On March 7, 2024, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) published a Federal Register notice seeking public comments to help develop trade and investment policy initiatives aimed at making supply chains more resilient.

The USTR is interested in responses to one or more of the twelve questions outlined in the Federal Register notice. 

On March 1, 2024, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published President Biden’s 2024 Trade Policy Agenda and 2023 Annual Report. This year’s agenda aims to further the cause of worker-centered trade policy, enhance the resilience of supply chains, and promote fair and sustainable trade practices. Below is a summary of

On February 20, 2024, Hoshine Silicon (Jia Xing) Industry Co., Ltd. (“Jiaxing Hoshine”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hoshine Silicon Industry Co., Ltd., filed a complaint at the United States Court of International Trade (USCIT) challenging the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) June 2021 decision to issue a withhold release order (WRO) against Hoshine

President Biden signed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2024 into law (P.L. 118-31) (NDAA 2024 or Act) in December 2023. Lawmakers frequently target this type of “must pass” legislation as a vehicle to codify their own, often unrelated policy priorities or “rider” provisions. The NDAA 2024 is no exception, containing a patchwork

The “S” in “ESG” (environmental, social, and governance) includes an extensive list of factors like workplace culture; environmental justice; health and safety; policies on diversity, equity, and inclusion; labor standards; data privacy; human rights; racial justice; and product safety. In the past several years, consumers and shareholders have become increasingly focused on company performance in

On January 26, 2024, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released a Supplemental Business Advisory highlighting continued risks and exposure of doing business in Burma. In January 2022, the U.S. Departments of State, the Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor and the USTR first published a business advisory on heightened risk of doing business

The U.S. International Trade Commission released the 2024 Basic Edition of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) on January 1, 2024.

The HTSUS sets out the tariff rates and statistical categories for all merchandise imported into the United States and is based on the international Harmonized System, which is the global system

Pursuant to a Federal Register Notice posted by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), effective December 11, 2023, three entities have been added to the UFLPA Entity List. These entities have been identified by DHS as entities working with the government of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region to recruit, transport, transfer, harbor or receive