US Trade Compliance

08 Aug 2013
WASHINGTON — It’s still more than three years away, but completion of Customs and Border Protection’s long-delayed major cargo-processing system appears to be in sight.
02 Aug 2013
President Obama this week nominated the nation's drug policy czar to take the reins of Customs and Border Protection, setting the stage for the agency to get its first politically appointed chief in more than a year and a half.
30 Jul 2013
NYK Line, “K” Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines and six other maritime car transporters have been accused of fixing prices on carrier services in a lawsuit filed by Manaco International Forwarder, Bloomberg reports.
Thomas S. Winkowski (L), Customs’ acting commissioner, shakes hands with Mario Cordero (R), Federal Maritime Commission chairman, after the trade data deal.
25 Jul 2013
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Federal Maritime Commission allowing CBP to share its Automated Commercial Environment data with the ocean transportation agency.
18 Jul 2013
Octavio Maese-Cordero, owner of a trucking and shipping company in El Paso, Texas, has been sentenced to serve 18 months in prison for his role in a scheme to defraud...
11 Jun 2013
Following the Canadian government’s disapproval of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling program and subsequent release of a list of products for possible retaliatory tariffs, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has slammed the labeling requirement.
10 Jun 2013
Canada’s government has condemned the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Country of Origin Labeling program.
29 May 2013
Susman Godfrey, an American antitrust litigation firm, has filed a class action against some of the world’s largest maritime vehicle shipping companies, alleging price fixing of carrier services...
23 May 2013
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a final rule to change the labeling provisions for muscle cut commodities covered under the Country of Origin Labeling program.
10 May 2013
Food importers might want to brace themselves: They need to get ready to plow through thousands of pages of new regulations, help foreign suppliers prepare facilities and operations for new rules, make sure they aren’t legally responsible for mistakes made by foreign suppliers and perhaps open their wallets for steep user fees.