Resources for International Trade & Investment

What You Need to Know About NAFTA Renegotiation
Sue Esserman and Eric Emerson
May 18, 2017
Generation Shift: Recent Developments in US-China Business Relations and the Path Ahead Under President-elect Trump
Stephen Heifetz, Susan Munro, Richard Wagner, and Alexis Early
January 19, 2017
Court Addresses "Substantial Transformation" Standard for Country of Origin Under the Trade Agreements Act
Thomas P. Barletta, Paul R. Hurst, Gregory S. McCue
December 20, 2016
How to Please Your Sweethearts When You Are Divorcing: The UK Government’s Ability to Offer Incentives to Foreign Investors After Brexit
Simon Hirsbrunner
December 12, 2016, European State Aid Law Quarterly
How Switzerland Can Prepare for Brexit
Simon Hirsbrunner
December 1, 2016, Der Bund
Brexit: Uncertainty and Opportunity
August 2, 2016
Launch of Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Related New Tax Regime
Hannah Cao, Susan Munro
November 18, 2014
Foreign Investors’ Options to Deal with Regulatory Changes in the Renewable Energy Sector
Matthew Coleman, Lucinda Low, Patrick Norton, Steven Davidson, Jeffrey Pryce, Helen Aldridge, and Thomas Innes
September 23, 2014
Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect
A New Trial Program for Cross-Market Stock Investment
Hannah Cao, Susan Munro
April 18, 2014
How to Protect Investments in Russia and Ukraine Through International Arbitration
Matthew Coleman, Patrick Norton, Lucinda Low, Steve Davidson, Helen Aldridge, Thomas Innes, Anthony Rapa
March 28, 2014
Reform of China's Disinfectant Regulatory System: Are You Ready?
Ying Huang
February 2014, ChemicalWatch – AsiaHub
Getting the Deal Through - Trade & Customs 2014: China
Eric Emerson and Henry Cao
September 9, 2013, Getting the Deal Through
China Initiates Antidumping Investigation of Imports of Alloy-Steel Seamless Tubes and Pipes from the United States, European Union and Japan
Eric C. Emerson, Hui (Henry) Cao, Susan G. Esserman
May 10, 2013
China’s Antidumping Duty Order on Optical Fiber: A Tale of Twists and Turns (Part I)
Hui (Henry) Cao, Eric C. Emerson, Susan G. Esserman
March 12, 2013
Managing Political Risk Through Bilateral Investment Treaties
Matthew Coleman, Steven K. Davidson, Lucinda A. Low, Jeffrey F. Pryce
August 29, 2012
Update on Cross-Border RMB Investment and Financing
Susan Munro
August 2012
What Role Do You Play in Import Compliance? US Customs Overhauling “The Role of the Broker”
Gregory S. McCue
July 10, 2012
Steptoe Expands International Department and Latin American Practice with the Addition of Brazilian Pablo Bentes from the WTO
Pablo M. Bentes
April 24, 2012
Brazil Initiates Steel AD Investigation
Pablo M. Bentes, Jean Russotto
April 17, 2012
President Obama Issues Order Expanding Trade Restrictions on Syria
August 19, 2011
Trans-Pacific Potential, and Pitfalls
Eric Emerson
November 27, 2010, The Wall Street Journal Asia
International Law Advisory - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Issues New Penalty Guidelines For Violations of the Export Declaration Regulations
Edward J. Krauland, Gregory S. McCue
January 9, 2009
International Law Advisory - DDTC Publishes Debarment Order Against ITT Corporation
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
April 13, 2007
International Law Advisory - D-Trade Becomes Mandatory Starting January 31
December 19, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Request for Public Comments on Exports of Agricultural Commodities, Medicine, and Medicinal Devices to Sudan and Iran
December 11, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Issues Interpretive Guidance on Executive Order 13412
November 30, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues Final Rule to Reflect US Recognition of Montenegro as a Sovereign State
November 26, 2006
International Law Advisory - Late 2006 FCPA Enforcement Explosion Reaches Across Industries and Around the Globe, Focusing on Countries in Lower Ranks in the Transparency International 2006 Corruption Perceptions Index
November 6, 2006
International Law Advisory - White House Issues New Executive Order Blocking Sudanese Property and Restricting Petroleum-Related Transactions
Edward Krauland, Andrew Irwin
October 20, 2006
International Law Advisory - No Change in Treasury Department's List of Boycotting Countries
Edward J. Krauland
October 3, 2006
International Law Advisory - Renewal of ILSA Sanctions on Iran
Jack R. Hayes, Edward J. Krauland
October 3, 2006
International Law Advisory - United States Poised to Ratify UN Convention against Corruption; Treaty Expected to Strengthen Anti-Corruption Enforcement in the United States, May Lead to Significant Changes in Developing Countries
Edward J. Krauland, Lucinda A. Low
September 19, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Amends Iranian Transactions Regulations
Edward J. Krauland
September 13, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues Final Rule Implementing Significant Changes to Commerce Control List
Edward J. Krauland
September 12, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues EAR Amendment Easing Libya Export Controls, Modifying Iraq Controls
Edward J. Krauland
August 31, 2006
International Law Advisory - World Bank Implements Voluntary Disclosure Program for Corrupt Practices in Bank-Financed Contracts
Lucinda A. Low
August 25, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Amends Iranian Transactions Regulations For US Person Employees/Contractors of International Organizations
Edward J. Krauland
August 22, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Designates Additional Individuals for Contributing to Threat Posed by Syrian Government
Edward J. Krauland
August 22, 2006
International Law Advisory - DDTC Implementation of UN's Arms Embargo of Lebanon
Edward J. Krauland
August 17, 2006
International Law Advisory - State Revokes Defense Export Licenses to Venezuela
Edward J. Krauland
August 17, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues Revisions to Export/Anti-Boycott Penalties
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 7, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Department Names New Director of Office of Foreign Assets Control
Edward J. Krauland
August 2, 2006
International Law Advisory - US Congress Extends Sanctions Against Myanmar (Burma)
Edward J. Krauland
July 28, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Designates Additional Entities for Supporting Iranian Proliferation of WMD
Edward J. Krauland
July 26, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Department Issues New List of Countries Participating in Arab Boycott of Israel
Edward J. Krauland
July 7, 2006
International Law Advisory - Enforcement Agencies Invoke the FCPA in Iraq and a Major Securities Fraud Settlement in the Tyco Case; Voluntary Disclosures Continue
Erik L. Kitchen, Edward J. Krauland
June 30, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Designates Chinese and American Entities for - June 16, 2006
June 16, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues Two Significant Notices Regarding Export Controls on Transfers of Dual-Use Technology
Edward J. Krauland
June 9, 2006
International Law Advisory - US State Department to Impose Arms Embargo on Venezuela
May 18, 2006
International Law Advisory - US Restores Diplomatic Relations With Libya, Will Remove Libya From Terrorist Sponsor List
May 15, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Codifies Palestinian Authority Restrictions in Code of Federal Regulations
Edward J. Krauland
May 11, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Revises Export Controls Restrictions on High-Performance Computers, Computer Exports to Bulgaria
April 27, 2006
International Law Advisory - DDTC Issues Regulation Amending Various ITAR Provisions
Edward J. Krauland
April 25, 2006
International Law Advisory - Treasury Acts to Restrict Dealings with Palestinian Authority
April 14, 2006
International Law Advisory - Hamas Government Takes Control of Palestinian Authority
March 31, 2006
International Law Advisory - Belarusian Sanctions Expected; Iran and Sudan Sanctions Legislation Moves Forward In US House
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
March 27, 2006
International Law Advisory - Department of Treasury Issues Final Rule Against Commercial Bank of Syria
March 10, 2006
International Law Advisory - EAR Anti-boycott Rules Not Triggered by Commercial Boycotts Over Cartoons
Edward J. Krauland
February 9, 2006
International Law Advisory - Filing Export Documentation Through AES
February 3, 2006
International Law Advisory - OFAC Amends Enforcement Procedures for Banking Institutions and Requests Comments Regarding Enforcement Policies for Other Industries
January 12, 2006
International Law Advisory - BIS Publishes Federal Register Notice re New Libya License Exception
November 16, 2005
International Law Advisory - BIS Implements License Exception for Exports of Certain AT-Controlled Items to US Persons in Libya
November 15, 2005
International Law Advisory - US Government Aggressively Prosecutes Individuals Allegedly Involved in Bribery Tied to Foreign Investment in Azerbaijan
Erik L. Kitchen, Edward J. Krauland
November 8, 2005
International Law Advisory - Revision of License Requirement and Licensing Policy, and Increased Availability of License Exceptions for Certain NATO Member States
November 4, 2005
International Law Advisory - Additions to BIS Unverified List for Export Control Compliance
November 1, 2005
International Law Advisory - House Passes Legislation re Syria WMD Activities
October 28, 2005
International Law Advisory - OFAC Issues Regulation Unblocking Debt Owed by the Iraqi Government
September 14, 2005
International Law Advisory - Senate Considers Legislation that Would Extend IEEPA Sanctions to Subsidiaries of US Companies
July 27, 2005
International Law Advisory - Bureau of Industry and Security Amends EAR to Implement Wassenaar Arrangement Changes
July 18, 2005
International Law Advisory - BIS Issues Final Rule on Licensing Policy for Sanctioned Entities
June 13, 2005
International Law Advisory - President Bush Renews Syria Sanctions
May 10, 2005
International Law Advisory - BIS Tightens Export Controls for Chemical-Biological Products
April 18, 2005
International Law Advisory - Department of Treasury Issues New Syria Sanctions Regulations (Revised)
April 5, 2005
International Law Advisory - Department of Commerce Issues Proposed Revision to Deemed Export Rules, Requests Comments
March 29, 2005
International Law Advisory - Department of Commerce Revises Libya Export Controls Regulations; Amends License Exception TMP
March 24, 2005
International Law Advisory - To strengthen sanctions against the Government of Syria
March 15, 2005
International Law Advisory - BIS Revises License Exception TMP for Aid Organizations Engaging in Humanitarian Work in Sudan
February 18, 2005
International Law Advisory - Monsanto Pays $1.5 million to the SEC and DOJ to Settle FCPA Allegations
January 11, 2005
International Law Advisory - Managing Reconstruction Contracting Risks
January 7, 2005
International Law Advisory - Burma Sanctions General License
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
September 3, 2003
International Law Advisory - Iraq Sanctions, Property Blocked
September 1, 2003
International Law Advisory - General Licenses Issued Pursuant to Burmese Sanctions Regulations
Edward J. Krauland, Meredith Rathbone
August 19, 2003
International Law Advisory - Iran/Iraq - NGO Activity
Edward J. Krauland
March 13, 2003
Opinion of the United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review, In re: Sealed Case No. 02-001
United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court of Review
November 18, 2002
H.R. 5710, the Homeland Security Act of 2002
House of Representatives
November 13, 2002
Final Rule, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the Treasury Special Information Sharing Procedures
Deparment of the Treasury
October 3, 2002
Consultation Paper on Lawful Access
Department of Justice
August 25, 2002
International Law Advisory - Cuba - Export of Services
Edward J. Krauland
August 8, 2002
H.R. 5005, in the Senate of the US
House of Representatives
July 30, 2002
Letter from Senator Hollings to FCC Chairman Powell Urging Implementation of a Broadcast Flag Solution to Protect Digital Content
Ernest F. Hollings
July 19, 2002
The Department of Homeland Security
President George W. Bush
July 19, 2002
Commerce Committee Print, H.R. 5005
House of Representatives
July 10, 2002
International Law Advisory - Civil Penalties
Edward J. Krauland
July 10, 2002
Homeland Security Act of 2002
Senate
June 19, 2002
Standards for Safeguarding Customer Information
Donald S. Clark
May 1, 2002
Interim Final Rule of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Anti-Money Laundering Programs for Money Serves Businesses, 67 Fed. Reg. 21114
James F. Sloan
April 29, 2002
Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
Department of the Treasury
March 4, 2002, Federal Register
The Impact of the Internet on the Judgment Project
Thoughts for the Future
Avril D. Haines
February 20, 2002
Commission Decision of Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Personal Data to Processors Established in Third Countries, Under Directive 95/46/EC
Commission of the European Communities
February 6, 2002
Some Reflections on the Present State of Negotiations on the Judgments Project in the Context of the Future Work Programme of the Conference
Hague Conference
February 1, 2002
Identification of Countries under Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974
Request for Public Comment
Joseph Papovich
December 26, 2001
September 24 Executive Order and Presidential Determination 2001-28
George W. Bush
October 24, 2001
Legal Aspects of Electronic E-Commerce Electronic Contracting Provisions for a Draft Convention, United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
United Nations General Assembly
September 20, 2001
H.R. 2581 - Export Administration Act of 2001
House of Representatives
July 20, 2001
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures
United Nations General Assembly
July 6, 2001
European Parliament Temporary Committee's Draft Report on Echelon Interception System
European Parliament
June 15, 2001
Network and Information Security
Proposal for an European Policy Approach
June 15, 2001
Draft 27 of the Council of Europe's Treaty on Cyber-Crime
Council of Europe
May 31, 2001
UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures
United Nations General Assembly
May 31, 2001
Commentary on the UNCITRAL Model Law on Electronic Signatures
United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
May 30, 2001
Letter from Director General John F. Mogg Rejecting the US Request to Delay Adoption of Standard Contract Clauses
John F. Mogg
May 24, 2001
S. 149, Export Adminstration Act of 2001
Senate
May 9, 2001
Questions and Answers Regarding the Import and Export of Strategic Commodities Regulation Order 2001
Strategic Trade Controls, Branch Trade and Industry Department
February 1, 2001
White House Fact Sheet on Proposed Revisions to the US Policy for Controlling High-Performance Computer Exports
Office of the Press Secretary
January 16, 2001
Notice in the Federal Register Announcing the Latest Revisions to the US Encryption Export Regulations
R. Roger Majak
October 19, 2000, Federal Register
Text of Office of Foreign Assets Control General Licenses Nos. 5 and 6
Office of Foreign Assets Control
October 17, 2000
White House Press Statement on the Lifting of Trade and Financial Sanctions Against Serbia
Office of the Press Secretary
October 12, 2000
Commission Decision on Standard Contractual Clauses for the Transfer of Personal Data to Third Countries, Under Directive 95/46/EC
The Commission of the European Communities
October 11, 2000
White House Press Release on the Latest HPC Export Control Revisions
The White House
August 3, 2000
European Commission Press Release on Its Report on United States Barriers to Trade and Investment 2000
European Commission
August 1, 2000
BXA Fact Sheet Regarding Proposed Changes to the Export Administration Regulations Governing Encryption Exports
Export Administration
July 25, 2000
The European Commission's Report on United States Barriers to Trade and Investment 2000
European Commission
July 1, 2000
British Chamber of Commerce BCC Report on the RIP Bill
British Chamber of Commerce
June 12, 2000
European Commission Proposed VAT Directive
Commission of the European Communities
June 7, 2000
Revised Draft of the BXA's Proposed Encryption Export Regulations
Export Administration
May 19, 2000
The Irish Electronic Commerce Bill 2000
April 19, 2000
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's Paper on Tax Treatment of E-Commerce Transactions
April 11, 2000
FBI Director Louis Freeh's Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee for the Departments of Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies
Louis Freeh
March 7, 2000
Attorney General Janet Reno's Testimony Before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies
Janet Reno
February 29, 2000
FBI Director Louis Freeh's Testimony before the Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, State, the Judiciary and Related Agencies
Louis Freeh
February 16, 2000
White House Fact Sheet
Strengthening Cyber Security through Public-Private Partnership
Office of the Press Secretary
February 15, 2000
Deputy Attorney General Eric Holder's Testimony Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Criminal Justice Oversight
Eric Holder
February 14, 2000
President Clinton's Statement on the HPC Export Control Reforms
William Clinton
February 10, 2000
White House Fact Sheet on the New HPC Export Regulations
Office of the Press Secretary
February 1, 2000
Media Release on the Lifting of Encryption Import Controls in Singapore
Corporate Communication Department Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
January 19, 2000
News Release Announcing the First Meeting of Australia's National Electronic Authentication Council
Terry O’Connor, Minister’s office
October 20, 1999
Federal Register Notice Containing the August Amendments to the OFAC Regulations
August 2, 1999, Federal Register
The Australian National Electronic Authentication Council's News Release
Richard Alston
June 23, 1999
The European Commission DG XXI Working Paper on VAT Issues
European Commission
June 8, 1999
UK Cabinet Office Paper
Cabinet Office
May 1, 1999
Rio Properties Inc. v. Rio International Interlink, No. 01-15466
United States Court of Appeals