On 3/20/2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) message 42097586 regarding requesting a case by case need for additional days for payment of estimated duties, taxes and fees.

However, since then CBP has issued CSMS #42161666 which states that CBP is no longer accepting requests for additional days for

March 23, 2020

In the last several days, the federal government released a number of guidance documents designed to ease the impacts of COVID-19 on government contractors and grantees.  The guidance is summarized below:


In ruling NY N308736, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determined the country of origin of a Keurig Model K90 single serve coffee brewer. This coffee brewer measures approximately 13 inches tall, by 10 inches wide, and 13 inches deep. It includes features such as choice of cup size, auto-off functionality, and a removable drip tray.

In ruling NY N308621, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) determined the classification of Balenciaga’s Speed Footwear (Style numbers 530349 W05G0 1000 and 560235 W1HP0 1000). The products are closed toe/closed heel, above-the-ankle, slip-on footwear with outer soles of rubber or plastic materials. The sock-type uppers are composed of knitted textile materials. Both styles feature foxing-like

In ruling NY N307027, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) discussed the classification of the following products, and their ingredients are listed below:

  • Biscoff Ice Chocolate Chips Bars: skim milk, cream, sugar, Biscoff cookies, canola oil, glucose syrup, unsweetened chocolate processed by alkali, dried skim milk, cocoa powder processed by alkali, whey protein concentrate, mono and

On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) allowed the U.S. to set duties on $7.5 billion worth of European Union (EU) goods as a consequence of the long-running legal battle over subsidies to Airbus. The U.S. originally asked for authorization to impose duties on $11 billion of EU goods; the WTO arbitrator

On August 13, 2019, the FAR Council will publish in the Federal Register an interim rule, FAR Subpart 4.21, effective immediately, which implements a portion of section 889 of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, specifically, the ban on government procurement of any equipment, system or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or

Nicole Succar is a Counsel in Crowell & Moring’s International Trade Group and a resident in the firm’s New York office. She joins Crowell after serving as a senior vice president and head of U.S. economic sanctions advisory, and previously a vice president in the financial crimes division for HSBC, one of the world’s largest

Washington – Crowell & Moring International (CMI) LLC is pleased to announce that Himamauli “Him” Das, former Senior Director for International Trade and Investment at the National Security Council and National Economic Council, as well as the former Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade and Investment at the Treasury Department, has affiliated with the