Retail & Consumer Products Law Observer

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Category Archives: Import/Export

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Government Blocks Companies from Importing and Selling Children’s Products after Alleged Non-Compliance with Product Safety Laws

Posted in Import/Export, Product Liability & Torts
The U.S. Department of Justice and Consumer Product Safety Commission recently announced that they had entered into consent decrees with three New York-based toy companies and five individuals for importing and selling products that violate the Federal Hazardous Substances Act and the Consumer Product Safety Act. The consent decrees enter permanent injunctions against the companies… Continue Reading

Webinar: This Year in Trade — C&M’s First 100 Days Series

Posted in Import/Export, International Trade
From economic sanctions to import tariffs, the incoming Trump administration has suggested it will seek to implement almost immediately significant changes in international trade policy and enforcement. In addition to these potentially seismic shifts, technological and social developments reshaping international trade rules and global supply chains are gathering speed, from the expanding adoption of blockchain… Continue Reading

Mexico Publishes List of Minimum Reference Price for Textile and Apparel Imports

Posted in Corporate & Transactions, Import/Export, International Trade
On January 6th, the Mexican Government published a new list of apparel and textile goods with “estimated prices.” These prices are the minimum reference price that goods ranging from raw materials to finished products may be imported into Mexico and is categorized by Harmonized Tariff Schedule classification number. Shipments entered below these prices will be… Continue Reading