UK and EU Agree on Brexit Deal, Pending Parliamentary Ratification

On October 17, 2019, the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) came to an agreement on Brexit.  Included in the agreement are the following:

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Dutch Government Suspends Arms Exports to Turkey

On October 11, 2019, the Government of the Netherlands announced its decision to restrict military exports to Turkey in response to Turkey’s recent

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WTO Authorizes U.S. Countermeasures on EU Goods

On October 14, 2019, the Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) of the World Trade Organization (WTO) adopted the findings of the WTO Arbitrator’s October 2nd

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Section 301 Duties Will Be Imposed on Products of the EU after WTO Ruling

On October 2, 2019, the World Trade Organization (WTO) decided in favor of the U.S. in the case Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft,

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EU Issues Updated Guidance on Military Exports

On September 16, 2019, the Council of the European Union (EU) amended Council Common Position 2008/944/CFSP on arms export controls to account for

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EU to Transition to Online AEO System

On October 1, 2019, the European Union (EU) will begin requiring applications for Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status to be submitted electronically

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UK Publishes Additional Guidance on Sanctions Policy in Case of a No-Deal Brexit

The United Kingdom (UK) Office of Financial Sanctions Implementation (OFSI) has published additional guidance on the UK sanctions policy in case of a

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UK Publishes Guidance on Trade Agreements with Non-EU Countries in a No-Deal Brexit

On August 15, 2019, the Department for International Trade for the United Kingdom (UK) published guidance on new trade agreements with non-European Union

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EU Reduces Some Retaliatory Tariffs on Goods of U.S. Origin

On April 30, 2019, the European Commission of the European Union (EU) reduced the rate of additional duty imposed on some goods of U.S. origin.

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EU Issues Preliminary List of U.S. Products Considered for Countermeasures in WTO Dispute

On April 17, 2019, the European Commission issued a preliminary list of products of U.S. origin the European Union (EU) is considering for

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European Council Agrees to Extension of UK Withdrawal from the EU

On April 11, 2019, the European Council agreed to the extension of the period under Article 50(3) of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the

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USTR Proposes Products for Section 301 Tariffs Caused by EU Aircraft Subsidies

On April 8, 2019, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a press release announcing it had begun the process of identifying products

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UK Publishes Guidance on VAT on Goods Moving from Ireland After Brexit

On March 29, 2019, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) published guidance for the Value-Added Tax (VAT) on imported goods moving from Ireland to

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EU Issues Rules on Dual-Use Export Controls for After the Withdrawal of the UK

On March 21, 2019, the European Commission issued a notice to stakeholders on the rules for dual-use export controls for after the withdrawal of the

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UK Publishes Guidance on NCTS for Brexit

On March 13, 2019, the government of the United Kingdom (UK) published guidance on the New Computerized Transit System (NCTS), as the UK will no longer

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