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New Regulatory Changes, New Screening Requirements for US Importers

October 31, 2017

October 31, 2017 - The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 drew major attention to the issue of forced labor in global supply chains. The Act removed the "consumptive demand" clause... View Full Post

Toxic Substances Control Act (Active-Inactive) Rule

August 22, 2017

August 22, 2017 - On June 22, 2016, Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed, triggering the largest change to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) since its 1976 inc... View Full Post

Informed Compliance Letters from U.S. Customs

October 4, 2016

The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 has tasked CBP with making several organizational and structural changes in order to streamline and best fulfill responsibilities in the area... View Full Post

Upcoming Changes to Regulations

September 21, 2016

September 2016 - This year has brought about important changes to the industry, with ACE regulations, SOLAS requirements, and the most recent anti-mosquito treatment policy for shipments from the US t... View Full Post

Brazil will wait to join airline emissions deal, official says

September 21, 2016

September 15, 2016 - Brazil is unlikely to join the initial phases of a proposed United Nations accord being brokered this month to limit emissions from international air travel, a senior government o... View Full Post