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Chinese Mobility in the USMCA Region: A Choking Process that will Upend the U.S. and Mexican Automotive Industries

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The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) automotive sector must be prepared to navigate a new set of requirements that will likely reshape supply chains, impact costs, and alter the competitive dynamics within the...more

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Foley Automotive Update - July 2024

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Key Developments - U.S. new light-vehicle sales reached a SAAR of 15.3 million units in June, and second quarter 2024 sales fell by approximately 0.4% from April-June 2023, according to initial estimates from Wards...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

U.S. Trade Representative Releases 2023 Special 301 Report

In April, Ambassador Katherine Tai, U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), issued the 2024 Special 301 Report.  In a press release, the USTR stated that "[m]any of the issues highlighted in the Special 301 Report demand...more

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As the (Customs and Trade) World Turns: June 2024

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Welcome to the June 2024 issue of “As the (Customs and Trade) World Turns,” our monthly newsletter where we compile essential updates from the customs and trade world over the past month. We bring you the most recent and...more

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Foley Automotive Update - June 2024

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Analysis by Julie Dautermann, Competitive Intelligence Analyst This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Foley &...more

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Braumiller-Law-Group - June 2024 Newletter

Recently, President Biden signed a foreign military support bill (H.R. 815) into law, which also encompassed the 21st Century Peace Through Strength Act (the Act), a legislative proposal introduced in the House containing...more

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机遇与挑战:中国企业赴墨西哥投资

中国在墨西哥的外国直接投资 (FDI) 近年来显着增长,这反映了中国与全球经济格局转变和区域贸易动态的战略性协调。这一趋势使中国成为墨西哥增长最快的外国投资来源国之一,其中大部分投资流向制造业。 中国外国直接投资激增的主要原因 经济和政治压力 ...more

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Hot Topics in International Trade - June 2024 - Overcoming Obstacles: Challenges Faced by China’s FDI in Mexico

China’s foreign direct investment (FDI) in Mexico has seen substantial growth in recent years, reflecting a strategic alignment with global economic shifts and regional trade dynamics. This trend positions China as one of the...more

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New Tariff Policy Amplifies the United States’ Efforts To Bolster Nearshoring Strategy

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On May 14, 2024, President Biden announced a sharp increase in U.S. tariffs on several Chinese imports, including electric vehicles, solar cells, semiconductors, and advanced batteries. The announcement underscored what many...more

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Proposed regulations for Canada’s new Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) system: few patents will qualify for PTA

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As explained in our previous article, Canada will soon be implementing a patent term adjustment (PTA) system to account for unreasonable delays by the Patent Office in issuing a patent. The necessary amendments to the Patent...more

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Mexico prevails in first USMCA RRM panel decision: What happened and what could happen next?

U.S. loses first RRM case heard by a panel. But how did the panel reach this conclusion? What could happen next in this case? And what does this mean for future cases and for the RRM? For a refresher on the RRM, check out my...more

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What Every Multinational Company Should Know About …Tariff Increases in Mexico and Their Potential Impact on Your Supply Chain

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On April 22, 2024, Mexico’s president increased import duties in the range of 5% to 50% on 544 Harmonized System (HS) codes, affecting a significant number of product categories such as steel, aluminum, textiles, plastics,...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

The Sky’s the Limit – Yet More Section 301 Tariffs on China

The White House at 5 am Tuesday morning in DC released its decision on the new section 301 tariffs. There is a 100% tariff on Chinese EVs effective this year (which is in addition to the usual 2.5% import duty on cars)....more

Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Trade Matters - Lowenstein Sandler's Global Trade & National Security Newsletter - May 2024

On April 15, the U.S. Department of the Treasury published a proposed rule that would enhance certain Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS or the Committee) procedures and increase CFIUS penalty and...more

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USITC Announces Comment and Hearing Schedule for USMCA Automotive Rules of Origin Report

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The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) is inviting interested parties to comment on the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement’s (USMCA) automotive rules of origin. Parties will have until September 24, 2024 to request an...more

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Federal Court of Appeal dismisses appeal of SPRAVATO “innovative drug” decision

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On November 10, 2021, the Minister of Health refused to reassess its decision that Janssen’s esketamine hydrochloride product (SPRAVATO) was not an “innovative drug” and therefore not entitled to data protection. As...more

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Understanding the E-1 Treaty Trader Visa for Canadian Companies in the U.S.

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The E-1 Treaty Trader visa permits executives, managers, supervisors, and essential employees of non-U.S. companies that engage in substantial trade between the U.S. and a treaty country to obtain work permits valid for five...more

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3 Points for Employers About Collective Bargaining in Mexico Under the New USMCA Rules and the Labor Reform

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More than four years have passed since labor reform in Mexico was approved and three years since the USMCA — which is known as T-MEC in Mexico — took effect. And novel provisions continue to put pressure on labor relations in...more

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Negociaciones Colectivas bajo las nuevas reglas del T - MEC y la Reforma Laboral

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Han transcurrido más de 4 años desde la aprobación de la reforma laboral en México, y tres de la entrada en vigor del T-MEC cuya novedad fue la incorporación del Capítulo 23 y el Anexo 23-A enfocado a los temas laborales...more

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US Trade Rules Playing Larger Role for Manufacturers of Trucks and Truck Parts Tariffs and Geopolitics: Dual Challenges...

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Trade tensions between Washington and US trading partners, notably China, have complicated many supply chain decisions — what to buy, from where, made by whom, and at what tariff cost. Recent statements from senior Biden...more

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Nearshoring in Mexico: Some Basics for Chinese Companies

In recent years, direct investment from Chinese companies into Mexico has experienced significant growth. This surge is evident in the figures, rising from $38 million in 2011 to $386 million in 2021 and $282 million in 2022....more

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Foley Automotive Update - February 2024 - 2

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This update helps automotive suppliers inform their legal and operational decisions to help address challenges and opportunities. Key Developments - Nearly 9,000 UAW members at Ford’s largest truck plant in Kentucky...more

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US Investors Can Take Advantage of International Treaties to Structure Foreign Investments

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Investors typically consider structuring their foreign investments through jurisdictions that maximize their tax benefits. But US investors also should consider corporate structures that take advantage of investment treaties...more

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FY2025 H-1B Cap Registration – What You Need to Know

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Now is the time for employers to review H-1B needs for the FY2025 cap season. Feel free to contact us, and we will help you evaluate who is a good candidate for this classification. Registrations will be submitted...more

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The Uncertain World: Nearshoring, Economic Development, and the Next Frontier

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Historically, international trade regulation has swung between economic protectionism and national security concerns. Between World War II and the 2018 presidential election, the primary international trade regulatory issue...more

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