Live Event Reminder: LawCustoms Stream – Tonight at 5:30 p.m. EST. You Are Invited!

Dear Friends and Colleagues, we look forward to your visit of LawCustoms Stream, tonight at 5:30 p.m. EST.  LawCustoms Stream is a part of a series of live web events, or streams, to explore current issues related to customs and international trade.

Each event focuses on current trade landscape starting from the hot topics in the world and home to issues that affect international trade community.  We pick laws and discuss how they apply.  We take logistical difficulties affecting global trade and break it down.

The stream will take place through Vimeo Platform. No registration is necessary to attend, just follow the link below. We welcome your questions or comments through chat, but for that please login through web browser or download Vimeo App for iOS or Vimeo App for Android.

If you can’t make it, no problem!  The video playback will be available right after live stream.

Links used during the stream:

U.S. v. All Funds on Deposit with R.J. O’Brien & Associates, 783 F.3d 607 (7th Cir. 2015)

  • International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) does not authorize the Executive Branch to take title to foreign assets, to regulate purely domestic transactions, to regulate gold or bullion, or to seize records.

KindHearts for Charitable Humanitarian Dev., Inc. v. Geithner, 710 F. Supp. 2d 637, 662 (N.D. Ohio 2010)

  • Notice and probable cause showing is required prior to blocking of assets.

Fourth Amendment of US Constitution

Most Current notice re-authorizing IEEPA

EAR on 15 CFR Subchapter C


History of the EAA Act

Licenses and CCL list BIS Dedicated Page

United States v. Groos, 616 F. Supp. 2d 777, 784 (N.D. Ill. 2008)

  • In 1969, Congress passed the EAA, the successor to the Export Control Act of 1949, to control the export of U.S. goods according to certain policy principles that balance national security and foreign policy with U.S. economic interests. 
  • The EAA has lapsed several times and the export controls have been continued using temporary statutory extensions and Executive Orders that invoice the IEEPA.
  • The last time the EAA was reauthorized was pursuant to Public Law 106–508, which expired on August 20, 2001.

Census Training Videos

Sec. 1705: Penalties

United States v. Zhi Yong Guo, 634 F.3d 1119, 1123 (9th Cir. 2011)

United States v. Quinn, 401 F. Supp. 2d 80, 101 (D.D.C. 2005)

United States v. Sihai Cheng, 392 F. Supp. 3d 141, 152 (D. Mass. 2019)