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.

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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