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Last Mile Team wins 2021 Spanish National Mobility Award

Last Mile Team announced today that its Last Mile Digital Platform© is the winner of the first Spanish National Mobility Award in the Product category, as a solution that helps generate results with positive impacts in the short, medium and long term. “We are honored to receive this award, that we take as a recognition…

Commerce Initiates New Administrative Reviews on AD/CVD Orders

On May 5, 2021, the U.S. Department of Commerce published a notice initiating new administrative reviews for antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders with March anniversary dates. Listed below are the countries and products named in the notice: Brazil Certain Uncoated Paper (A-351-842) Portugal Certain Uncoated Paper (A-471-807) Thailand Circular Welded Carbon Steel Pipes and…

Opportunity to Request Administrative Review

On May 3, 2021, the Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced in the Federal Register the opportunity to request an annual administrative review for products that are currently subject to antidumping and countervailing duties. The products and countries that have been listed in the Federal Register notice are the following: AD Austria: Carbon and Alloy Steel Cut-To-Length Plate Belgium: Carbon…

OFAC ALERT: OFAC Sanctions Guatemalan Officials

On April 26, 2021, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctioned the Chief of Staff for former president Alvaro Colom and an elected delegate to the Congress of the Republic of Guatemala, pursuant to the 2016 Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (“GLOMAG”) and Executive Order (“E.O.”) 13818 of December 20,…

Bespoke Handling Solution for Building Materials Manufacturer

Aggregate Industries manufactures and supplies a range of heavy building materials, primarily aggregates such as stone, asphalt and concrete, to the construction industry and other business sectors. With over 200 sites and around 3,700 dedicated employees, Aggregate Industries supply products to help businesses work sustainably, safely, professionally, and profitably. The Concrete Products Division at Aggregate Industries based in Callow, Cheddar, identified there was…

Petition Summary: Raw Honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, Ukraine, and The Socialist Republic of Vietnam

On April 21, 2021, the American Honey Producers Association and Sioux Honey Association (“Petitioners”), filed a petition for the imposition of antidumping duties on imports of raw honey from Argentina, Brazil, India, Ukraine, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. SCOPE OF THE INVESTIGATION The merchandise covered by these petitions is raw honey. Raw honey is…

Biden Administration Imposes New Russia Sanctions and Establishes Framework for Future Expansion of Russian Sanctions Regime

Recently, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) sanctioned various individuals and entities connected to Russia’s technology sector and also expanded sanctions against dealings in Russian sovereign debt.  In addition to these immediate actions, President Biden also issued a new Executive Order which will significantly expand OFAC’s authority to impose future sanctions…