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Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Great Lakes Customs Law Blog

Covers the intersection of customs law and asset seizures, with a particular focus on reporting on news of U.S. Customs & Border Protection currency seizures from international travelers for failure to report, bulk cash smuggling, or structuring.

http://greatlakescustomslaw.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Exclusion requests for Sec 232 and 301 tariff

    Exclusion requests for Sec 232 and 301 tariff
    New Tariffs: Steel, Aluminum, China President Trump has announced new tariffs this year imposed on imports from various countries under ... The post Exclusion requests for Sec 232 and 301 tariffs appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • Jun 18

    Boston Logan Airport Cash Seizure Video

    Boston Logan Airport Cash Seizure Video
    A few weeks back, NECN (an NBC affiliate) published an article and took some video footage at Boston Logan Airport ... The post Boston Logan Airport Cash Seizure Video appeared first on Great Lakes Customs Law.
  • May 16

    Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement

    Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement
    An interesting cash seizure issue has been percolating across the Internet that arises from the class action (lawsuit) filed by ... The post Class Action and CBP’s Hold Harmless and Release Agreement appeared first on Great Lakes…
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Trade and Sanctions Law

Trade and Sanctions Law

Recent developments in U.S. import, export, and sanctions laws and regulations. By Christine Abely.

http://tradeandsanctionslaw.com
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International Economic Law and…

International Economic Law and Policy Blog

By WorldTradeLaw.net.

http://worldtradelaw.typepad.com/ielpblog/
  • Jun 17

    Tariff Threats as a Negotiating Tactic

    Tariff Threats as a Negotiating Tactic
    Josh Barro describes Trump's approach to negotiations as follows: Donald Trump has a negotiating tactic he really likes: Threaten to do something someone else will really hate, and then offer to stop if they give you what you want. ......
  • Jun 15

    The Use of Object and Purpose by Trade and Investment Adjudicator

    The Use of Object and Purpose by Trade and Investment Adjudicator
    This is from Graham Cook: For those interested in matters of treaty interpretation and legal reasoning, here is a new paper on "The Use of Object and Purpose by Trade and Investment Adjudicators: Convergence without Interaction". It…
  • Jun 12

    Investment Arbitrators Weigh In on GATT Article XXI

    Investment Arbitrators Weigh In on GATT Article XXI
    This is from the 2016 Devas v. India Award (some footnotes omitted): 219. Indeed, it is well established by judgments of the International Court of Justice (the “ICJ”) and investment arbitration awards that, unless a treaty…
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ExportLawBlog

ExportLawBlog

Covers the laws governing exports from the United States with an emphasis on export regulations administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security, the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and the Office of Foreign Assets Control. By Clif Burns, Carolyn

http://www.exportlawblog.com
  • Jun 15

    DOJ Limits What Lawyers Can Say to OFAC without Registering as a Foreign Agent

    DOJ Limits What Lawyers Can Say to OFAC without Registering as a Foreign Agent
    Now that DOJ has started more actively prosecuting FARA violations, it decided to upload to its website a bunch of advisory opinions that apparently had been languishing in a file cabinet somewhere in the depths of Main Justice. Whether or…
  • Jun 8

    EU Commission Menacingly Threatens Toothless Blocking Regulation

    EU Commission Menacingly Threatens Toothless Blocking Regulation
    On June 6, the European Union Commission adopted a delegated regulation amending the Annex to Council Regulation (EC) No. 2271/96 of 22 November 1996.  Council Regulation (EC) No. 2271/96 is the notorious EU blocking regulation…
  • May 16

    DDTC’s Buzzer Beater to Save Brokering Authority over Firearms Misses the Hoop

    DDTC’s Buzzer Beater to Save Brokering Authority over Firearms Misses the Hoop
    As noted in my post yesterday on the proposed rules to transition certain Category I, II and III items from the United States Munitions List to the Commerce Control List, DDTC attempted to preserve its brokering authority over the transferred…
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Global Regulatory Enforcement Law…

Global Regulatory Enforcement Law Blog

Covers antitrust, privacy, international trade, and white color criminal defense. By Reed Smith.

http://www.globalregulatoryenforcementlawblog.com
  • Jun 14

    DOJ and State AGs clash in Emoluments Clause argument

    DOJ and State AGs clash in Emoluments Clause argument
    On June 11, 2018, arguments were held in Maryland District Court in the challenge brought by the D.C. and Maryland attorneys general over the president’s alleged violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. In Maryland v.…
  • Dec 15

    ALJ Affirms Antitrust Violations for Ad Tech Agreements in FTC v. 1-800 Contact

    ALJ Affirms Antitrust Violations for Ad Tech Agreements in FTC v. 1-800 Contact
    With the holiday marketing season upon us, marketers launch the month-long, relentless scramble for consumer visibility and coveted advertising space on high-traffic inventory. One matter likely not on marketers’ radars? Antitrust…
  • Oct 18

    Blockchain Technology and Securities Markets are the Focus of Recent SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

    Blockchain Technology and Securities Markets are the Focus of Recent SEC Investor Advisory Committee Meeting
    On October 12, 2017, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Committee (“SEC”) held an Investor Advisory Committee (“IAC”) meeting which largely focused on blockchain technology and the implications for securities…
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Frederic Borel

Frederic Borel

Summarizes and translates decisions of the US Supreme Court (and occasionally the California Supreme Court) which may be of interest to Swiss legal professionals.

http://fredericborel.blogspot.ch/
  • Jun 13

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, Docket No. 16-499, J. Gorsuch, concurring in part and concurring in the judgment

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, Docket No. 16-499, J. Gorsuch, concurring in part and concurring in the judgment
    Common law: Customary international law: Law of nations: Emer de VattelAdopting new causes of action may have been a “proper function for common-law courts,” but it is not appropriate “for federal tribunals” mindful of…
  • Jun 13

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, Docket No. 16-499

    Jesner v. Arab Bank, PLC, Docket No. 16-499
    Alien Tort Statute: International law: Corporate responsibility: Common law liability: Separation of powers: Judicial deference: Jurisdiction: Human rights: Bivens:Alien Tort Statute, commonly referred to as the ATS. See 28 U. S. C.…
  • May 28

    Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, Docket No. 16-1362

    Encino Motorcars, LLC v. Navarro, Docket No. 16-1362
    Labor: Fair Labor Standards Act: Overtime compensation:The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 52 Stat. 1060, as amended, 29 U. S. C. §201 et seq., requires employers to pay overtime compensation to covered employees. The FLSA exempts from…
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Practical Academic

Practical Academic

Covers the developments in arbitration and contract law in India and elsewhere.

http://practicalacademic.blogspot.com
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Customs Law

Customs Law

Covers American customs law and international trade law. By Lawrence Friedman.

http://customslaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 3

    Last Stand for Active Frontier

    Last Stand for Active Frontier
    The saga of the Active Frontier penalty case has been going on since 2011. The CIT has just issued a default judgment against the company, ending this phase of the litigation.For background, start with this post.The important take-away from…
  • Jun 3

    OMG, a Dispatch from the Benelux

    OMG, a Dispatch from the Benelux
    Antwerp is a lovely city in which to spend a few days talking about trade law, European privacy regulations, and eating everything in sight. There were also more than a few Belgian beers involved.I am now on a train from Antwerp to Amsterdam.…
  • May 19

    Country of Origin for Dumping Order

    Country of Origin for Dumping Order
    I have trying to get to this one, and now is the time. Bell Supply Co, LLC v. United States is an important decision from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.The issue presented is whether, when making a scope determination, Commerce…
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International Trade Law Compass

International Trade Law Compass

By Fox Rothschild LLP.

https://internationaltrade.foxrothschild.com/
  • Jun 1

    Duties Imposed On Nails Are Not Applicable To Zinc Wall Anchor

    Duties Imposed On Nails Are Not Applicable To Zinc Wall Anchor
    On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) ruled that the anti-dumping and countervailing duties for steel nails from Vietnam do not apply to zinc wall anchors. In August 2016, OMG Inc. asked the Department of…
  • May 28

    CIT Upholds Commerce Duties on UAE Nail

    CIT Upholds Commerce Duties on UAE Nail
    In a May 22, 2018 Opinion and Order, the U.S. Court of International Trade (“CIT) upheld the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) use of a Thai nail producer, rather than a Dubai producer, as a surrogate for the…
  • May 11

    Alert: What U.S. Companies Need To Know About Renewed Iran Sanction

    Alert: What U.S. Companies Need To Know About Renewed Iran Sanction
    On May 8, President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal completed in 2015, otherwise known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The scuttling of the deal re-imposes sanctions on the…
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SourcingSpeak

SourcingSpeak

Provides news and analysis of outsourcing, insourcing and beyond. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.sourcingspeak.com/
  • May 9

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?

    Real Estate Firms in the Digital Advertising Era: Are You Thinking about the Risks?
    Digital advertising is exploding. In just the first six months of 2017 alone, internet advertising revenues exceeded $40 billion. Promoted ads are dominating social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter, and it is impossible to surf the…
  • May 7

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?

    As Getting Highly Skilled Workers to the U.S. Gets Harder for Service Providers: What Should Customers Be Considering?
    Outsourcing service providers have long been in the practice of bringing highly skilled employees from India and other locations to work with local businesses within the United States. Outsourcers such as Wipro, TCS and Infosys are some the…
  • Mar 26

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…

    Oh No, Mr. Robot Just Hacked Our Smart Building…
    At a recent seminar discussion on smart buildings, I was reminded of the Mr. Robot episode where the general counsel of a multinational corporation, which is being targeted by a hacker group, has her futuristic apartment hacked. In case you…
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Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Antitrust Lawyer Blog

Covers antitrust and international trade law. By Doyle, Barlow & Mazard PLLC.

http://www.antitrustlawyerblog.com
  • Mar 12

    Air Medical Group Negotiates Consent Decree to Resolve FTC’s Competition Concern

    Air Medical Group Negotiates Consent Decree to Resolve FTC’s Competition Concern
    On March 7, 2018, the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) announced it entered into a settlement agreement with Air Medical Group allowing it to acquire AMR for $2.4 billion. The two providers of ambulance services…
  • Mar 9

    Trump’s DOJ Blocks JV from Permanently Combining

    Trump’s DOJ Blocks JV from Permanently Combining
    On March 5, 2018, Sparton Corporation (“Sparton”) announced the termination by Sparton and Ultra Electronics Holdings plc (“Ultra”) of their July 7, 2017 merger agreement. According to Sparton, during the review…
  • Mar 8

    FTC Blocks Cooking Oil Merger Citing Some “Hot Docs”

    FTC Blocks Cooking Oil Merger Citing Some “Hot Docs”
    On March 5, 2018, the United States Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) filed an administrative complaint alleging that J.M. Smucker Co.’s (“Smucker”) proposed $285 million acquisition of Conagra Brands,…
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The Poblete DC Dispatches

The Poblete DC Dispatches

Features updates on regulatory and public policy matters in Washington, DC in national security, trade, and international law.

http://jasonpoblete.com/
  • Dec 7

    Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Jamaica-based ISIS Recruiter

    Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions Jamaica-based ISIS Recruiter
    The Trump administration on Tuesday designated a Jamaican-based Islamic cleric for his ties to numerous terrorist attacks carried out in the United States and the United Kingdom. According to the Treasury Department, Abdullah…
  • Dec 4

    Russia May Be Helping Venezuela Undermine U.S. Sanctions With a Virtual Currency Scheme

    Russia May Be Helping Venezuela Undermine U.S. Sanctions With a Virtual Currency Scheme
    The Cuba/Russia-backed Venezuela regime of Nicolas Maduro claims it is going to create a virtual currency to get around U.S. and E.U. economic sanctions. During his weekly Saturday evening television specials, that according to Reuters…
  • Dec 3

    EU Sanctions Map: The US Could Learn Something from Tiny Estonia

    EU Sanctions Map: The US Could Learn Something from Tiny Estonia
    A few weeks ago the European Union (EU) published a web-based mapping and visualization tool of current EU and United Nations sanctions. Created by the government of Estonia, with a few clicks users will have a better sense whether additional…
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International Commercial Law Blog

International Commercial Law Blog

Covers international commercial law in the European Union. By M D M Studio Legale.

http://www.internationalcommerciallawblog.com/
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China-U.S. Trade Law

China-U.S. Trade Law

Covers active trade disputes between China and the United States, as well as this particular trade relationship, and international trade more generally. Also discusses the use of the rule of law to settle their differences. By Baker Hostetler Law Firm.

http://www.chinaustradelawblog.com/
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Scott Lincicome

Scott Lincicome

Covers international trade and public policy.

http://lincicome.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 9

    Debunking the Myriad TPA/TPP Myth

    Debunking the Myriad TPA/TPP Myth
    A trade policy nerd can only be subjected to blatant protectionist nonsense for so long.  So, after months of hearing/reading/seeing myths about Trade Promotion Authority, the Trans-Pacific Partnership and free trade more broadly, I…
  • Jan 22

    Kill the Jones Act; Kill It with Fire; Kill It Now

    Kill the Jones Act; Kill It with Fire; Kill It Now
    My latest in The Federalist (with help from an anonymous friend in the shipping industry):Lost in the never-ending debate about the KeystoneXL pipeline is great news for anyone who opposes cronyism and supports free markets and lower…
  • Dec 23

    Yes, Of Course We Should End the Cuban Embargo

    Yes, Of Course We Should End the Cuban Embargo
    My latest at The Federalist:Communist-hating lovers of liberty have offered myriad reasons to oppose the current Cuban embargo (see, for example, here and here), but today I want to focus on the most basic: over the last two decades, the…
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Asset Hunter: Tracking…

Asset Hunter: Tracking International Financial Fraud

Covers the legal ramifications of financial fraud related to multinational corporations, multinational financial institutions, foreign governments, foreign officials and high-profile individuals in sensitive regulatory, civil and international criminal matters. By Michael Diaz, Jr.

http://www.michaeldiazjr.com
  • Dec 2

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice

    Diaz Reus Forms Drone Legal Practice
    In response to the growing phenomenon of domestic drones and legal/regulatory issues surrounding their use, the Florida-based international law firm of Diaz Reus announces the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) practice. Headed by…
  • Feb 5

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning…

    Diaz Reus & Targ LLP scored a stunning victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York last week on behalf of the government of Venezuela, obtaining complete and final dismissal with prejudice of a suit brought by…
  • Sep 25

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October

    Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Colonel, Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, Arrested in Miami FBI Sting | Trial period set for October
    Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, is being held without bail in Miami, awaiting an October 21 trial period after being arrested in an August 31 Miami FBI sting operation where he attempted to…
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EU Law Blog

EU Law Blog

Covers European Union law, including antitrust, conflicts of law, criminal law, environment, free movement, fundamental rights, privacy, product liability, and trade.

http://eulaw.typepad.com/eulawblog/
  • Mar 19

    Patent Court, National Courts and EU Law: Opinion 1/09

    Patent Court, National Courts and EU Law: Opinion 1/09
    The Court of Justice has handed down a very significant Opinion in Case Opinion 1/09 on the compatibility with EU law of a draft agreement which aims to set up a new European Patent Court system. We’ve written about that before.
  • Mar 3

    Court Statistics for 2010

    Court Statistics for 2010
    The Court of Justice, the General Court and the Civil Service Tribunal have published a summary of their case statistics for 2010. There's good news and bad news. The good news first: The average time for dealing with cases before the Court…
  • Dec 28

    Cannabis, Coffee Shops, Non-Discrimination and Public Policy: Case C-137/09

    Cannabis, Coffee Shops, Non-Discrimination and Public Policy: Case C-137/09
    The Court of Justice has handed down an intriguing judgment in Case C-137/09 Marc Michel Josemans v. Burgemeester van Maastricht about the right to restrict the access of non-residents to places called "coffee shops" which sell dope legally…
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Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
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