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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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A Year in Review!

posted by Jennifer Diaz December 20, 2019 1 Comment

2019

DTL saved clients MILLIONS of dollars in 2019. It is with great joy that we finish off 2019 celebrating our fourth anniversary! We would like to thank each of you for being an integral part of making DTL a success.

This year has been filled with numerous achievements and accomplishments. We are grateful for the clients who have entrusted their trade and customs issues to us, and we look forward to assisting you in 2020!

Below we share some of our 2019 success stories with you.

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33,810 IPR Seizures in 2018!

posted by Jennifer Diaz November 5, 2019 2 Comments

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is tasked with the monitoring of and enforcement of intellectual property rights (IPR). In CBP’s FY 2018 Seizure Statistics, CBP advised that it enforced trademarks and copyrights pertaining to over 17,641 active recordations, including 2,289 new recordations and 812 renewals of expiring recordations.

In fiscal year 2018, 381 individuals were arrested by CBP or ICE for violations related to IPR violations and 260 convictions related to intellectual property crimes proceeded. The total number of IPR seizures decreased by 333 seizures from the previous year. Surprisingly, while the number of seizures decreased from 34,143  in 2017 to 33,810 in 2018, the total estimated manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of seized goods, had they been genuine, increased $1.4 billion.

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New FTC Warning Letters Issued to Companies Selling CBD Products

posted by Jennifer Diaz September 24, 2019 1 Comment

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The United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a press release confirming is sent three warning letters to companies that sell oils, tinctures, capsules, “gummies,” and creams containing cannabidiol (CBD), a chemical compound derived from the cannabis plant. While the warning letters are not made publicly available, the FTC advised the warning letters were sent because the companies were advertising their CBD products could treat or cure serious diseases and health conditions, in violation of both the FTC Act (as well as U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)) laws and regulations.

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China Trade War Intensifies

posted by Jennifer Diaz August 23, 2019 4 Comments

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Today, the Trump administration’s China trade war intensified as it announced plans to increase tariffs on Lists 1, 2, 3, and 4!

The president connected the additional tariff hikes to China’s new retaliatory tariffs (as a result of US’s imposition of List 4 tariffs) on $75 billion-dollar in US products, mainly impacted the agricultural and auto industries, or President Trump’s base (as previously reported here).

So what are the changes?

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International Trade Day – May 23, 2018 – Port Miami

posted by Jennifer Diaz May 21, 2018 0 comments

Seaport-Airportv2Miami World Trade Week is all about showcasing the importance of international trade, logistics, services and port operations to the South Florida economy and promotes Miami as the “Trade & Logistics Hub of the Americas”. World Trade Week includes a full of International Trade information at International Trade Day hosted by the World Trade Center Miami and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).

Over 300 international executives representing more than 150 companies have registered to attend. Top officials from CBP and other participating government agencies (e.g.  FDA, USDA, APHIS, PPQ, USFWS, CPSC, etc.) will be present and respond to your questions.

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VOTING Ends Today – Top Trade Attorney Jennifer Diaz Legal Luminary Award Finalist

posted by Jennifer Diaz July 17, 2017 0 comments

NJennifer DiazORTH MIAMI, Fla. – July 10, 2017 – PRLog — President of DIAZ TRADE LAW, P.A., Jennifer Diaz, Esq, specializing in Customs and International Trade Services, has been nominated as finalist for the Dade County Bar Association’s Legal Luminary Awards in the “International” category.

With over 71,000 nominations cast, Jennifer joins a select group who will attend the Association’s Awards Gala on July 26. Between now and July 17, 2017, judges and lawyers will choose between the finalists in each category and the winner will be announced at the Gala. Members of the Bar are welcome to cast their VOTE HERE: https://dadecountybar.site-ym.com/page/legalluminariesvote. Continue Reading

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Jen Diaz Honored as Rising Star by DBR

posted by Jennifer Diaz July 19, 2013 0 comments

On July 18, 2013, the Daily Business Review (DBR) announced the 40 young Florida lawyers chosen as 2013 Rising Stars by a panel of DBR judges. I’m proud to announce I have been selected as one of the 40 Rising Stars!

The article stated:

Our panel carefully reviewed more than 125 nominations of attorneys 40 years old and under who have established themselves as top contributors to the practice of law and their communities, and are in a position to become tomorrow’s top lawyers and leaders.

See the list of the 40 Rising Star honorees.

Profiles of all the Rising Stars will appear in a DBR special section on Wednesday, Sept. 18, and an event honoring their accomplishments will be held that night from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the Bankers Club in downtown Miami, One Biscayne Tower, Biscayne Room, 14th Floor.

For those who wish to attend the event to honor the Rising Stars, please contact Andre Sutton at asutton@alm.com or (757) 721-9020. The event’s main sponsor is Ice Legal.

Congratulations to the 2013 Rising Stars.

-David Lyons, Editor in Chief
-Chris Mobley, Publisher

I’m honored to have been selected and invite you to join me as we celebrate on September 18th at the Bankers Club.
 

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Expedite Your International Expansion Strategy

posted by Jennifer Diaz March 12, 2013 0 comments

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Expedite Your International Expansion Strategy

UPS is sponsoring a free International Symposium and breakfast hosted by David Ruiz, President of the UPS Florida District.

Learn how you can expedite your company’s international expansion strategy with the help of the UPS.

Topics Include:

  • How to Make Connections in Emerging Markets,
    Sandra Campbell, Director, Tampa Bay Export Assistance Center, US Commercial Services
  • Navigating International Trade Laws and Regulations,
    Jennifer Diaz, Attorney at Law, Board Certified in International Law, Becker & Poliakoff
  • How to Finance the Global Supply Chain
    Vicki Marks, Manager, UPS Capital
  • UPS Solutions to Demystify International Logistics
    Rusty Richardson, International Area Sales Manager, UPS

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

UPS APAC Facility
111 S US Highway 301
Tampa, FL 33619

Breakfast Starts at 8:00 a.m.
Symposium Concludes at 11:30 a.m.

Click Here for Event Flyer.

Please Contact Olga Diaz (olgadiaz@ups.com)
to RSVP or for additional information.

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Don’t Let Your Currency be Seized When Traveling Internationally – TOP TIPS

posted by Jennifer Diaz November 20, 2012 3 Comments

The holidays are approaching… Do you intend to carry “monetary instruments” when traveling internationally?

Read on, these TOP 5 Tips when carrying “monetary instruments” above $10,000 can save you a U.S. Customs Seizure Case.

Here are your top tips to assure you get it right, and you’re not screaming “Help – U.S. Customs Took my Money at the Airport”.

1. If you intend to carry over $10,000 in monetary instruments, including travelers checks and U.S. or foreign money, you MUST fill out the required form, FINCEN Form 105.  Note, it is PERFECTLY acceptable to travel with currency, you JUST have to report it. Don’t be scared to do so.

2. Review U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s “Currency Reporting” flyer.  Make sure you memorize what “monetary instruments” consist of:

  • U.S. or foreign coins and currency;
  • Travelers checks (in any form);
  • Negotiable Instruments (including checks, promissory notes, and money orders – in a transferable form);
  • Incomplete instruments (checks, promissory notes, and money orders) that are signed with a payees name omitted;
  • Securities or stock in bearer form (in a transferable form)

3. Make sure you can explain the legitimate source of the money.

4. Make sure you can explain the legitimate intended use of the money.

5. Don’t divide currency for the purpose of evading reporting requirements.

Check out CBP’s recent seizures of currency and DON’T LET THIS HAPPEN TO YOU!: