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  • USTR Suspends Section 301 DST Tariffs on Handbags and Cosmetics from France

    The U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) is indefinitely suspending the Section 301 tariffs on certain handbags and cosmetics from France resulting from the investigation into France’s Digital Services Tax (“DST”). These additional tariffs were announced by USTR in July 2020 and were scheduled to go into effect on January 6, 2021. USTR is suspending the tariffs...

  • USTR Increases Tariffs on Aircraft Parts and Certain Wines and Distilled Spirits from France and Germany

    As previously reported, since October 18, 2019 the U.S. has imposed additional duties on various European origin goods (including aircraft, certain textiles and wearing apparel, hardware, cheeses, and other agricultural goods) due the ongoing Large Civil Aircraft (LCA) dispute with the European Union (EU). On December 30, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that...

  • July 2020 Trade Law Update

    In Husch Blackwell’s July 2020 Trade Law Newsletter, you’ll learn about the following updates in international trade and supply chain law: President Trump’s Executive Order ends Hong Kong country of origin USTR announces additional duties on cosmetics and handbags from France and delays the effective date until January 2021 An update on U.S. Department of Commerce decisions...

  • Petition Summary: Methionine from France, Japan, and Spain

    On July 29, 2020, Novus International, Inc. (“Petitioner”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on methionine from France, Japan, and Spain. SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION The merchandise covered by this investigation is methionine and precursors to methionine, including dl-Hydroxy analogue of dl-methionine, also known as 2-Hydroxy 4-(Methylthio) Butanoic acid (HMTBa),...

  • USTR Announces Additional Duties on Cosmetics and Handbags from France, Delays Effective Date Until January 2021

    On July 10, 2020, the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) announced that it would impose a 25 percent additional duty on certain cosmetics, soaps and cleansing products, and handbags that are products of France, valued at $1.3 billion, due to the French Digital Services Tax (DST).  Nevertheless, USTR delayed the application of the duties for as...

  • France Threatens Retaliation against US if Section 301 Tariffs are Imposed

    In a radio interview, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said that France will retaliate against the U.S. if the U.S. imposes Section 301 tariffs on French goods due to the French Digital Services Tax (DST) investigation.  The French DST levies a 3 percent tax on revenues for providing “digital interface” services and “targeted advertising”...

  • USTR Opens Section 301 Investigation into French Digital Services Tax, Announces Public Comment Period

    On July 10, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (“USTR”) announced that it had opened an investigation directed at the Government of France under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974.  The announcement came as the French Senate considered a new digital services tax (“DST”)—enacted a day later—imposing a 3% revenue tax on...

  • What the Lance Armstrong Settlement Agreement Tells Us about the Government’s Case

    While the settlement of the False Claims Act case against Lance Armstrong has generated a press release, a quick online search didn’t produce a copy of the actual agreement. So I filed a Freedom of Information Act request and the next day the Department of Justice provided me a copy of the Lance Armstrong settlement agreement....

  • Paris: privacy & cybersecurity déjà-vu

    Only minutes passed between first learning of the Paris attacks and confirming that our son, studying abroad in France, was safe. But it seemed to last a lifetime. My wife and I were with him in Paris just two weeks earlier, strolling happily a few blocks from where slaughter would soon visit the Bataclan Concert Hall...

  • Husch Blackwell Represents American Airlines in Engine Campaign for Airbus A320 NEO Aircraft

    A team of seven Husch Blackwell attorneys, led by Aviation team leader David Agee, represented American Airlines in a campaign to select engines to power its new fleet of 100 firm ordered Airbus A320 family aircraft, which will commence delivery in 2017. The campaign involved a competition between and concurrent negotiations with CFM International (a...

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