January 2017 Newsletter

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Trump’s Trade Policy Options Under US Law: What Can He Do?

President-elect Trump’s catchphrase is “Make America Great Again”. When he was campaigning for the Republican nomination, and then for the presidency, he made clear his belief that current international trade policies must change for that to happen.

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Trade Compliance Year End Housekeeping Checklist

While we watch the final days of the calendar slide past, we thought it worthwhile to provide some trade compliance housekeeping suggestions that may mitigate the fire drills and inevitable surprises coming in the New Year. As with all lists around this time of year, you should check it twice.

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Now, More than Ever, Be Wary of and Responsive to a CBP Form 28

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”), having previously identified AD/CVD evasion as priority trade issue, is ramping up its efforts to further combat AD/CVD evasion. Effective August 22, 2016, interested parties can report “EAPA” violations using CBP’s e-Allegation mechanism.

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ACE January 2017 Transition

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued CSMS #16-001005 as a reminder, CBP is preparing to deploy Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) capabilities that will complete the delivery of core trade processing in ACE. The date for the deployment and mandatory transition of these capabilities will be January 14, 2017.

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