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.

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.”…

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DOJ & SEC Release Long Awaited FCPA Guidance

BY: EVELYN M. SUAREZ & J. FORBES THOMPSON On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) released the much anticipated guidance on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) entitled A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“Guide”). The Guide…

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