffs (“301 Tariffs”) against the People’s Republic of China (“PRC”).  These 301 Tariffs were enacted last summer and encompass a massive-if-not-total cross-section of products and components manufactured in the PRC and imported …

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Please welcome our newest Associate Attorney Brandon French

Brandon’s experience includes researching classification issues, drafting Section 301 comments and exclusion requests, assisting with a wide range of import, export, drafting multiple ruling requests, and other international trade compliance issues. Brandon earned his J.D. from Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, VA. Before ASL, Brandon attended Charlotte School of Law where he was on …

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Braumiller Law Group is now a member firm of IR Global

IR Global firms consist of the world’s leading legal, accountancy and financial advisers, recommended exclusively by jurisdiction and practice area. Ensuring clients have the highest quality niche expertise available to them. We are proud to be a member of IR Global (the International Referral group), which offers the services of over 90,000 advisers throughout the …

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We would like to take this opportunity to proudly announce our newest addition to the Braumiller Consulting Group team. Welcome Kim Martin!

Kim Martin, a former Import Specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for 10 years, is knowledgeable in a myriad of Customs requirements and regulations including tariff classification, Anti-dumping and Countervailing (ADD/CVD), Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and other government agency requirements.  While at CBP, she was responsible for verifying commercial invoice descriptions against the …

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Section 301 Considerations When Importing from a NAFTA Country

By: Paul Fudacz, Senior Associate Attorney With the advent of the Section 301 tariffs, an issue that has been raised frequently is how to accurately determine the country of origin for Section 301 tariff purposes for goods imported from a NAFTA country.  The NAFTA sets forth rules for determining the “country of origin” of products …

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Go Get Registered with Customs: CBP Form 5106 Create/Update Importer Identity Form – Updated and Revised

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group CBP Form 5106 is used to identify the importer of record to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP).  It is typically used by surety agents when filing a bond, customs brokers for a new client. or importers to establish or change their number or address.  If an …

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The U.S and India Trade War, Well kind of… They’re keeping it Friendly for Now

By: Bob Brewer, VP of Marketing, Braumiller Law Group What war? We’re on the right track. The trade deficit between India and the United States has decreased by nearly 7% to USD 1.6 billion in 2018, when compared to 2017. India recorded a decrease in the deficit from USD 22.9 billion in 2017 to USD …

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Current Status of the Chinese Trade War and the Section 301 Approval Process

By: Adrienne Braumiller, Founder & Partner, Braumiller Law Group, PLLC One of the more interesting events in the trade arena with China recently occurred with the arrest and subsequent indictment of Huawei’s CFO, Meng Wanzhou, in December 2018. Meng was arrested by Canadian officials, at the request of the U.S., under the suspicion that Huawei, …

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