Reliance on Compliance

Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The World Trade Organization announced this week that Canada has filed a broad complaint against U.S. anti-dumping and countervailing duty laws, regulations, and other measures. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer called the case “ill-advised” and suggested it could affect the ongoing negotiations on updating NAFTA, which resume in Montreal […]

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Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report The Bureau of Industry and Security has imposed a $175,000 civil penalty against a U.S. company to settle charges that it provided forwarding services to facilitate the attempted unlicensed export of items subject to the Export Administration Regulations to an entity in Pakistan listed on the Entity List. The […]

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While the passage of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) brings forth much-needed enhancement plan to improve the national surface infrastructure, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will increase certain fees to help fund the project. As of January 1, 2018, fees like the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF). Only the minimum and maximum […]

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