Upon hearing that the fireworks show was cancelled again, the looks on the kids’ faces were that of despair and disappointment. “The supply chain really sucks, Grandpa,’ to which my reply was that it did. How could I explain this to my 7-year-old grandson? How did he know what a supply chain was?
Customs Shipment Holds and Exams
U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) policies are designed to: (1) ensure the smooth flow of imported cargo through U.
Two years on – What’s your post-pandemic strategy?
It hit me today when I heard that China was loosening restrictions on Shanghai after a couple of weeks of lockdown due to their zero-COVID policy: How is anyone to emerge from the pandemic’s supply chain disaster unscathed?
Exporting Climate Change
I’ve long wondered: If/when cleantech comes back into vogue, what will it look like? The underlying trends — a world of constrained resources for 9 billion people by 2050 — continue to chug along, as solar panels and wind turbines grow and electric vehicles begin to make a dent.
With Russia’s attack on Ukraine, what your small business needs to watch out for
You may be wondering how events in Ukraine affect you or your business.
Extraterritorial jurisdiction: What to do with competing legal requirements
If trade tensions continue, companies may increasingly find themselves subject to competing compliance obligations, demanding a careful review of applicable compliance policies, procedures and practices.
Funny how it doesn’t take long to coin a phrase. I’ve been warning about Economic Coercion for years.
Effective Duty Mitigation Strategies In its simplest terms, tariff engineering means an importer is allowed to make a product in a way that the lowest possible duty rate applies at time of importation.
Hackers for Hire – Ye be warned
I’ve written several blogs on the topic of Deemed Exports, Presence as it relates to Deemed Exports and Reasonable Care, all of which explain how U.S. companies and individuals can run afoul of export regulations without physically exporting a product.
Another thing to monitor: China’s new sweeping data privacy law
reach when enforcing its laws.