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DTL Tuned-In to the 2020 World Trade Center Miami’s International Trade Week – Check out our Recap:

posted by Jennifer Diaz May 27, 2020 0 comments

111During the weeklong series of 10 informative webinars on trade regulations, we heard TOP TIPs from numerous federal agencies, including U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s Division of Southeast Imports, Miami’s CBP Fines, Penalties & Forfeitures (FP&F) Office, Miami CTPAT Field Office and more! Each webinar was produced to assist importers and exporters understand compliance and hot issues. Below are summaries of two webinars – FDA Import Operations Associated with COVID-19 Efforts and CTPAT – State of the Program / Minimum Security Criteria Updates:
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CTPAT VALIDATION AND MINIMUM SECURITY CRITERIA & CTPAT MINIMUM SECURITY CRITERIA CHANGES

posted by Jennifer Diaz April 2, 2020 1 Comment

Diaz Trade Law’s President, Jennifer Diaz and Associate Attorney, Denise Calle are enthusiastic to announce that our article “CTPAT Validation and Minimum Security Criteria” and CTPAT Checklist “CTPAT Validation and Minimum Security Changes” were published by Bloomberg Law! Below is the article reproduced with permission for your reading pleasure. We’d love to hear your feedback!

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RECAP OF THE 2019 CTPAT CONFERENCE #PATHFORWARD

posted by Jennifer Diaz June 27, 2019 1 Comment

ctpat 2The Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism is a voluntary public/private initiative that builds cooperative relationships to strengthen and improve overall international supply chain and U.S. border security. CTPAT is widely recognized as one of the most effective means of providing the highest level of cargo security through close cooperation with international supply chain businesses such as importers, carriers, consolidators, licensed customs brokers, and manufacturers.

At CBP’s CTPAT Conference held on June 25-26, 2019, CBP announced the New Minimum Security Criteria to CTPAT and much more to over 1,600 attendees (the largest conference to date!) – lucky for you, Diaz Trade Law was present and recapped the highlights below:

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THE 411 ON TRADE BASED MONEY LAUNDERING TO STAY IN CTPAT

posted by Jennifer Diaz September 11, 2018 2 Comments

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Are you a member of the Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT)? Do you want to be? If so, you’ll need to keep up with the future “minimum security requirements” to gain entry (and stay) in the program. A news requirement will include processes to prevent “Trade Based Money Laundering”. Do you have processes and procedures in place yet? Here’s your chance to hear from the experts!

I’ll be attending the CBP CTPAT conference in Orlando from September 12-13, and will have updates hot off the press for you! Experts Steffen Ruigrok and M. Ali Ansari will discuss best practices your company should have in place to ensure your supply chain is free from trade based money laundering issues. This webinar is FREE for clients of Diaz Trade Law, Marcum LLP, TMF Group, and members of OWIT South Florida Admin (ask us for the code)! RSVP HERE

You don’t want to miss this one!

 

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2018 CTPAT Conference Dates Announced!

posted by Jennifer Diaz August 17, 2018 0 comments

CTPATU.S. Customs and Border Protection is proud to announce the 2018 CTPAT Conference. The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida. The conference will be September 12 and 13, 2018.  September 12, 2018, will be general session with multiple speakers and panel discussions.  September 13, 2018, will be a day of workshops.  Both days will begin at 8:00 am and conclude around 5:30 pm.  An agenda will not be provided ahead of the conference.  Agendas will be provided upon registration check in at the hotel. Continue Reading

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Does Dirty Money Infiltrate your Market Place?

posted by Jennifer Diaz July 17, 2018 1 Comment

Money LaunderingWhether you’re an importer, custom broker, regulatory affairs professional, in house legal professional, or product development manager, you don’t want to miss our next webinar!

Many do not realize the impact 9/11 had on international trade, increasingly bringing money laundering into the financial system, frequently via terrorism. RSVP Now to join our Trade Based Money Laundering Webinar. And don’t forget to check out all of our upcoming webinars!

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Exporting 201 – Advanced Exporting Webinar 5/22 – RSVP Today!

posted by Jennifer Diaz May 7, 2018 0 comments

depositphotos_46947357-stock-illustration-book-now-stampWhether you are a new or experienced exporter, the next webinar is essential!

  • When do you get to hear from a Board Certified Expert on actual horror stories and when it’s in your best interest to file a Disclosure?

RSVP now to join our Exporting 201 webinar. And don’t forget to check out all of our upcoming webinars!

RSVP TODAY!

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What Keeps You Up at Night – Webinars for Compliance Professionals

posted by Jennifer Diaz March 21, 2018 0 comments

fffffWe took a poll to capture ALL of the topics that you wanted to learn about and decided to host 8 webinars for compliance professionals (FREE for clients) with leading experts on topics ranging from Importing 101/201, Exporting 201, to CTPAT, and FDA Compliance and more! Check out our complete list of topics, and click on the topic for more information on the specific learning objectives of each webinar and your expert speakers.

Did I mention that clients of Diaz Trade Law and Diaz Trade Consulting join for FREEPlease email info@diaztradelaw.com for your code!

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CTPAT “Your Supply Chains Strongest Link”

posted by Jennifer Diaz September 1, 2017 1 Comment

ctpatI just attended the 2017 CTPAT conference in Detroit. After 2 days of CTPAT’ing, here a list of my top 10 takeaways including the changes I see coming to the CTPAT program.

  1. There is a new name. Notice the – is officially gone, no more C-TPAT (despite all of us conditioned to using the -, it is no more. CTPAT it is.
  2. There is a new slogan – CTPAT “Your Supply Chains Strongest Link”.
  3. There is a new woman at the helm. Elizabeth Schmelzinger is the Director of CTPAT.

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The biggest take away is ….

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