Monthly Archives: September 2017

Brexit, Brexit, and Dare I Say Brexit

Heather Noggle   September 29, 2017   Comments Off on Brexit, Brexit, and Dare I Say Brexit

Gradual.  Iterative.  These are the new words attached to commentary about how Brexit may unfurl through its implementation. Ms. May stressed the importance of a gradual implementation period, rather than what has been called “the cliff’s edge”. To provide citizens and business with “valuable certainty,” the integration period should be… Read more »

Wine for the World

Heather Noggle   September 27, 2017   Comments Off on Wine for the World

It’s fall (almost), and I’m thinking about wine.  Seems like many others are as well. As a consumer, I don’t think too much about shipping wine internationally, but of course U.S. vinters do exactly that, and it’s typically done in bulk. Most wine shipped from the U.S. is from California… Read more »

Partners, Big and Small

Heather Noggle   September 25, 2017   Comments Off on Partners, Big and Small

Happy Monday! The key to unlocking global prosperity may be right under our noses. Partnering with small and growing businesses can create social wins even for corporations not explicitly focused on social impact. More and more multi-national corporations have recognized that working with local small and growing businesses — commercially viable ventures with five… Read more »

Prepare for the Impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Blaine Smith   September 21, 2017   Comments Off on Prepare for the Impending General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Beginning in May 2018, companies that collect, process, and/or store personal data from EU residents must comply with new EU data privacy legislation. Regardless of the company, the sector it operates in, or whether it actually sells anything in Europe, there will be new requirements and stiff fines imposed by… Read more »


Heather Noggle   September 20, 2017   Comments Off on Guns

Guns. Exports. Got your attention? This post hails from Global Trade Law Blog. In our blog shop, most of the news we scan is the nerdy minutia of regulatory nuance. But the other day, we found big news, a real scoop. The ITAR will be rewritten to remove guns and ammunition… Read more »

Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Heather Noggle   September 18, 2017   Comments Off on Florida Ports Opening Post Irma

Good news from Friday – here’s a list of re-opened Florida ports, many that have been operational since mid last week: Port Miami Port Everglades Port Canaveral Port of Jacksonville Tampa Bay Manatee St. Pete Full article:    

AES Downtime Policy

Heather Noggle   September 7, 2017   Comments Off on AES Downtime Policy

Census has published a blog post about the AES Downtime policy. The AES Downtime Policy provides uniform procedures when the AES or the ACE AESDirect program is unavailable for transmission. During this time, the Census Bureau and CBP will work together to determine the cause and resolution for the problem…. Read more »