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1 04, 2020

CBP’s Forced Labor Initiative: Will this Affect your Supply Chain?

2020-04-13T22:30:20+00:00April 1st, 2020|International Trade|

By: Jennifer Horvath, Partner, Braumiller Law Group The U.S. government, including Customs and Border Protection (CBP), has recently put an emphasis on preventing forced labor in global supply chains. For instance, On March 11, 2020, the House Rules Committee introduced a new bill that would create a rebuttable presumption regarding forced labor in Xinjiang, China. If the bill were

7 02, 2020

Updated VSD Policies: How Could this Affect you?

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

By: Jennifer Horvath, Partner, Braumiller Law Group While the United States Trade Representative is currently inundated with Section 301 exclusion requests, the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Security Division’s (NSD) recent update could be encouraging an influx of voluntary self-disclosures (VSDs) to the U.S. export agencies and the DOJ in the near future. NSD has recently released a revised policy

4 06, 2019

Chinese Retaliatory Tariffs and List 4

2019-06-04T18:19:22+00:00June 4th, 2019|Section 301|

By: Jennifer Horvath, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group In light of President Trump’s decision to increase tariffs on the $200 billion list of Chinese imports, China has decided to raise tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. goods. These retaliatory tariffs affect approximately 5,000 products and the total duty ranges from 20-25% depending on the commodity. The Chinese retaliatory tariffs

4 06, 2019

Department of Justice Issues: Guidance on False Claims Act

2019-06-04T13:54:01+00:00June 4th, 2019|Compliance, News & Publications|

By: Sarah Wirskye, Co-Counsel, Braumiller Law Group On May 6, 2019, the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued guidance explaining how the DOJ awards credit to defendants who cooperate during a False Claims Act investigation. The policy states that the DOJ will consider (1) voluntary disclosure of wrongdoing, (2) cooperation in an ongoing investigation, and (3) taking remedial measures in response to

9 04, 2019

Imposition of Russian Sanctions

2019-04-09T19:47:00+00:00April 9th, 2019|News & Publications, Sanctions|

By: Jennifer Horvath, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group One of the more interesting developments in the trade world is the recent addition of Russian businesses and individuals to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List) by the U.S., Canada, and EU. On March 15th, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that the Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) added six individuals, including