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Spotlight on Commerce: Siobhan Siaca: Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP)

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Blog post by Siobhan Siaca, Attorney Advisor, Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) I am honored to be nominated to represent my culture for the U.S. Department of Commerce during the 2020 Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. My name is Siobhan Siaca and I am an Attorney Advisor with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) within the Office of General Counsel. I’ve been with CLDP for...

Joint Communique from the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum

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Brasília and Washington – The 11th meeting of the United States-Brazil CEO Forum was held on Monday simultaneously in Brasília and Washington, D.C., through videoconference, allowing both governments and private sector participants to discuss the progress made in areas identified as priorities within the joint recommendations presented in the last edition of the Forum, held in Washington, D.C., in...

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the U.S.-Brazil CEO Forum

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Thank you, Minister Braga Netto, for that kind introduction. And a warm welcome to my colleagues, Senior Director Nels Nordquist, Minister Araújo, and Ambassadors Todd Chapman and Nestor Forster. My thanks also to the Forum’s Brazilian Co-Chairs Ministers Braga Netto and Paulo Guedes, for hosting this year’s discussion. I am grateful to the seventeen CEOs joining us today virtually. We value your...

Spotlight on Commerce: Diana Moreno, Attorney-Advisor, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

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Blog post by Diana Moreno, Attorney-Advisor, National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) I was born and raised in El Paso, Texas, a town located right on the United States-Mexico border. My parents moved permanently from Juarez, Mexico to El Paso when I was just a toddler. The city’s unique culture and diversity has helped cultivate me into the person that I am today, a proud...

Commerce Department Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling on TikTok Preliminary Injunction

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On September 27, 2020, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia granted a nationwide preliminary injunction against the implementation of Executive Order (E.O.) 13942, limited to the Secretary of Commerce’s Identification of Prohibited Transactions with TikTok/ByteDance involving ‘any provision of services… to distribute or maintain the TikTok mobile application, constituent...

Statement from Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on the Nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States

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Today, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross issued the following statement upon President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States: "President Trump has put forth a highly qualified individual with the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Judge Barrett proved her confidence and poise as she was tested in an extremely contentious and aggressive vetting...

The U.S. Department of Commerce Concludes Successful Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum Highlighting Importance of Women Exporters

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The U.S. Department of Commerce Deputy Secretary Karen Dunn Kelley closed the final session of the six-part virtual “Women’s Global Trade Empowerment Forum” earlier this week highlighting the vast opportunities available to women business leaders across North America and the benefits provided by the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). "The Department of Commerce is honored to facilitate...

Opening remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 7th American Workforce Policy Advisory Board Meeting with Ivanka Trump

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Thank you, Ivanka. And thank you , for your vision in organizing the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board and for guiding our work over the past 18 months. This board’s focus and action makes it truly unique among federal advisory councils. To our Board Members here in the Indian Treaty Room and on videoconference, thanks you for your continued civic commitment, and rapid, responsive...