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Sanctions Against Russia: The Week in Review - April 2022 - 4

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The Week in Review delivers the impact and analysis for the public, private, and non-profit sectors from our regular reporting of the evolving global sanctions campaign against Russia. This week, we reviewed the recent...more

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Claims Against Russia in Investment Treaty Arbitration - Part II of II

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As discussed in Part I of this two-part series, Russia has imposed sweeping economic measures in response to the international sanctions imposed by other States on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Those economic measures...more

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The United States and the United Kingdom Agree to Cessation of Section 232 Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum

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On March 22, 2022, the United States and the United Kingdom announced in a joint statement that the U.S. will halt Section 232 tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum from the U.K, effective June 1, 2022, and that the U.K....more

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USTR and DOC Seeking Public Comments on Digital Trade Issues under the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework

Key Points - On March 11, 2022, USTR and DOC requested public comments on the trade pillar of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework, with both requests including a focus on digital trade issues. Comments are due to both...more

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Use of the “Hecho en México”® (Made in Mexico) Trademark and Logo

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The Mexican government, through the Ministry of Economy, is the holder of the “Hecho en México” (Made in Mexico) trademark, which is an official distinctive sign that may be used to identify products that are made in Mexico,...more

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2022 updates to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act thresholds for Canadian M&A transactions

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The key financial thresholds relevant to pre-merger notification of proposed transactions under the Competition Act remain unchanged in 2022, while the thresholds for pre-closing “net benefit” to Canada review under the...more

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TN Visas as a Work Visa Option for Manufacturing Companies to Hire From Mexico, Canada

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Manufacturing companies looking for creative solutions to build the talent pool, especially to fill more skilled positions, should consider the TN work visa. A work visa available to citizens of Mexico and Canada, the TN...more

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Foreign direct investment reviews 2021: New Zealand

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Recent legislative reforms have increased the New Zealand government's ability to take national interest considerations into account, but have also looked to exclude lower-risk transactions - In mid-2021, a national...more

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First State-to-State Dispute Under CUSMA on Dairy Quotas—Good News for Distributors and Consumers?

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The Panel Report in Canada—Dairy TRQ Allocation Measures, released on January 4, 2022, resolved the first State-to-State dispute under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement or "CUSMA" (also known as USMCA). The Report is...more

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Inclusive Trade at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR): A Conversation with Jamila Thompson

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Jamila Thompson, Senior Advisor to the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), joins Wiley partner Derick Holt to discuss Jamila’s career in international trade, her time in former Representative John Lewis’s office and their work...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - January 7, 2022

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Key Takeaways - Kazakhstan’s president orders his troops to “shoot to kill without warning” to quash anti-government protests. Canada reported its largest trade surplus in 13 years. The WHO warned against describing the...more

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Establishing A Business Entity In Canada (Updated)

Bilingual and Bi-Juridical - Canada is a bilingual, bi-juridical, and multicultural country, composed of 10 provinces and 3 territories. English and French are federally mandated official languages pursuant to the...more

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International Trade Law: 2021 Year in Review & Outlook for 2022

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Husch Blackwell’s third-annual international trade law year-in-review report provides a detailed look at how 2021 played out and takes a peek at how 2022 might develop. As companies begin to strategize on what a second year...more

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Countdown to the 2022 HTSUS Update: Are Importers Ready for the Changes?

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An overhaul of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) will occur in early 2022 to align with the World Customs Organization (WCO) Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System (HS) updates scheduled...more

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WorldSmart: The Impact of Export Control and Economic Sanctions on International Business

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In this WorldSmart podcast, International Trade & Investment Practice Leader Kay Georgi discusses the current and future issues of export controls and economic sanctions, with International Group Co-Chairs Hunter Carter and...more

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A U.S. Reset in Trade Relations with China—Implications for Canadian Business

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Since taking office, the Biden Administration has been slow to engage on the trade agenda, putting a priority on jobs and seeking to reinvest in America’s competitiveness. The U.S. Trade Representative, Katherine Tai, has...more

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Amendments to Canada's Export Control List Take Effect July 23, 2021

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The updated version of A Guide to Canada's Export Control List (the Guide) will come into force on July 23, 2021, replacing the previous December 2018 version of the Guide. Amendments to the Export Control List (ECL)...more

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Financial institutions general regulatory news, July 2021 #2

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MLRs 2017: Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (No 2) (High-Risk Countries) Regulations 2021 The Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing (Amendment) (No 2) (High-Risk Countries) Regulations 2021 (SI...more

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Small Steps on Big Issues: Recent Developments in the U.S.-UK Trade Relationship

The trade relationship between the U.S. and UK is an economically and historically important one for both nations. While the two nations recommitted to their longstanding alliance at the recent G7 summit, a number of...more

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UK-Australia Bilateral Trade Agreement: A summary

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Following five years of discussions between Australian and British Governments, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced this week agreement in principle on the terms of a Free...more

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'A New Chapter’: U.S.-European Leaders Turn the Page on the 17-Year Aircraft Subsidies Dispute (At Least for Now)

Hailed as a “new chapter” in the bilateral trade relationship between the U.S. and the European Union (EU), both sides announced on Tuesday during a U.S.-EU summit in Brussels that a deal was reached to suspend (for five...more

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USTR Announcement Opens Door to WTO COVID-19 TRIPS Waiver Negotiations

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On May 5, 2021, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Katherine Tai signaled a potential new direction in U.S. trade policy, announcing that the United States would support waiving intellectual property (IP) protections for...more

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Dentons Flashpoint - May 5, 2021

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Key Takeaways - WHO releases further information on Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines, raises concerns about lack of data for over-60s. US trade deficit jumps to record $74 billion in March. The EU and UK will seek free trade...more

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New Labor Obligations Contained In USMCA Present Risks for Covered Employers

In effect since July 1, 2020, the United-States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (“USMCA”) replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA”). Although the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic largely overshadowed the effective date...more

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Canada's Federal Budget 2021 and International Trade Implications

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On April 19, 2021, the Federal Government of Canada unveiled its first budget in two years, promising over $100 billion in new spending intended to propel Canada's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Part of the...more

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