Hurricane Maria: Jones Act Waiver
The Department of Defense has requested a 10-day waiver of the Jones Act in the interest of national defense, commencing immediately.
Complaint regarding insulated beverage containers
YETI Coolers filed a complaint against Alibaba et al, alleging Section 337 violations the importation for sale in the US of certain insulated beverage containers and components thereof.
Ireland referred to European Court of Justice
The European Commission has decided to refer Ireland to the European Court of Justice for failing to recover from Apple illegal State aid worth up to 13 billion euros, as required by a Commission decision.
EC proposes VAT reform
A definitive VAT system that works for the Single Market has been a long-standing commitment of the European Commission.
Change in antidumping legislation
The European Parliament and the Council have agreed to change the EU’s anti-dumping and anti-subsidy legislation following a proposal from the European Commission from November 2016.
Additional items published in today’s TradeTracker.