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New coordinates for the request of surveillance documents and import licences

With notice Prot. 20100001459 of 12 January 2010, the Italian Ministry for Economic Development, Dept. for Enterprise and Internationalization – General Directorate for the Commercial Policy, determines the exact office to which applications for surveillance documents and import licences must be lodged.

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U.S. customs start the "enforcement phase" of the "10+2" rule

On 24 December 2009, the US customs (U.S. Customs and Border Protection or “CBP”) approved a series of amendments to the Interim Final Rule "Importer Security Filing and Additional Carrier Requirements”. Such rule, published in the 25 November 2008 edition of the Federal Register, sets up the criteria for the transmission of the new pre-arrival information known as “Importer Security Filing (ISF)”, introduced as of 26 January 2009 in the USA, nicknamed "10 +2" rule (due to the 10 data elements to be sumbitted to customs, 10 of them relevant to the importer - or his customs agent - and 2 relevant to the carrier). For further details look here.    


Cosmetic products: harmonized the legislation at Community level

Regulation (EC) N° 1223/2009 of 30 November 2009 of the European Parliament and the Council re-organizes in a systematic way all the provisions concerning cosmetic products previously contained in the Directive 76/768/EEC of 27 July 1976 of the Council, now repealed. Such Directive, after its adoption, was amended more than fifty times, and has been subject to a long series of decisions of the EU Court of Giustice (because of its particular complexity).

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EMCS: all you may need is on the TAXUD website

On the website of the TAXUD General Directorate of the EU COmmissione a new section contains all the indication concerning the EMCS (Excise Movement and Control System), computerised system established by the Decision 1152/2003/EC, for the monitoring of the movements of excise goods under suspension of excise duty within the EU.

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Tutela del made in Italy ed orientamenti dell’Agenzia delle Dogane

Dopo il Ministero dello Sviluppo Economico (vedasi la circolare prot. n. 124898 del 9 novembre 2009), stavolta sono le dogane a dire la loro sulle modalità applicative dell’art. 4, comma 49-bis della legge 24 dicembre 2003, n. 350, introdotto dall’art. 16 del d.l. 25 settembre 2009, n. 135 (convertito in legge n. 166 del 20 novembre 2009). Con la Nota Prot. 155971 R.U. del 30 novembre 2009 vengono infatti forniti ulteriori chiarimenti in merito ad una normativa complessa, che ha generato in passato e si prevede genererà in futuro non pochi disorientamenti nei confronti degli operatori.


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