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International Trade

10 May 2019
Valery Narezhniy New law entitles Russian exporters of services to deduct VAT

Russia - Gorodissky & Partners

The Duma provides certain incentives to encourage businesses to operate in Russia. For example, it recently passed a law which permits Russian exporters and Russian subsidiaries of foreign companies that provide services to foreign clients and other companies within such client's groups to deduct the full amount of value added tax for these services. The new law, which was drafted in response to the digital economy, will increase competition in the outbound services market.

Author: Valery Narezhniy
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David R Hamill US-Mexico border update: delays continue

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Companies have been on high alert since hearing about a potential shutdown of the US-Mexico border. Although President Trump does not appear to be actively taking steps to close the border, the administration has taken actions to address the migrant situation on the southern border that is disrupting global supply chains. To avoid delays, importers should, among other things, have accurate documentation and check with local port directors for any developments.

Authors: David R Hamill, Teresa Polino, Elyssa R (Emsellem) Kutner
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David R Hamill USTR proposes list of EU products that may be subject to tariffs in coming months

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Authors: David R Hamill, Teresa Polino, Leah Scarpelli
William George Relief all round – Court of Appeal upholds relief from sanction

British Virgin Islands - Harneys

Authors: William George, Andrew Thorp, Phillip Kite