The Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) is the European regulation that imposes a reporting obligation and a carbon tax on EU imports of certain goods in order to reduce carbonContinue Reading CBAM Reporting Requirement Begins Oct. 1, 2023
Laura Siegel Rabinowitz counsels domestic and multinational businesses on complex supply chain issues and other complicated challenges associated with trade, advising on mitigation of duty exposure and compliance. Laura has deep experience handling international trade projects for clients, including multinational importers, exporters, manufacturers, retailers, customs brokers, and freight forwarders.
Laura advises clients on mitigating tariffs on Chinese-made products and steel and aluminum and helps clients navigate the maze of regulations, customs, and other government agency scrutiny, as well as the broad array of commercial and enforcement laws and policies administered by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, including trade compliance and audit programs, and duty savings initiatives such as free trade agreements and the use of “first sale.” Laura’s practice also includes advising on the enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duties.
The Department of Commerce (DOC) has issued the final rule implementing the two-year moratorium on anti-dumping or countervailing duties (AD/CVD) for solar panels and cells from Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, and…Continue Reading Commerce Issues Final Rule on AD/CVD Grace Period
The Department of Commerce announced Aug. 23 it is delaying the issuance of the preliminary determination in the Auxin circumvention investigation until Nov. 28, 2022. The date had been set…
Continue Reading Commerce Department Delays Auxin Preliminary Determination on Solar Trade Imports
On June 6, 2022, President Biden issued the Declaration of Emergency and Authorization for Temporary Extensions of Time and Duty-Free Importation of Solar Cells and Modules from Southeast Asia (…
Continue Reading Biden Uses Emergency Powers to Pause New Solar Import Tariffs—Frequently Asked Questions
On the heels of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s State of the State address, in which she endorsed a suite of progressive environmental policies including product stewardship laws governing the paper and…
Continue Reading Environmental Sustainability Is Fashionable, But New Bill Presents Hurdles to Industry