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With US support, SKorea cuts trade with North

SEOUL, South Korea - (AP) South Korea's president slashed trade to impoverished North Korea and pledged to haul Pyongyang before the U.N. Security Council, vowing Monday to make Pyongyang "pay a price" for a torpedo attack that killed 46 sailors. President Barack Obama offered his full...

European VAT, Customs And Trade Alert, In Short

by Juliana Laurello and Erik Zietse New European Web Portal on E.U. Customs Procedures The European Commission has launched the first stage of a new web portal that is designed to serve as a single Access point for businesses seeking relevant and practical information related to E.U. import...

Greenberg Traurig European VAT, Customs and Trade Alert

This edition of GT's European VAT, Customs and Trade Alert will consider: WTO Panel issues reports on the tariff treatment of certain information technology products by the EU and its Member States. On August 16, 2010, the WTO issued the reports of the panel on the tariff treatment of certain...

Southeast Asian Laws Toolbox

Welcome to LexisNexis South East Asian Laws Toolbox , the law toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the nations of South East Asia, excluding the Peoples’ Republic of China. You will find below the legal content and analysis that we have for several countries in this burgeoning...

Brazil-Russia-India-China (BRIC) Laws Toolbox

B razil R ussia I ndia C hina Laws Toolbox Welcome to LexisNexis B.R.I.C.Laws toolbox that brings you LexisNexis content available for the new emerging economic bloc composed of the nations of Brazil, Russia, India and China (the People’s Republic of China.) The BRIC nations...

Greenberg Traurig European VAT, Customs and Trade Alert - January 2011

This issue features the following articles: Successive supplies of goods - which transaction is VAT exempted? European Court of Justice rules on case involving TIR carnets European Court clarifies restrictions on sale of medical devices with respect to e-commerce and specialty shops...

ICE Director Morton Announces Record Increase in Worksite Enforcement Activity

Yesterday before testifying before the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement, John Morton-Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)-announced record numbers of worksite enforcement investigations, criminal prosecutions, and administrative-fine...

Brother Can You Swop a Car? FCPA and Bribery Act Implications in the Barter Economy

While the economy has improved from the depths of the Bush Recession of 2008, things are not back where most businesses and governments would like them to be. One of the more interesting responses to the continuing economic doldrums that I have read about is the age old art of bartering. According to...

Decimation of frog populations may result from fungus disease spread initially by the international amphibian trade

Prior posts have noted the decline in the frog population in California, among other locales worldwide. As with colony collapse disorder of honeybees, there have been numerous theses regarding the cause. Researchers now propose that the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatis ("Bd") is the cause...

State Net Capitol Journal – September 1, 2014; States Easing Way For Crowdfunding

Budget & Taxes Budget & Taxes STATES EASING WAY FOR CROWDFUNDING: Over the past three years, a dozen states have enacted laws or regulations allowing startups to raise investment capital through crowdfunding without having to go through all the regulatory hoops companies with shareholders...

New CCCL Report: Potential Liability for Climate-Related Measures under the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Columbia’s Center for Climate Change Law has released a white paper entitled Potential Liability for Climate-Related Measures under the Trans-Pacific Partnership . The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is currently being negotiated by twelve Pacific-rim countries (Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada...

Pope Says No to Cap and Trade

By Tricia Caliguire "Pope Francis Stands Up to Climate Deniers," or so says the editorial board of the Newark Star Ledger . Yes, but the headline could have read, "Pope says No to Cap and Trade." In his ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR...