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By Torres Law, PLLC
On October 14, 2019, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order (EO) "Blocking Property and Suspending Entry of Certain Persons Contributing to the Situation in Syria,"...
By Torres Law, PLLC
Should human rights concerns be a consideration for exporters engaged in international trade? New draft guidance proposed by the U.S. Department of State aims to provide a potential roadmap for tackling this issue.
By Jackson Olesky
On August 14, 2019, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a notice of proposed rulemaking requiring customs brokers to verify the identity of their importer clients, in particular non-resident importers.
By Olga Torres, Jackson Olesky
In recent years, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be taking a more active role in a regulatory area for which it is not traditionally associated: economic sanctions.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
On September 19, 2019, the DDTC entered into a consent agreement with L3Harris Technologies, Inc. for alleged violations of the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations.
By Torres Law, PLLC
What is the appropriate standard for determining whether a defendant has acted willfully in violation of the Arms Export Control Act ("AECA")?
By Torres Law, PLLC
On September 17, 2019, the U.S. Department of the Treasury issued a press release announcing two proposed regulations that will implement provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.
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."