Imposition of Tariffs and Additional Proposed Action Pursuant to Section 301

On June 15, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative issued a notice concerning the imposition of an additional ad valorem duty […]

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Declaring Fruits and Vegetables Brought into the United States

In the news today is the story of a woman who failed to declare to U.S. Customs & Border Protection, […]

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Basic Facts: CBP Currency Seizure Petitions

What are CBP currency seizures? U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP” or “Customs”) enforces regulations regarding the physical transportation of […]

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Proposed Tariff List on Chinese Products under Section 301 Action

The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) this week released a proposed list of products that could be subject to additional tariffs […]

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Export Compliance Conversation: Part I: Jennifer Saak of Traliance

Today on the blog is an interview with Jennifer Saak, Managing Director of Traliance, a firm she founded which provides […]

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Recent classification ruling: fabric cord cover from China

In ruling N292578, dated December 22, 2017, CBP classified a fabric cord cover for encasing, hiding, and managing electrical cords […]

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Recent Classification Ruling: Dysprosium, Neodymium, and Terbium

In a recent classification ruling issued October 30, 2017, CBP classified three rare-earth metals from China. At issue in ruling […]

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OFAC Issues Belarus General License No. 2D

On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, OFAC issued General License No. 2D with respect to the Belarus Sanctions Regulations, replacing General […]

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Revocation of certain sanctions with respect to Sudan effective today

On October 6, OFAC announced the revocation of certain sanctions with respect to Sudan effective today, October 12, 2017. Per […]

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Recent Classification Ruling: Fidget Prism

In a recent classification ruling (dated Aug. 15, 2017), the “Fidget Prism” accessory, a specially designed silicone prism for protecting […]

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USITC to Continue Antidumping Investigations on Low Melt Polyester Staple Fiber from Korea and Taiwan

On August 10, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission voted affirmatively that there is a reasonable indication that a U.S. […]

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OFAC Issues Penalty Against ExxonMobil Corporation; OFAC Notes No “Personal” vs. “Professional” Distinction with respect to SDNs

On July 20, 2017, OFAC issued a civil monetary penalty of $2 million against ExxonMobil Corp. for violations of the […]

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U.S. ITC Report on the Aluminum Industry

The U.S. International Trade Commission has issued its report Aluminum: Competitive Conditions Affecting the U.S. Industry, available at https://www.usitc.gov/publications/332/pub4703.pdf.   Any opinions […]

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Welcome to Trade & Sanctions Law

Welcome to the Trade & Sanctions Law blog, where I will be posting about all things international trade law and […]

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