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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 13 Aug 2021

United States signals aggressive approach on forced labour, creating new risks for companies

The passage of the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, the issuance of the updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory and other recent government actions may indicate that all products produced in whole or partially in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region may soon be banned in the United States. Companies should be aware that this may impact on their ability to fulfil contracts, stock......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 21 May 2021

To outrun China, Senate to consider groundbreaking legislation

The Senate has kicked off the complicated process of coordinating and passing multi-committee legislation designed to bolster US technological capabilities, expand the US political, diplomatic and economic toolkit for dealing with China and curb China's growing geopolitical influence. The effort has garnered strong bipartisan support and is likely to yield landmark legislation that will be......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 30 Apr 2021

Biden to utilise Export-Import Bank as key element in new International Climate Finance Plan

President Joe Biden recently announced his International Climate Finance Plan as a follow up to his January 2021 Executive Order on Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad. Among other things, the plan is supposed to be a boon to US companies, particularly manufacturers of products and technologies viewed as environmentally beneficial. Accordingly, the Export-Import Bank is expected to......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 23 Apr 2021

Combating foreign malign influence or espionage activities targeting institutions of higher education

New legislation may soon expand the jurisdiction of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States as part of a broader push by Congress to position the United States to out compete China in the coming decades and counter China's increasing global influence. The draft Strategic Competition Act 2021 calls for hundreds of millions of dollars in funding for foreign military sales and......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 9 Apr 2021

Section 232 steel and aluminium duties litigation shifts into high gear

It has been almost three years since the 25% duties on steel imports and the 10% duties on aluminium imports pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act 1962 were first imposed and legal challenges are proliferating and there is renewed legislative interest in Section 232 reform. This article highlights legal challenges worth following and provides an update on the status of World......
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Arent Fox LLP | OECD, USA | 9 Apr 2021

USTR Tai takes control of Trump tariffs

Now that United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai has officially assumed office, there have been some early developments to take ownership of both the ongoing investigations regarding digital service taxes and the EU Airbus dispute. These developments are consistent with Tai's goal of rebuilding US alliances while continuing to address the challenges posed by China and other countries.
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 2 Apr 2021

Meyer decision: first sale remains savings avenue for importers

The US Court of International Trade recently issued a lengthy opinion which was sceptical of the longstanding use of first sale appraisement in non-market economies, causing an uproar in the import community – but is this much ado about nothing? Companies that have implemented first sale should rest assured that the programme is legally sound. Nonetheless, this decision may trigger increased......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 26 Mar 2021

Sleeper Trump rule on military-intelligence end uses or users takes effect

An interim rule which introduces expansive changes to General Prohibition 7 of the Export Administration Regulations by including new controls on military-intelligence end uses and users recently took effect, making the already tricky process of conducting business with foreign entities that much more complicated. Companies should be prepared to conduct additional due diligence for any......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 19 Mar 2021

Commerce signals tough approach to China under controversial Trump tech supply chain EO

The Department of Commerce has issued subpoenas on multiple Chinese companies that provide information and communications technology and services (ICTS) in the United States, signalling that Biden may continue the push to decouple US ICTS infrastructure from equipment and services providers over concerns that they might pose a national security risk. The targeting of Chinese companies is......
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Arent Fox LLP | USA | 19 Mar 2021

CBP aggressively investigating QSP imports from Malaysia through EAPA

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) recently announced that an Enforce and Protect Act investigation had been initiated with implementing measures against importers suspected of evading anti-dumping/countervailing duties (AD/CVDs) on quartz surface products from China via trans-shipment through Malaysia. The investigation names an unusually high number of importers as having evaded AD/CVDs......
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