Monthly Archives: March 2015

Export Controls and Compliance Presentation at HCBFFA Luncheon

On Wednesday February 18, 2015, Scott Johnston spoke to the Houston Customhouse Brokers and Freight Forwarders Association (HCBFFA) at its Export Controls & Compliance Luncheon.  The presentation focused on Freight Forwarder best practices and current topics in export controls.  If you would like more information or a copy of the presentation, please send us a [...]

2018-04-23T16:17:51+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Spotlight|

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Renders Decision in GPX International Case

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC”) has upheld the Department of Commerce’s (“Commerce”) imposition of antidumping and countervailing duties for certain tires from China, as well as the Court of International Trade’s (“CIT”) decision on the same matter.  The decision also recited the lengthy procedural history involved in the GPX case.  Previously [...]

2018-04-23T16:17:51+00:00 March 11th, 2015|News & Events|

Schlumberger Agrees to Plead Guilty to Violating Sanctions

The Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has announced that Schlumberger Oilfield Holdings (“SOHL”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Schlumberger Ltd., agreed to enter a guilty plea and pay a $232,708,356 penalty for willfully facilitating illegal transactions and engaging in trade with Iran and Sudan.  The total penalty includes a $77,569,452 criminal forfeiture and an additional $155,138,904 criminal [...]

2018-04-23T16:17:51+00:00 March 11th, 2015|News & Events|