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Jon Paul Yormick

Jon Yormick’s Legal Guides

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  • Destroyed Art Collection and Antiques Costly to Household Goods Carrier

    In a case of first impression, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has affirmed a trial courts decision that the liability of a carrier having custody of household goods was limited by its tariff, while the receiving carrier was responsible for the total loss of $1 ...

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  • UK Bribery Act will Impact U.S. and Other Foreign Companies

    The long anticipated UK Bribery Act of 2010, which received Royal Assent on April 8, 2010, will finally go into effect on July 1, 2011. The Act was created to respond to the growing threat of bribery and the countless ways that it is committed, as well as demonstrate the UK's com...

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  • USCIS Certification on Release of Controlled Technology or Technical Data

    The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services requirement for Certification Regarding the Release of Controlled Technology or Technical Data to Foreign Persons in the United States went into effect on February 20, 2011. The certification applies to employers submitting petitions ...

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  • Consultant Representing Foreign Government not “Public Official” Under FCPA

    The Department of Justice (DOJ) has issued its third Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Opinion Procedure Release this year. In 2009, the DOJ only issued one Opinion Procedure Release. The Requestor was a U.S. limited partnership involved in development of natural resources trading...

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  • CBP “Clarifies” Impact of Forms 28/29 on Prior Disclosures

    In response to a trade association's request, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has attempted to clarify whether a CBP Form 28 (Request for Information) and CBP Form 29 (Notice of Action) affect an importer's ability to make a valid prior disclosure. In the response, CB...

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