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BE-10 Report: The Overlooked International Reporting Form - The June 30 Deadline Is Fast Approaching
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United States
16 Jun 2015
New Shanghai Free Trade Zone Policy: WFOEs Now Permitted To Provide E-Commerce Services
The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has announced that foreign investors may now hold 100 percent of the equity shares in e-commerce companies located in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone.
United States
13 Feb 2015
Major Changes To Cuban Assets Control And Export Regulations Create New Opportunities For Trade
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control and the U.S. Department of Commerce amended the Cuban Assets Control Regulations and the Export Administration Regulations related to Cuba.
United States
3 Feb 2015
Mainbrace - January 2015
The 2014 mid-term elections brought a tidal wave to Washington, bringing in a sweep of the Congress for Republicans. The major impact will be in the Senate where Republicans have taken over the Committee Chairs from their Democratic counterparts.
United States
2 Feb 2015
Commerce Department Issues New Guidance On Technical Crude Export Issues
New policy guidance in the form of "Frequently Asked Questions" was published by the Commerce Department on December 20, 2014.
United States
19 Jan 2015
Trade Sanctions Roundup: U.S. Closes Out 2014 With Major Actions On Cuba, Russia, And Syria
Action Item: Recent significant changes in sanctions relating to Cuba, Russia, and Syria create opportunities and risks for a variety of sectors, most notably in the maritime and energy industries.
United States
2 Jan 2015
The United States And Cuba To Restore Diplomatic Relations
Action Item: Companies should consider how improved diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba could impact their business and employees.
United States
2 Jan 2015
International Politics And Maritime Law Collide In Texas: Ministry Of Oil Of The Republic Of Iraq V. 1,032,212 Barrels Of Crude Oil, Et Al.
$100 million worth of disputed crude oil remains onboard a tanker about 60 miles offshore of Galveston, Texas, awaiting lightering.
United States
24 Oct 2014
SEC FCPA Settlement Sends Wake-Up Call To Small And Medium-Sized Businesses
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. agreed to resolve charges brought by the Securities and Exchange Commission for violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
United States
28 Aug 2014
The Gateway To Chapter 15: An Evolving Issue
Chapter 15 of the United States Bankruptcy Code is a relatively recent addition to the American bankruptcy statute.
United States
25 Jun 2014
Significant Regulatory Changes For Foreign Invested Companies In China
A common concern of foreign investors when considering forming a company in China is the requirement of paid-in capital.
16 Apr 2014
An Update On The Collection Of Evidence In The United States For Use In Foreign Private Arbitrations
The articles discusses the update on the collection of evidence in the United States for the use in foreign private arbitrations.
United States
29 Jan 2013
Further Expansion Of Iran Sanctions - Increased Risk To U.S. Parent Companies With Foreign Subsidiaries
On August 9, 2012, a new Executive Order signed by President Obama once again tightened U.S. sanctions against Iran.
United States
15 Oct 2012
New U.S. Sanctions Against Iran—Increasing Focus On Financial Institutions
On July 31, 2012, a new Executive Order signed by ¬President Obama tightens U.S. sanctions against Iran to the most significant levels to date.
United States
13 Aug 2012
International Litigation & ADR Update
Multinational corporations face three types of risk on compliance­-related matters: 1) the risks that they know, 2) the risks that they know they don't know, and 3) the risks that they don't know they don't know.
United States
18 Mar 2011
CBP Proposed Notice Changes Would Make It Harder For Importers To Determine Liquidation Status Of Their Entries: Opportunity To Comment On Proposed Changes
In the Federal Register of March 16, 2010, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") published a notice of proposed rulemaking by which the agency proposes a regulatory amend­ment to eliminate the mailing of courtesy notices of liquidation to importers of record.
United States
24 Mar 2010
Many Unhappy With Proposed Changes To Country-Of-Origin
The comment period has just closed on a proposal published last July in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection suggested significant changes to the way in which the country of origin is determined for goods subjected to processing in more than one country
United States
3 Dec 2008
Customs Valuation: Transaction Value And Related Parties
This Customs and International Trade Alert is the second in a series examining developments pertaining to the traditional role of U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") in managing imports, namely determining the classification, value, and country of origin of those imports.
United States
30 Sep 2008
Government Relations - Full Disclosure, September 2008
On September 16, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 6899, the “Comprehensive American Energy Security and Consumer Protection Act", a bill that would open portions of the outer continental shelf to oil exploration.
United States
25 Sep 2008
When It Comes To Imports, Companies Must Remember The Basics: Valuation, Classification, And Country Of Origin
Although, in recent years, much of the focus at U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) has been on border security, CBP retains its traditional customs role of managing imports as they cross the border.
United States
4 Sep 2008
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