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.

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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Will the Elephant in the Room Trample Trans-Atlantic Business?

Originally published on the WIIT blog on July 6, 2016. Written by Evelyn M. Suarez and Seth Goldschlager. TTIP was already in trouble because neither the U.S. nor Europeans took seriously the perfect storm that was brewing. The news from the UK was hardly announced…

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WIIT Names New Leadership

President, Officers, and Board of Directors appointed at Annual Meeting  WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Association of Women in International Trade (WIIT) announced its new leadership for the 2016—2017 term. WIIT’s newly appointed President is Evelyn M. Suarez, Esq., Founder and Principal of The Suarez Firm. Suarez has been a member…

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