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Jamie’s experience representing federal government agencies in trade and customs matters helps clients navigate U.S. trade laws as they grow their businesses. Jamie’s practice draws on her extensive experience handling cases in the U.S. Court of International Trade and learning the inner workings of the federal agencies involved. She primarily represents domestic manufacturers, advising on complex regulatory regimes, proactively assessing new trade programs, and handling litigation as it arises.

On March 22, 2024, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) released its anticipated new final countervailing duty regulations authorizing the agency to investigate subsidies provided by third country governments to manufacturers

Continue Reading Commerce Issues New Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Regulations

In a February 27, 2024 opinion issued by Judge Gary S. Katzmann, the Court of International Trade held that Ninestar Corporation and its corporate affiliates (“Ninestar”), Chinese manufacturers and sellers

Continue Reading The Court of International Trade Rules That Chinese Companies Are Unlikely To Succeed In Case Challenging Their Placement On The UFLPA Entity List
Washington D.C., USA - March 1, 2020: Sign of U.S. Customs and Border Protection on the building in Washington D.C., USA, the largest federal law enforcement agency.

A recent ruling analyzed whether certain functions performed in preparation for filing an entry with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) arise to the level of “Customs Business” that must

Continue Reading CBP Further Defines Customs Business in New Ruling

On December 8, 2023, Senators Bill Cassidy and Sheldon Whitehouse introduced a new version of the Customs Modernization bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930. The new proposal comes

Continue Reading Customs Modernization Bill Addresses Trade Reform

In a September 6, 2023 opinion issued by Judge M. Miller Baker in three cases brought under the Court’s residual jurisdiction provision, 28 U.S.C. § 1581(i), the U.S. Court of International

Continue Reading The Court of International Trade Rules that Reliquidation is Available as a Remedy in APA Cases Brought Under the Court’s Residual Jurisdiction Provision

On September 6, 2023, the United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that it will extend 352 reinstated exclusions and 77 COVID-related exclusions to duties imposed on goods from China pursuant

Continue Reading USTR EXTENDS REINSTATED SECTION 301 EXCLUSIONS AND COVID-RELATED SECTION 301 EXCLUSIONS

The Department of Homeland Security announced on August 1, 2023, that it is adding three entities to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (“UFLPA”) Entity List, the consolidated register of four lists required by section 2(d)(2)(B) of the UFLPA.Continue Reading DHS Adds More Companies to the UFLPA Entity List

In an opinion issued on July 27, 2023, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“Federal Circuit”) held that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) violated an importer’s due process rights by denying access to business confidential information relied on in making its final evasion determination under the Enforce and Protect Act of 2015 (“EAPA”). This decision marks a major victory for importers and foreign producers accused of transshipments and other forms of evasion, and it has significant implications for enforcement actions brought by CBP under EAPA and other statutory regimes, such as the Uyghur Forced Labor Protection Act (“UFLPA”).Continue Reading Federal Circuit Rules that in EAPA Proceedings CBP Must Release Business Confidential Information It Relies Upon to Importers and Has Inherent Authority to Issue an Administrative Protective Order