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Hogan Lovells Publications

USTR investigates digital services taxes in nine more countries and the European Union, as multilateral efforts falter International Trade Alert

On 2 June the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it is launching investigations under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into digital services taxes...

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U.S. decertification under the Hong Kong Policy Act – what is changing now, and what happens next? International Trade Alert

On 27 May 2020 U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo certified to Congress that the State Department no longer considers Hong Kong to have significant autonomy from China and therefore "Hong Kong...

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USMCA's 1 July entry into force: Key implementation and compliance issues

On 24 April 2020 United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress that the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will enter into force 1 July 2020.

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FEMA releases exceptions to rule prohibiting exports of PPE – exports to Canada and Mexico are excluded and other important exclusions apply International Trade Alert

On 17 April the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released significant exceptions (effective Friday 17 April, but to be published on 21 April) to FEMA's temporary final rule...

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Trump invokes Defense Production Act to block exports of Personal Protective Equipment

With reports of widespread shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) and ventilators and the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to expand nationwide, the Trump Administration has turned to ...

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USTR invites comments on potential Section 301 exclusions in response to the coronavirus International Trade and Investment Alert

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) has announced it is accepting comments on potential Section 301 tariff exclusions for Chinese imports necessary to respond to the...

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China, supply chain risk, and the race to 5G International Trade Alert

A deeper dive into the president's FY2021 budget request for the U.S. Department of Commerce reveals new initiatives aimed at safeguarding technology.

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USMCA's rapid-response labor mechanism

The United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) is noteworthy for its novel "facility-specific rapid response labor mechanism" (the Rapid Response Mechanism or Mechanism).

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Trade truce? United States and China reach Phase One agreement International Trade Alert

On 15 January 2020 President Donald J. Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a "Phase One" agreement between the United States and China, a truce halting the escalating trade...

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