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New Cuba Trade Rules

Well, it could have been worse I suppose. While not as strident as Candidate Trump's campaign rhetoric regarding Cuba, the National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba certainly raised the possibility of substantial cutting back of the … Read More...

Sayonara, Sudan Sanctions

After a three-month postponement (discussed here), the United States sanctions against Sudan have finally been revoked. The State Department recently determined that the Sudanese government “has sustained the positive actions that gave rise to” Executive Order 13761, the initial step toward … Read More...

Customs Penalties Get Personal

Hey, mistakes happen. So do Customs penalties, when an importer's mistakes result in underpayment of duties. Two recent Court of International Trade cases highlight common errors by importers and the ensuing consequences. What's particularly noteworthy about them is that US. Customs and Border … Read More...

New “Buy American” Rules in the Offing?

The Trump Administration's international trade agenda just keeps chugging along. In April 2017, the “Buy American and Hire American” Executive Order directed the Commerce Department and Office of United States Trade Representative to “assess the impacts of all United States free trade agreements and … Read More...

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