International Trade and Customs



 

 


Meet the Co-chairs - TAG-SP


Fisher, Jacob
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, P.C.
jfisher@scopelitis.com


International Trade and Customs


By: Kathleen Campbell Walker and Lisa Rios
Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated (San Antonio, Texas, USA)

On January 19, 2012, President Barak Obama announced that the Departments of State (“DOS”) and Homeland Security (“DHS”) are working together to improve visa and foreign visitor processing

Read more: If You Make It Easier To Visit, They Will Come...And Spend


By: Susan Kohn Ross
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (Los Angeles, California, USA)

Implementing the Korea, Panama, and Colombia FTAs

One of the many important questions being asked at the start of 2012 is when should international traders expect to take advantage of the new free trade agreements (FTAs) with Korea, Panama, and Colombia?

Read more: Pending FTAs, Proposed Consolidations, and a Win for IPRs


By: Jahna M. Hartwig and J. Forbes Thompson
Williams Mullen (North Carolina and Virginia, USA)

The U.S. State Department has proposed a major overhaul of the brokering provisions in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Read more: Proposed ITAR Brokering Regulations Would Impose More Requirements on More Companies


By: Jahna M. Hartwig
Williams Mullen (North Carolina and Virginia, USA)

Manufacturers and exporters have a unique opportunity to help shape the controls on their exports by commenting on proposed revisions to U.S. export control regulations.

Read more: Export Control Reform: State and Commerce Officials Propose Revisions to Export Control Lists


By: Susan Kohn Ross
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (Los Angeles, California, USA)

On December 1, U.S. District Judge for the Central District of California Howard Matz vacated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) convictions of Lindsey Manufacturing (“LMC”) and its executives

Read more: Lindsey Manufacturing Exonerated – What Is The Lesson?