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By Maria Alonso, Queena Leung
On June 19, 2019, Mexico became the first country to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
By Derrick Kyle, Queena Leung
The trade dispute between the U.S. and China that started mid-2016 has no end in sight. As part of his presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump
By Olga Torres, Maria Alonso
For most of its 45-year history, the Committee on Foreign Investments in the United States (CFIUS) has been limited to reviewing only investments that could result in "control" of a U.S. business by a foreign entity.
By Derrick Kyle
Historically, the U.S. Government has pursued civil and criminal actions against exporters for violating the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") and International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
Just this month, on July 9, 2019, the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") published another set of exclusions for certain products.
By Olga Torres
In spite of a short-term reprieve from additional tariffs on select products, trade uncertainty under the Trump administration continues for U.S. companies that do business with China.
By Nicole Breland Aandahl
The Council of the European Union just made investing in the EU more complicated: on February 20, 2019, the Council ratified a new framework for vetting foreign direct investment (FDI) from outside
By Derrick Kyle
Among the tools used by the U.S. Government to impose sanctions on both entities and individuals, few are as powerful as "U.S. Denied Party Lists."
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
In the United States, when violations of the export rules are discovered, exporters have the option to prepare and submit Voluntary Self-Disclosures to the U.S. export agencies in exchange
By Olga Torres, Maria Alonso
On August 13, 2018, President Trump signed the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 "NDAA") into law.
By Olga Torres
The export control regulations are difficult enough to understand in their own right.
By Derrick Kyle, Mackenzie Willard
On August 29, 2018, in a settlement involving Clifford Chance US, LLP, a large international law firm, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") provided the export community with a perfect example...
By Olga Torres, Andrea Fraser-Reid, Derrick Kyle
This article will discuss U.S. economic sanctions on Russia as enforced by the Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), a government agency within the U.S. Department of the Treasury.
By Maria Alonso, Pierfilippo Natta (Legal Intern)
The North American Free Trade Agreement ("NAFTA") has been in effect since January 1, 1994
By Olga Torres, Pierfilippo Natta (Legal Intern), Maria Alonso
On October 10, 2018, the U.S Department of the Treasury issued temporary regulations to conduct pilot programs to implement provisions of the FIRRMA, which became effective August 13, 2018, and amended section 721...