|After the UK Brexit referendum of 23 June the implications on the political, economic and legal relations between the UK and the EU have been discussed from many angles. But what about...|
WTO Rules Against United States on Revised Country of Origin Labeling
In a recently issued decision, a World Trade Organization (WTO) compliance Panel (Panel) ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico in a dispute over the United States' country of origin labeling (COOL) requirements as they apply to cattle and hog muscle cuts. Although it found that the United States has a right to require country of origin labels for meat products, the Panel concluded that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) revised COOL regulations failed to bring the United States into compliance with earlier Panel and Appellate Body findings that the COOL requirements treat Canadian and Mexican livestock less favorably than domestic livestock in violation of WTO rules.
The Department of Energy (DOE) recently published its revised Part 810 Guidance on compliance with the amended Part 810 Regulations on nuclear export controls (10 C.F.R. Part 810). The 2015 ...24 June 2016
FinCEN Designates North Korea as a Jurisdiction of Primary Money Laundering Concern, Triggering Additional Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions
Pursuant to the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act of 2016’s requirement that the Secretary of the Treasury determine whether North Korea is a jurisdiction of...16 June 2016