Effective May 17, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is adding 26 China-based cotton traders and warehouse facilities to the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act (UFLPA) Entity List based on the U.S. government’s reasonable cause to believe the entities source or sell cotton from China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang). These companies will now be

On May 14, the Office of U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published its report on the four-year review of the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese-origin goods first imposed in 2018. The report concludes that the tariffs have been effective, but China has not yet eliminated the technology transfer-related acts, policies, and practices at issue in the

On 17 May 2023, the European Commission published its proposals to reform and modernise the Union Customs Code. These proposals follow years of discussions and calls for a structural change to the Union Customs Code, which was no longer adequate to meet new challenges and contained weaknesses that led to the emergence of obstacles to

The UK government has opened an exploratory consultation to consider a range of possible policy measures to mitigate carbon leakage and to ensure the correct policy infrastructure is in place to decarbonize.

In a recent post, our team examines the potential measures, like a domestic carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM), that the UK government

The Court of International Trade continues to focus in on issues relating to Chinese-origin goods and on March 17 upheld the Section 301 tariffs on Chinese-origin goods identified on List 3 and List 4A. This decision comes despite the plaintiffs in In re Section 301 Cases arguing that the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) violated the

The EU’s Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is a measure to ensure that goods importers pay a price for the resulting carbon emissions that is comparable to the price paid by EU domestic producers. During a transition period (starting 1 October 2023), EU importers will have to comply with reporting requirements.

In our alert on

The EU has introduced further economic and individual sanctions against Russia on Friday, December 16th, in response to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the annexation of Ukraine’s Donetsk, Luhansk, Zaporizhzhia, and Kherson regions. This is the ninth sanctions package since the conflict began in February 2022. The latest package extends the lists of restricted