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15 06, 2020

Are You Gonna Sign That Thing? Getting Certified Under USMCA

2020-06-15T22:19:53+00:00June 15th, 2020|News & Publications|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) replaces NAFTA and goes into effect on July 1 of this year. One of the major changes to come out of this trade agreement is elimination of the NAFTA Certificate of Origin.  Instead, the USMCA replaces the Certificate of Origin with a certification.  In this regard, the

1 04, 2020

Exporting Under the USMCA. No Problem – Right?

2020-04-13T21:57:33+00:00April 1st, 2020|USMCA|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace NAFTA and likely go into effect by Jan. 1, 2021. Your company exports to Canada and Mexico.  So: So long as you can produce a Certificate of Origin everything is taken care of NAFTA and USMCA are import things, so if you are an

7 02, 2020

Japan-US Free Trade Agreement – Not All it Appears to Be

2020-02-20T16:16:09+00:00February 7th, 2020|International Trade|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group On Jan. 1, 2020 the Japan-United States Free Trade Agreement went into effect.  The agreement provides duty-free, or reduced duty treatment, for certain Japanese imports into the U.S. and certain U.S. exports to Japan.  The implementation details were printed in the Federal Register on Dec. 30, 2019 (84 FR 72187).  The implementation

4 06, 2019

Which Way with Huawei?

2019-06-04T17:58:05+00:00June 4th, 2019|Classification, News & Publications|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group The Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce announced that it was adding Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. to the Entity List on May 16, 2019.  Not just this Huawei company in China, but also 68 non-US affiliates of Huawei located in 26 countries.  According to the announcement this

4 06, 2019

Special 301 Duties on Aircraft – Are They Just Winging It?

2019-06-04T17:33:34+00:00June 4th, 2019|News & Publications, Section 301|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group In a Federal Register Notice dated April 12, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced the initiation of an investigation into European Union (EU) subsidies of large aircraft.  The notice also contained a list of European origin aircraft and other products targeted for potential additional duties.  There was also

9 04, 2019

Go Get Registered with Customs: CBP Form 5106 Create/Update Importer Identity Form – Updated and Revised

2019-04-09T20:23:46+00:00April 9th, 2019|Customs, News & Publications|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group CBP Form 5106 is used to identify the importer of record to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP).  It is typically used by surety agents when filing a bond, customs brokers for a new client. or importers to establish or change their number or address.  If an importer does not have

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