The Foreign Affairs Council of the EU recently agreed to soften sanctions against Syria and to introduce further waivers in a calculated move to recognise the Syrian National Coalition for Opposition and Revolutionary Forces.
During his State of the Union address, President Obama announced the administration’s decision to launch formal US-EU trade negotiations
The United States and 20 other trade partners are preparing to launch negotiations for a new international services agreement to increase trade opportunities for professional, financial, transportation, distribution, and other services.
In a recently issued judgment, the European Union’s General Court ruled that the EU should lift its sanctions against Bank Saderat, one of Iran’s largest banks.
The European Union (EU) sanctions against Iran have been gradually expanded, especially since 2010.
On December 21, 2012, the Council of the European Union adopted two regulations enhancing the EU Iran sanctions.
Over the past eight months, the Federal Communications Commission has issued two decisions that modernize and streamline its foreign investment policies for certain radio licensees.
Effective as of 1 July 2013, foreign insurers will face broad new sanctions exposures under the US Iran Freedom and Counter-Proliferation Act.
Coming just three days after the TTP parties accepted Japan's entry bid, and less than a month since Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's announcement that Japan would apply to join the talks, the move clears the way for new trade proposals that carry significant consequences for the U.S. automotive sector.
Yesterday, President Obama put forth nominations for two posts critical to the trade community - U.S. Trade Representative and Secretary of Commerce.
On April 22, the European Union lifted all sanctions on Burma except an arms embargo.
Welcome to the latest issue of the Section 337 Update.
There is no single "Buy American" requirement – there are numerous statutes with differing requirements. Make sure you know which one applies.
A discussion on the importance of the country of origin analysis, in the light of a settlement reached between the US Department of Justice and an importer of pigment.
In "Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.", the US Supreme Court significantly limited the viability of Alien Tort Statute claims for human rights violations occurring on non-US soil.
The United States Supreme Court has recently issued its highly anticipated decision in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co.
The penalties for shipping to a third country knowing that the products are destined for Iran are steep.
The Cuban government recently issued rules and regulations for companies that will operate in the first free-trade manufacturing zone in Cuba.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced that Commissioner Mario Cordero will replace Commissioner Richard A. Lidinsky as Chairman, effective April 1, 2013.
On January 31, 2013, the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration of the Myanmar Ministry of National Planning and Economic Development published on its web site the Foreign Investment Rules and the Classification of Types of Economic Activities Notification.