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    Australia: WTO Appellate Body Rejects Appeal Regarding Plain Packaging of Tobacco (June 18, 2020) On June 9, 2020, the World Trade Organization’s (WTO’s) Appellate Body issued its reports on cases brought by Honduras and the Dominican Republic against Australia’s tobacco plain packaging requirements. (Australia — Certain Measures Concerning Trademarks, Geographical Indications and Other Plain Packaging Requirements Applicable to Tobacco Products and Packaging (DS435 and DS441).) The […]
    • Contributor: Buchanan, Kelly
    • Date: 2020-06-18
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    Dominican Republic/United States: Agreement on Customs Security (Dec. 22, 2015) In December 2015, customs authorities from the United States and the Dominican Republic signed a Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) on customs security; the goal of this arrangement is to create a bilateral customs security structure aimed at streamlining and securing cargo trade between the two countries. The two offices of these programs […]
    • Contributor: Guerra, Gustavo
    • Date: 2015-12-22
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    Dominican Republic; United States: Agreement on Work Plan for Customs Security (June 8, 2015) In May 2015, customs authorities from the United States and the Dominican Republic signed a Joint Work Plan (JWP) aimed at reaching an agreement in the near future on mutual recognition of the customs security programs of the two countries. The aim of the agreement is to create a bilateral structure aimed […]
    • Contributor: Guerra, Gustavo
    • Date: 2015-06-08
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    Dominican Republic; Organization of American States: Donation of Firearms Marking Equipment (June 30, 2014) The Organization of American States (OAS) recently announced that it had donated equipment to mark firearms, for the second time, to the Government of the Dominican Republic. The donation was made as part of a project called “Promoting Firearms Marking in Latin America and the Caribbean.” (Press Release, OAS Donates Firearms Marking […]
    • Contributor: Guerra, Gustavo
    • Date: 2014-06-30
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    Dominican Republic; United States: Agreement to Launch Trade Transparency Unit (Nov. 1, 2013) On September 26, 2013, the Dominican Republic’s Customs Authority (DRCA) and the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) directorate of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement signed a letter of intent to set up a trade transparency unit in Santo Domingo, in order to share information and improve detection of commercial fraud and money laundering […]
    • Contributor: Guerra, Gustavo
    • Date: 2013-11-01
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    Dominican Republic: Tax Law Amended (Dec. 11, 2012) On November 9, 2012, the
    • Contributor: Johnson, Constance
    • Date: 2012-12-11
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    Dominican Republic; Organization of American States: Agreement to Combat Trafficking in Firearms (May 3, 2012) On April 20, 2012, the Organization of American States (OAS) and the government of the Dominican Republic announced that they had reached an agreement whereby the OAS will deliver to the Dominican Republic equipment donated by the United States government to mark firearms. (Press Release, OAS, OEA y República Dominicana firman acuerdo […]
    • Contributor: Guerra, Gustavo
    • Date: 2012-05-03