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The Undoing Project – Why NAFTA Can’t Be Undone, But Can Be Re-Done

[Note, this article was originally posted on January 12 to the Global Trade Law Blog and has been updated to reflect recent events.] President Trump is making moves to renegotiate NAFTA, but has indicated that if negotiations fail, the United States may give notice of its intent to withdraw from the Agreement. Once in office … Continue Reading

A Peek Around the Curtain: A “Reverse” False Claims Act Settlement for Avoiding Customs Charges

On November 14, 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice announced a False Claims Act settlement with Basco Manufacturing Company, a maker of shower enclosures, for $1.1 million related to misstatements on U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) entry forms.  The alleged misstatements were intended to allow the company to avoid antidumping duties (ADD) and countervailing … Continue Reading
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