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US Imposes Territorial Sanctions on Ukrainian Breakaway Republics & Broader Russia Based Sanctions: What You Need to Know
Responding to the Russian announcement recognizing the independence of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DNR) and Luhansk People’s Republic (LNR) regions of Ukraine, President Biden signed Executive Order 14065 (the EO) on February 21, 2022, which went into effect immediately.
Earlier today, House Democrats appeared before cameras on Capitol Hill to announce they had reached an agreement with the Trump Administration on the final text of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
WASHINGTON, DC – Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 31 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued a statement on August 2, 2018, advising that President Trump has directed him to consider raising the previously proposed 10% additional duty to be applied to $200 billion worth of Chinese goods (referred to as the List 3 products) to 25%.
On July 6, 2018, the implementation day for the Section 301 “List 1” duties, the United States Trade Representative released the procedures for filing exclusion requests for List 1 products subject to the 25 percent tariff pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
Today, the Government of Canada released the final list of goods that will be subject to retaliatory tariffs effective July 1, 2018.
Despite Secretary Mnuchin’s statement last week that the Section 301 tariffs were “on hold,” President Trump announced this morning that he is moving ahead with the additional 25 percent ad valorem tariffs on certain Chinese imports to protect US intellectual property rights.
Canadian business leaders greeted the President’s announcement that the exemptions for Canada (and Mexico) from the double-digit “Section 232 tariffs” on certain steel and aluminum imports will be extended an additional month, or May 31, 2018.
Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business has recognized 30 Arent Fox LLP attorneys as leaders in their field.
On March 22, 2018, President Trump signed a memorandum directing the US Trade Representative (USTR) to publish a proposed list of approximately 1,300 products of Chinese origin that would be subject to an additional 25 percent ad valorem tariff, pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.
On March 22, 2018, President Trump signed a memorandum that marks the start of a multi-faceted trade offensive against China designed to respond to the Administration’s findings of misappropriation of US intellectual property and discriminatory technology licensing practices.
The NAFTA Renegotiations and the Automotive Rules of Origin: Upcoming Round in Mexico City Ready for February 25th Start
The NAFTA renegotiations entered a critical stage in January, with all eyes now turned to the next round scheduled for February 25, 2018 in Mexico City.
Earlier this month, the NAFTA negotiating teams met in Washington DC for their fourth round of talks.
The US Administration and the NAFTA Automotive Rules: Now Is Not the Time for the Automotive Industry to Take Its Foot off the Gas
On Friday, September 22, US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross released two important statements in regard to the US Administration’s objective in the NAFTA talks, especially for the automotive sector.
In advance of the NAFTA renegotiations Round 3 in Ottawa, Canada, September 23-27, a number of events are taking place.
"For countless Americans, this agreement has failed." - US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, NAFTA Press Event, Washington, DC, August 16, 2017
Planning to travel to Washington this week? Good luck finding a hotel room.
On July 17th, the Office of the United States Trade Representative circulated the Administration’s Summary of Objectives for the NAFTA Renegotiation, a statutory prerequisite of US Trade Promotion Authority.
Arent Fox has learned that the Office of the US Trade Representative announced it will hold a public hearing on June 27 to discuss next steps for NAFTA renegotiations. This will follow a public comment period that will end on June 12.
This morning, in a letter dated May 18, 2017, the United States Trade Representative sent to Congress the long awaited formal notice that the Administration intends to enter into re-negotiations with Mexico and Canada. This signifies that the NAFTA renegotiations have been formally launched.
On March 31, 2017 President Trump signed two Executive Orders aimed at fulfilling his campaign promises on “fair trade.”
Trump has vowed to renegotiate NAFTA and scrap the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the flagging Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. But there has been virtually no discussion of how a Trump administration would address and enforce anti-dumping and countervailing duty (AD/CVD) orders.
The Office of the US Trade Representative on Friday, August 12 submitted to Congress the president’s draft Statement of Administration Action. The submission is necessary for US ratification and implementation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Last week, the International Trade Commission issued its report on the Trans-Pacific Partnership's overall impact on US trade.