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Uncertain About Tariffs on Chinese Products? Here’s the Updated List

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) Office has confirmed that tomorrow – Friday, July 6 – remains the date that U.S. Customs and Border Protection will start collecting Section 301 tariffs on more than 800 items imported from China. Whether your business is automotive, chemicals, textiles, consumer products, or other products, you may be adversely impacted. … Continue Reading

Trade Wars: Do the Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Create a Force Majeure to Excuse Contract Performance Under North Carolina or South Carolina Law?

The federal government recently implemented new tariffs on steel and aluminum pursuant to Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962. Effective March 23, the government imposed a 25 percent tax on steel and a 10 percent tax on aluminum on imports into the United States from any country other than Canada and Mexico. … Continue Reading

Know Before You Go: Complying With U.S. Export Regulations When Traveling Abroad

When you take your laptop, phone, and other electronic devices across the U.S. border, there are a variety of laws and regulations that come into play. We have created this flyer for international business travelers. It summarizes U.S. laws and regulations and includes tips to ensure compliance.… Continue Reading

Trading With Cuba: Time to Light Up the Cohibas?

Guest Author: Eric H. Cottrell, Partner and Business Litigation and Government Investigations Practice Group Leader Frequent flier miles burning a hole in your e-wallet? Feeling the need for some sun, sand, and salsa music? Why not visit the land of Hemingway?  No, not Key West … Cuba!  Beginning in 2016, American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Spirit, Southwest, … Continue Reading
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