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International Trade

28 February 2020
Teresa Polino Trump administration cracks down on counterfeit and other goods imported contrary to law

USA - Arent Fox LLP

The Trump administration recently took the first step to implement its plan to crack down on counterfeit goods online when it issued an executive order allocating more federal resources to the inspection and oversight of imports that are at risk for counterfeits and other illicit goods. The executive order was issued one week after the US Department of Homeland Security issued a plan setting out steps to combat counterfeit goods.

Authors: Teresa Polino, David Salkeld, Elyssa R (Emsellem) Kutner
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Teresa Polino New strategy to combat forced labour in US imports announced

USA - Arent Fox LLP

The US Department of Homeland Security recently released a department-wide strategy to combat human trafficking, child exploitation and forced labour in the supply chain. The strategy will build on current efforts to interdict imports of goods made with forced labour that US Customs and Border Protection has been enforcing since the passage of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act in 2016.

Authors: Teresa Polino, David Salkeld
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Anthony V Lupo Court sides with importer in not paying duties on royalties

USA - Arent Fox LLP

Authors: Anthony V Lupo, Elyssa R (Emsellem) Kutner