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Energy

2014 Year-End Energy Briefing

2014 Year-End Energy Briefing The Editor presents a summary of an energy briefing hosted by Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, held on December 10, 2014, and featuring energy industry updates along 5 topics from 12 members of the firm’s Global Energy and Transaction team. Moderating...

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Energy

Oil and Gas in Mexico: Private Sector Participation Takes Shape

A new and transformed oil and gas industry is emerging in Mexico. The country continues to implement structural changes designed to promote the country’s economic growth and stability through a series of legal reforms. Mexico’s Congress has approved President Enrique Peña Nieto...

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International Trade

First Sale Customs Valuation: Legally Lowering the Landed Costs of Goods

Each year, millions of dollars are paid in customs duties unnecessarily because importers fail to take advantage of the "First Sale Rule," a legal route to reduce duty liability. Importers typically pay customs duties on the price paid to their vendors. With the First Sale Rule, an...

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