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On October 2, 2019, USTR announced that the United States has requested that the WTO schedule a meeting on October 14 to approve a US request for authorization to take countermeasures against the EU in connection with the arbitrator’s decision in the WTO dispute entitled “European Communities and Certain member States — Measures Affecting Trade in Large Civil Aircraft” (DS316). Earlier in the day, the WTO announced that a WTO arbitrator issued its decision finding…

On October 4, 2019, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) posted on its website an advance copy of the Federal Register Notice of Determination and Action Pursuant to Section 301: Enforcement of U.S. WTO Rights in Large Civil Aircraft Dispute [Docket No. USTR-2019-0003], which states that USTR has determined that the European Union (EU) and certain member States have denied US rights under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement and have failed to…

On July 14, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published in the Federal Register a final rule [CBP Dec. 17-07] that amends the CBP regulations to reflect an extension of import restrictions on Pre-Classical and Classical archaeological objects, and Byzantine and post-Byzantine ecclesiastical and ritual ethnological materials from Cyprus.

On August 10, 2016, the Department of State published in the Federal Register a notice [Public Notice: 9668] of Proposal to Extend the Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Cyprus Concerning the Imposition of Import Restrictions on Pre-Classical and Classical Archaeological Objects and Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Period Ecclesiastical and Ritual Ethnological Materials (US – Cyprus MOU), as the Government of Cyprus has informed…

On May 1, 2014, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) published in the Federal Register a final rule [Docket No. 140324264–4264–01] which amends the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) by adding thirteen persons under fourteen entries to the Entity List. The persons who are added to the Entity List have been determined by the US Government to be acting contrary to the national security or foreign policy interests of the United States. These persons will…