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Jennifer Diaz
Works at Becker & Poliakoff
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Jennifer Diaz to speak at FDLI Annual Conference
I am honored to be a speaker at the Food and Drug Law Institute (FDLI’s) Annual Conference, taking place in Washington DC from April 20-21, 2015. My panel “ Moving Food Commodities Across National Borders: Compliance, Tips, and Strategies ” will take place ...
This customs and international trade law blog is intended to be my personal views on current and changing U.S. Federal Laws and Regulations that impact your international business. I hope you find it helpful. Contact me with any questions at jdiaz@bplegal.com.
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Urban Land Institute Discusses New Trading Opportunities with Cuba
On April 29, 2015, the Urban Land Institute hosts private and public sector leaders for an interactive morning exploring the latest best practice trends, technology, and emerging markets affecting South Florida development, including the latest update on bu...
This customs and international trade law blog is intended to be my personal views on current and changing U.S. Federal Laws and Regulations that impact your international business. I hope you find it helpful. Contact me with any questions at jdiaz@bplegal.com.
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TOMORROW Updated Cuban Assets Control Regulations Take Effect
Today, the Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced it is amending the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 C.F.R. part 515 (the "CACR") , which will be published in the Federal Register tomorrow, January 16, 2015, at w...
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TOP Questions and Answers on Obama's Cuba Announcement
Top Questions and Answers in regards to the  December 17, 2014 announcement by President Obama stating the U.S. will lay out “a new course in our relations with Cuba.” Q: Will Cuban cigars be readily available for U.S. consumers? A: No. Q: Will the Sanction...
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Business with Cuba - What's Legal and What's Not?
By now, you've likely seen the many news stories about the BIG announcement made today by our President. The news release starts by stating - Today, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further e...
This customs and international trade law blog is intended to be my personal views on current and changing U.S. Federal Laws and Regulations that impact your international business. I hope you find it helpful. Contact me with any questions at jdiaz@bplegal.com.
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NEW CBP Pilot Program Focuses on IPR Pre-Compliance
CBP is currently taking volunteers for a brand new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) voluntary pre-compliance program.  The Journal of Commerce reported on the new pilot program here . Do you agree with my comments? CBP is asking for 9 volunteer filers to ...
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OFAC Publishes NEW FAQ on Cuba
Today, the Office of Foreign Assets Control published a new updated Frequently Asked Questions Related To Cuba . The last FAQ from OFAC was on January 15, 2015, discussed in this previous post " Revised Cuba Regulations Officially Released ". There are 12 n...
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Are you Certified in International Trade?
The Fort Lauderdale Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting its coveted 2015 International Trade Certification Program from May 28, 2015 through June 18, 2015 - and YOU should seriously consider registering for this program - below details why. ...
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How the OFAC Stole Christmas
Reprinted with permission from Clif Burns of the Export Law Blog . A spokesman for the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) told Export Law Blog this morning that discussions between OFAC and the North Pole over Santa Claus’s Chri...
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Congressional Response to President Obama's Announcement on Future Relations with Cuba
In a Miami Herald article published today , Congressional opposition to President Obama's announcement that the U.S. will lay out “a new course in our relations with Cuba” was discussed. My blog post yesterday highlights the key changes President Obama anno...
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New FDA-USA Website for Importers
Do you import food products (or any FDA regulated product) into the U.S.? I've launched a new website to assist you in learning the basic requirements for FDA regulated products. The website features information for importers of food, drugs, cosmetics, medi...
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NEW CBP Pilot Program Focuses on IPR Pre-Compliance
CBP is currently taking volunteers for a brand new Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) voluntary pre-compliance program.  The Journal of Commerce reported on the new pilot program here . Do you agree with my comments? CBP is asking for 9 volunteer filers to ...
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Customs Attorney
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  • Becker & Poliakoff
    Shreholder in Charge of Customs & International Trade Department, present
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Miami Beach
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Miami
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Customs Lawyer / Celiac / Founder of GlutenFreeBeat
Introduction
My practice focuses on assisting clients with issues relating to the import and export of goods to and from the United States. My experience is with regulatory issues involving Federal agencies including the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the Alcohol and Tobacco Trade and Tax Bureau (TTB) as well as other Federal agencies. I regularly assist clients with CBP seizure cases, classification issues, penalties, and liquidated damages issues.
Education
  • Nova Southeastern University
    J.D., 2003 - 2006
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