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Jen Diaz Honored as Rising Star by DBR

On July 18, 2013, the Daily Business Review (DBR) announced the 40 young Florida lawyers chosen as 2013 Rising Stars by a panel of DBR judges. I’m proud to announce I have been selected as one of the 40 Rising Stars!The article stated: Our panel carefully reviewed more than 125 nominations of attorneys 40 years READ MORE

BEWARE – Liquidated Damages WILL be Imposed for 10+2 Violations

For those who thought CBP’s “measured and commonsense” approach for those that weren’t fully complying with the Importer Security Filing (ISF or 10+2) rules would last forever, think again! Effective, July 9, 2013, CBP advised it would start the liquidated damages phase of the Importer Security Filing (ISF) enforcement process. CBP will now make use of the newly READ MORE

World Trade Center’s Food & Beverage Seminar YOU CAN’T MISS!

Monday, October 28 Session Title   Speaker(s) Handouts 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The FDA/’s Food Safety Modernization Act – Top 10 Tips to Comply! Jennifer Diaz 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM Build Your Brand Overseas With Best-in-Class ICD’s (In Country Distributors)! Alex Ruiz 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Cut Your Costs … and Sell READ MORE

Say Goodbye to GSP, ATPA and ATPDEA

The question of the day… Will GSP be extended?  Yes, no, maybe?? July 31, 2013 is the date when the expiration of the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), Andean Trade Preference and Act  (ATPA) and the Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA) will take place. Read on to ensure that you get your READ MORE

FDA Proposes New Fees Under FSMA – Comment Now

FDA’s proposed FY2014 budget needs to be analyzed carefully by food importers. FDA needs funding to fully implement FSMA, and a chunk of it will be from you!  On the image to your left, note the new FDA Food Facility Registration and Inspection Fee, and the new FDA  Import fee (among others).  This link and READ MORE