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BIS Amends EAR to Update Military Arms Embargo Status of Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam

US Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has issued a final rule amending various provisions of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to account for changes to controls on exports of arms and related materiel to Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. These actions follow the recent termination of the arms embargos of … Continue Reading

Trade Talk – Week in Review (16-20 May 2016)

TPP – ITC Report Released.  Late Wednesday afternoon, the ITC released its report on the effects of the proposed TPP on the U.S. economy.  The nearly 800-page report examines specific industry sectors in the United States and seeks to ascertain which would benefit or suffer from the deal.  U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman immediately issued … Continue Reading

TPP Poses Challenge for AGOA

Frank Samolis, our International Trade Practice Co-Chair, was recently quoted in a Global Trade Review article titled “Chinese investment along One Belt One Road revealed.” In the article, he discusses the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) and the United States’ waning influence on trade in Africa. He notes that “The TPP poses a challenge for … Continue Reading
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