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.

Designing the Model Port – Upcoming Conference Discussion

Evelyn is honored to moderate an upcoming discussion on “Designing the Model Port – From Stagnation to Innovation” at AAEI’s Annual Conference June 14 in Ft. Lauderdale. She will be joined by three experts on port design – Sofia Berger (WSP), Anja Elverding (Port of Rotterdam), and Mark…

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Trade Policy in 2021: Where Does the Next Administration Pick Up?

You can now watch a recording of the GWU CIBER, DC/VA DEC and WIIT  program entitled “Trade Policy in 2021: Where Does the Next Administration Pick Up?” WIIT President Andrea Durkin engaged Flexport Chief Economist Phil Levy in a discussion on the current state of trade. Then Evelyn had…

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Webinar – Trade Policy in 2021

The U.S. Presidential election is now just a few short weeks away. Please join us for this timely webinar to hear about current issues in trade and what we may expect in the next presidential term for international trade policy. Evelyn is moderating the panel on Trade Policy Under Trump…

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Evelyn Moderates Webinar on COVID-19 & Trade – Ports, Logistics and Global Supply Chains

WITA Webinar: COVID-19 & Trade – Ports, Logistics and Global Supply Chains Thursday, May 21st at 11:00 AM (US/Eastern)…

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232 Tariffs on Derivative Steel and Aluminum Imports

Effective February 8, 2020, the U.S. will impose tariffs on derivative steel and aluminum imports. Pursuant to a January 24, 2020 Executive Order, the current steel and aluminum 232 tariffs have been expanded to certain derivative goods. U.S. Customs & Border Protection Guidance has…

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