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Is Your Company Under Investigation by the Federal Government?

Every year, the numerous agencies of the United States Government send out letters to companies putting them on notice that the company is suspected of committing some serious violation.  Usually, the letter or notice demands a written response within 30 days or the company will be subject to a penalty or fine.  Knowing how to READ MORE

Bank Accounts and Seizure Warrants

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is seizing a record number of bank accounts for money laundering.  In summary, here is how it works.  A Special Agent from ICE submits an Affidavit to a Federal Judge, the Judge signs a Seizure Warrant authoring the Special Agent to serve that document READ MORE

Free Trade Agreements: Good or Bad?

I am still troubled by the Wall Street Journal lead article on October 4, 2010 with the headline “Recession-Weary Americans Sour on Free Trade.”  I asked myself why would Americans who live in an economy built successfully on the principles of capitalism and free enterprise be against international trade?  The WSJ article stated that a poll concluded READ MORE