FMC Commissioner Rebecca Dye presented eight (8) interim recommendations to address supply chain congestion across the United States, and she plans to hold meetings in the near future with Supply Chain Innovation Teams to address container disruptions and increase supply chain visibility.
The “Vessel Operating Common Carrier Audit Program” has a dedicated audit team that will assess carrier compliance with the FMC’s rule on detention and demurrage and provide information it considers beneficial to monitoring the marketplace for ocean cargo services.
The Departments of Commerce, Homeland Security, State and Treasury issued a Business Advisory on July 16, 2021 warning of the risks of doing business in Hong Kong.
The U.S. Departments of State, Treasury, Commerce, Homeland Security, Labor and USTR urges businesses, individuals, investors, consultants, labor brokers, academic institutions, and research service providers to be aware of the significant reputational, economic, and legal risks of their involvement with operations, supply chains.
On December 18, 2020, the Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) announced that it was adding 77 individuals and companies from various countries to the Entity List. The BIS explained that these parties were added to the Entity List because they have ties to China’s military, support China’s militarization of the South China Sea, are involved in human rights violations, have stolen U.S. technologies or trade secrets, and/or have committed U.S. export violations. The new controls on these entities took effect on December 18th. The Entity List can be found in Supplement No. 4 to Part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations (15 C.F.R. Pars 730 – 774) (“EAR”). U.S. persons are prohibited from exporting, reexporting or transferring in-country all items that are subject to the EAR to the listed parties without first obtaining a license from BIS. In addition, no EAR license exceptions are available for transactions
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The following provides a snapshot of recent legislative and regulatory developments impacting imports into the United States in case you happened to miss these key news items: CBP Proposes Formal Continuing Education Requirement