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Biography for Brian Feito

Brian Feito, Deputy Managing Editor, is a reporter for International Trade Today and its sister publication Export Compliance Daily. A licensed customs broker, Brian covers a wide range of subjects including customs and trade-facing product regulation, the courts, antidumping and countervailing duties and Mexico and the European Union. Brian is a graduate of the University of Florida and George Mason University. He joined the staff of Warren Communications News in 2012.

Recent Articles by Brian Feito

ITC Issues Revisions 2 and 3 to Tariff Schedule, Changes to Sections 301, 232 and 201 Duties

The International Trade Commission recently issued two new revisions to the 2019 Harmonized Tariff Schedule. Changes include new and amended exclusions from Section 301 tariffs from China, as well as a decrease in tariffs for goods on list 4A. The…Subscribe to Read >>

Commerce Sets AD/CV Duties on Corrosion-Resistant Steel From Costa Rica, Malaysia and UAE

The Commerce Department is setting new certification requirements, and will order suspension of liquidation and collection of antidumping and countervailing duty cash deposits for some, on entries of corrosion-resistant steel products from corrosion-resistant steel products from Costa Rica, Subscribe to Read >>

Difficult Questions Loom for CBP and Brokers in Second Look at Mandatory Continuing Education

CBP and the trade community again face difficult decisions on how to move forward with mandatory continuing education for customs brokers. The toughest may be how to create a fair accreditation scheme, but that’s just one of many open questions…Subscribe to Read >>

California Court Says Customs Broker's Noncompete Agreement Not Enforceable

A California state appeals court on Feb. 4 found a customs brokerage can’t enforce a noncompete agreement against its former employee. Hecny Brokerage’s agreement with its longtime employee Madeline Sopko was too broad too meet California’s strict limits on…Subscribe to Read >>

Importer Files Lawsuit to Block New Section 232 Tariffs on Finished Steel and Aluminum Products

New Section 232 tariffs on finished products of steel and aluminum face a court challenge just before they’re set to take effect. PrimeSource, a Texas company that bills itself “one of the largest purveyors of fasteners in the world,” says…Subscribe to Read >>