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The Swedish government proposes stricter rules on weapon export

The proposal suggests that the destination country’s democratic status shall be of central consideration in a licence application.

Japan implements amendment of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act

On October 1, 2017, an order from the Japanese Cabinet went into effect to implement amendments to Japan’s Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act which implements Japanese import and export controls.

Controlling Imports in Myanmar

After a period of noticeable inactivity, revised drafts of the trademark, design, patent, and copyright bills were submitted to parliament and consequently published for public review in late July and mid-August.

Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update

Baker McKenzie is pleased to invite you and your colleagues to its annual Anti-Corruption, Export Controls, and Trade Sanctions Update scheduled for Thursday, October 5 in Washington, DC.

U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security Updates Export Compliance Guidelines

the U.S. Bureau of Industry and Security announced that it has updated the content of its Export Compliance Guidelines and Audit Module and combined both documents into one “easy-to-use” booklet.

Updates in International Trade: Opportunities and Challenges in Latin America and Beyond

Our seminar could help your business identify opportunities and challenges brought about by the changes in international trade and mitigate future risks through strategic decision-making in Latin America and globally.

Exemption of grain terminals in Victoria

The Mandatory Grain Port Code of Conduct (the Code) was introduced to address a perceived lack of flexibility in the previous Government regulation, the...

Thailand imposes tight controls on export of dual-use goods

The Thai cabinet recently approved a new regulation proposed by the Ministry of Commerce to control the export of dual-use goods in accordance with...

U.S. Commerce Department Issues Guidance on Due Diligence to Prevent Unauthorized Exports to Russia

On May 18, 2015, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) issued additional guidance on due diligence measures that U.S. exporters...

R&D Expenses Paid to the Vendor of Imported Goods May Need to be Included...

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal’s (“FCA”) decision in Skechers USA Canada Inc. v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency (“Skechers”) now arguably...

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