Offering years of experience in customs and international trade law and a deep understanding of global supply chains

The Suarez Firm helps clients take the risk out of international commerce. After a dramatic shift in U.S. trade policy, importers have felt the pain of extra tariffs and uncertainty in their international business. The Suarez Firm helps clients understand what to expect next and to adjust their business transactions to minimize costs and mitigate the risk of penalties or other enforcement actions by customs authorities.

Customs & Corruption: Getting to Market Efficiently & Reliably

Evelyn Suarez, Esq., a recognized U.S. customs lawyer, moderated a panel on Friday, October 21, 2016 for GetGlobal. The topic was how international traders and transportation companies are often confronted with complex and confusing customs and other government agency requirements for entry into market. This panel of customs attorneys and…

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A Global Trade Agenda for the 45th President

Evelyn Suarez will moderate a panel discussion at George Washington University on Tuesday, November 1st to discuss the global trade agenda for the incoming president. From the event description:Just days before the presidential election, please join us for a discussion on the role of trade in global economic…

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WIIT Article – Customs: A Hot Topic Once Again

This is an excerpt from an email that first appeared in the WIIT Communiqué. For the full text, visit the WIIT email archive. We decided to devote this Communiqué issue to customs matters – given recent legislative, regulatory and enforcement activity in the area. We also wanted to…

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Global Trade Under Fire: What that Means for Africa?

This post originally appeared on the Africa Syndicate Blog on September 10, 2016. By all accounts, international trade is in trouble as anti-globalization sentiment continues to grow across continents especially in the U.S. and Europe.  Some say it’s the slow economic recovery that has fueled protectionist, xenophobic and nationalistic…

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Are We Witnessing The Demise of the Box?

Will the World Reject the Undeniable Benefits of Globalization? This article originally appeared in Global Trade Magazine on August 8, 2016 Marc Levinson’s book The Box, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the first container voyage in April 1956, tells the story of how a simple…

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