As of Friday September 29, 2023, the United States Congress has yet to reach a spending agreement, as a result companies with international trade operations should prepare for a potentialContinue Reading Preparing for Impact of Government Shutdown on International Trade Functions
An experienced attorney in the area of international trade and supply chain issues, Cortney advises foreign and domestic clients on all aspects of international trade regulation, planning and compliance, including import (customs), export controls, economic sanctions, embargoes, international trade agreements and preference programs.
On Monday, August 28, 2023, the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) of the U.S. Department of Commerce issued a Proposed Rule that, if implemented, would make significant changes to…Continue Reading Biden Administration Proposes Significant Changes to Section 232 Exclusion Process
Check out the latest episode of The Justice Insiders—a podcast hosted by Husch Blackwell partner Gregg Sofer—where we explore the intersection of international trade law and government investigations…Continue Reading Podcast: The Latest on Russia Sanctions
On Friday, May 19, 2023, the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) announced the addition of more than 300 Russian Federation individuals and companies as well…Continue Reading OFAC and U.S. Department of State Issue New Sanctions and Designates More Than 300 Russian Federation Individuals and Companies Aiding Russia’s War Efforts
On May 19, 2023, the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced new export controls and Entity List additions during President Biden’s G7 visit in Japan. In…Continue Reading BIS Implements Additional Export Controls and Entity List Additions Targeting Russia to Align with Allies and Partners
Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced the issuance of a $300 million penalty against Seagate Technology LLC and its Singapore affiliate, Seagate Singapore…Continue Reading BIS Levies Record Penalty for Export Control Violations related to Huawei Shipments
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is expected to deploy the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) regional alert and postal code requirement this Friday, March 18, 2023.
According to…Continue Reading UFLPA Region Alert and Postal Code Requirements Set to Deploy March 18, 2023
On February 24, 2023, the Biden Administration announced the imposition of additional tariffs on Russian imports of aluminum and approximately 100 other individual products. The imposition of these additional tariffs…Continue Reading Biden Administration Increases Tariffs on Russian Aluminum and 100 Other Products on One-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced today new export controls and Entity List additions designed to further restrict Russia’s ability to maintain its continued war…Continue Reading BIS Issues New Export Controls and Entity List Additions Targeting Russia on One-Year Anniversary of Invasion
On Friday, February 24, 2023, the US Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) issued new sanctions against individuals and entities operating in Russia and against those assisting with…Continue Reading OFAC Issues Sweeping Sanctions to Mark One-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine
On February 23, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) released new guidance for importers seeking admissibility of goods under the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”). The three guidance…Continue Reading CBP Releases New Resources for UFLPA Enforcement & Applicability Reviews