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USUK Treaty reduces ITAR requirements for defense-related US-UK transactions
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 23 2012

On April 13, 2012, the Defense Trade Cooperation Treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom entered into force with the exchange of diplomatic notes between the two countries


Long-awaited FCPA guidance released
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

On November 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) jointly issued a much-anticipated guidance document outlining the governments views on enforcement and compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA


Pending USTR review of duty preference program presents opportunities and risks
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On July 30, 2012, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced its review of the popular Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) duty preference program for 2012


Brazil initiates antidumping proceedings on U.S. steel products
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Brazil, USA
  • April 13 2012

The Brazilian government has initiated an antidumping investigation on flat-rolled austenitic and stainless steels


New law effectively overturns decision barring CVD cases against NME countries
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2012

On March 13, 2012, President Obama signed legislation that allows the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce) to impose countervailing duties (CVDs) on imports from China and other non-market economy (NME) countries


United States challenges China’s export restrictions on key industrial minerals
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • March 20 2012

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) last week initiated World Trade Organization (WTO) consultations regarding China’s export restraints of key industrial minerals


International trade and customs update: U.S. deals with EU and Japan on “zeroing” practice herald significant changes in margin calculations for antidumping duty reviews
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • European Union, Japan, USA
  • February 15 2012

The United States last week entered separate deals with the European Union and Japan to settle their successful World Trade Organization legal challenges to the U.S. antidumping duty practice known as "zeroing"


U.S. film industry gains increased access to China’s market
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • February 23 2012

The U.S. film industry is poised to gain a significant amount of business in China as a result of China's recent decision to eliminate measures restricting imports of foreign films


U.S. companies gain easier access to FTZs under revised regulations
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2012

Foreign-trade zones (FTZs) allow companies to delay, reduce or eliminate import duty payment on foreign merchandise through special U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) procedures


Three new trade remedy petitions filed: wind turbine towers, residential clothes washing machines and steel garment hangers
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2012

On the last two business days of 2011, three trade remedy petitions were filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission seeking antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) relief