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“Fast Track” Bill Signed Into Law: Next Up Trans-Pacific Partnership

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On Monday, President Obama signed Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) into law. TPA, also known as the “fast track” bill, was seen as a crucial component in solidifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Although the re-authorization of TPA grants the President greater authority in his ability to negotiate and secure a trade deal–thus speeding up the TPP READ MORE

In Tampa? Meet the Expert May 12, 2015

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I’m proud to participate in America’s SBDC’s “Meet the Expert” seminar on May 12, 2015. If you are in Tampa, you won’t want to miss this seminar. It will take place from 3:30-5:30 PM at the FSBDC at the University of South Florida, Port Tampa Bay Building, and will cover the following HOT Topics in International Law: READ MORE

CBP Updates Trade Community on GSP Expiration

For those of you that relied on the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and are now subject to duties, CBP sent a notice today that directly impacts you. A previous post discussed the expiration of GSP and need for congressional action to renew it. GSP expired July 31, 2013. Importers were advised to continue to 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

Jennifer Diaz Joins Governor Rick Scott in Addressing Businesses in Bogota

On December 4, 2012, I will address companies in Bogota, Colombia to discuss the “Top 10 Tips When Importing into the U.S. to Ensure Compliance.” My particular topic will go into depth on the top costly mistakes I’ve seen importers make, and most importantly, how to avoid them. I will go into compliance with the READ MORE