Evelyn Suarez addressed a group of maritime lawyers at the AAPA Port Administration and Legal Issues Seminar in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 9, 2015. The presentation, which she delivered with Jim Barratt of Forensic Risk Alliance, was on “What Maritime Lawyers Need To Know About FCPA and Other Anti-Corruption Laws?”
CBP Vessel Repair Process Improvement
U.S.-flag vessel owners and operators are subject to a 50% ad valorem duty for vessel repairs made in foreign shipyards. Claims for relief that are not adequately presented or documented will be denied relief and assessed the onerous duties. It is therefore important to adopt processes for the collection of critical documentation in support of claims for relief. This presentation provides insight from years of experience with administrative applications for relief, protests and litigation as to best practices in the collection of the documentation and presentation of claims.
Influential Leadership for Public and Corporate Leaders Programme
Evelyn Suarez was invited to speak at the Influential Leadership for Public and Corporate Leaders Programme that took place December 2-6, 2013 in Cape Town, South Africa. The program aims to equip a select number of students with the practical tools to realize their full leadership potential. Click here for the full program report.
Global Trade Update: What’s in Store for African Economies
Evelyn Suarez will be speaking on the Global Trade Update panel as part of the South Africa
Investment Forum, taking place in Capetown, South Africa, from December 3rd through the 4th.
A number of significant developments are currently underway which are likely to shape the rules for
global trade in the 21st century:
The U.S. and European Union, which together represent close to half of global GDP, have
launched negotiations on a “Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership” or T-TIP, which is
expected to set standards in such areas as:
After the Broken Broker: Protecting the Honest Broker Presented by the Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia, Inc.
The Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia, Inc. invites you to attend its monthly meeting and luncheon.
Evelyn Suarez will give a presentation entitled, “After the Broken Broker: Protecting the Honest Broker Presented by the Customs Brokers & International Freight Forwarders Association of Virginia, Inc.”