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My Freight Forwarder Is Requesting A Shipper’s Letter of Instruction, Now What?

Clients who export often ask us for guidance on whether to complete a Shipper’s Letter of Instruction (SLI). It’s important for our readers to understand the benefits of correctly completing the SLI provided to you by your freight forwarder. The main benefit of an SLI is federal regulatory compliance! Prior to your goods being exported, READ MORE

Food Importers – Want to Expedite Your Importations with FDA?

 On January 2, 2018, FDA announced that it expects to begin accepting applications in early 2018 for its Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP), which we first advised you of back in 2015. VQIP is a voluntary, fee-based program for importers that will allow expedited review and importation of human and animal foods into the United READ MORE

2018 Seminars – We Want to Hear from YOU!

DTL is Planning Our 2018 Seminars AND WANTS YOUR Input!! We want our 2018 Seminars to answer the import/export questions you have! Please provide your comments by voting below! Please VOTE here! If you have any specific comments you want to share with us, please email us at info@diaztradelaw.com.

Help Us Celebrate 2017 Successes!

DTL saved clients MILLIONS of dollars in 2017, below we list a summary of some of our compliance successes! Let us assist you in 2018! U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) Assisted importers in filing prior disclosures that were accepted by CBP and/or DOC and avoiding substantial penalties. Assisted importers in successfully responding to CBP 28’s and 29’s resulting in close READ MORE

Your Cheat Sheet to Comply With CBP’s Forced Labor Requirements

 We recently advised our readers of the 12 Questions on Forced Labor the import community must answer in order to comply with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) amended Reasonable Care Checklist. This checklist was released September 2017 to: Comply with the informed compliance requirement of Title VI of the North American Free Trade Agreement READ MORE