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On May 23rd, President Biden, accompanied by Japanese Prime Minister Kishida and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, formally unveiled the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). The agreement is significant as the participating economies represent over 40% of global gross domestic product, and include five countries not included in the original Trans-Pacific

Global Trade Talks is a podcast that shares brief perspectives on key global issues on international trade, current events, business, law and public policy as they impact our lives. In this podcast, hosts Nicole Simonian and Ambassador Robert Holleyman talk to Crowell & Moring Partners’ Dj Wolff and Carlton Greene, who both specialize in economic

As the U.S. government continues to ratchet up sanctions in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, public reporting suggests there may be a new target in the sites of U.S. sanctions authorities: Kaspersky Labs (Kaspersky), the popular Russian cybersecurity and antivirus company. Any sanctions imposed by the Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets

On March 1, 2022, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released the President’s 2022 Trade Policy Agenda and USTR’s 2021 Annual Report. These documents are issued yearly to Congress pursuant to Section 163 of the Trade Act of 1974. The agenda, which has historically been used as a messaging document, highlights the unique approach each

This is an update from our October 4, 2021 post on this topic.

On October 4, 2021, United States Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai delivered a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) detailing the Biden Administration’s new strategy for managing U.S.-China trade relations. Tai announced that the USTR will restart a 

On October 4, 2021, United States Trade Representative (“USTR”) Katherine Tai delivered a speech at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) highlighting the Biden Administration’s new strategy for navigating U.S.-China trade relations. Ambassador Tai focused her remarks on President Biden’s vision for a worker-centered trade policy in the U.S.-China trade dynamic, however the

Global Trade Talks is a podcast that shares brief perspectives on key global issues on international trade, current events, business, law and public policy as they impact our lives. In this podcast, hosts Nicole Simonian and Ambassador Robert Holleyman talk to Ker Gibbs, current President at AmCham Shanghai about the current business and trade environment

Washington – August 6, 2021: Himamauli Das, senior advisor at Crowell & Moring International, LLC, has been named acting director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, the anti-money-laundering unit of the U.S. Treasury Department. Das assumes the role at a time when FinCEN is moving to implement provisions of the Anti-Money Laundering Act of

On May 5, 2021, Senate Finance Trade Subcommittee Chairman Tom Carper (D-DE), Ranking Member John Cornyn (R-TX), House Ways & Means Trade Subcommittee member Stephanie Murphy (D-FL), and Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai requesting renewed consideration of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In the letter, the group