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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

New SEC disclosure requirements for use of “conflict minerals” and for government payments
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2012

On August 22, 2012, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved two final rules imposing new disclosure requirements on publicly-traded companies that use "conflict minerals," or are involved in the commercial development of oil, natural gas or minerals and making payments to governments

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

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

International trade & customs update: Treasury adds Iraq to list of boycotting countries
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • Iraq, USA
  • August 22 2012

In a Federal Register notice issued August 17, 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury added Iraq to the list of countries that request U.S. companies to participate or agree to participate in boycotts prohibited under U.S. law

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

China initiates antidumping proceedings on certain chemical solvents and boxboard from the United States
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • China, USA
  • November 18 2011

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) today initiated two antidumping investigations on certain chemical solvents and boxboard from the United States

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

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. Appeals Court rules no countervailing duty (anti-subsidy) cases against non-market economy countries like China
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

On December 19, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that U.S. law does not permit countervailing duty (CVD) (anti-subsidy) cases against imports from non-market economy (NME) countries like China