On March 5, 2021, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) denied Dandong Huayang’s protest, which asserted that North Korean nationals did not produce garments that were imported under two separate entries. CBP determined that the materials submitted by the protestant did not establish clear and convincing evidence that Dandong Huayang did not use North Korean
Forced Labor: The Interplay Between Sanctions and Customs Compliance in the Context of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK)
As a consequence of U.S. and UN sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea), companies increasingly need to coordinate compliance efforts across the typically distinct worlds of economic sanctions and import/customs compliance. This is particularly necessary with respect to identifying, and mitigating the risk of DPRK-related labor in supply…
Now Available On Demand – Webinar Trade in 2018 – What’s Ahead?
On April 19, Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Attorneys hosted a webinar on “Trade in 2018 – What’s Ahead?”
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From the Section 232 national security tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the ongoing NAFTA re-negotiation, the Trump administration is seeking to implement…
OFAC Issues New Russia Sanctions Tied to Mueller Indictment
On March 15, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated as Specially Designated Nationals (“SDNs”) 2 new persons under an existing Obama-era cyber Executive Order, and 13 new persons under new authority granted by the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). This was the first time OFAC has utilized any of the multitude…