In addition to federal workers impacted by the current government shutdown, companies who rely on the federal government to support their import/export compliance are also feeling the impact. Here is the status of the various government agencies involved with assisting importers and exporters during this shutdown.
The United States Trade Representative released a statement yesterday that they had finalized tariffs on a list of an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
Who are you really interacting with on your social media and professional networking accounts? Kevin Mallory, a retired CIA officer, saw an opportunity when he was contacted by a headhunter on LinkedIn. He now faces up to life in prison after being found guilty of espionage and other charges.
Late one Friday afternoon while speaking with a client who was about to leave on vacation, I heard the following question: “Do you know what a CF-28 Request for Information means?
Lately, everyone is focused on changes to U.S. export control regulations and related trade initiatives. And while the landscape is changing here in the United States, let’s not forget about China’s proposed new Export Control Law (“ECL”) which, although still in draft form, has passed the stage of public comments.
In recent weeks, we’ve seen significant activity from both the legislative and executive branches that could change the way foreign investment occurs in U.S. companies. Keep reading for a brief history of CFIUS reviews, and the proposed new legislation – FIRRMA.
On Friday, June 15, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) finalized a first-round of additional tariffs on specific Chinese goods. These new tariffs will impact an estimated $34 billion worth of imported goods from China.
Last week, FLIR Systems, Inc. entered into a Consent Agreement with Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) to settle 347 alleged violations of the ITAR. Keep reading for more details on what went wrong.
Lately, it’s been hard to keep up with the various actions and proposed actions concerning increased tariffs on steel and aluminum products imported into the United States, as well as the proposed retaliatory tariffs from other countries. Keep reading for the latest updates.
We field lots of questions about the difference between ITAR and EAR regulations, particularly with the changes from Export Control Reform in recent years. How can you distinguish ITAR vs. EAR?