Month: December 2015

Braumiller Law Group, PLLC is proud to announce a strategic alliance with Toulet, Gottfried, Davila y Martinez, S.C. Attorneys at Law

The Strategic Alliance Agreement (“SAA”), establishes an ongoing working relationship between the law firms in order to provide their respective clients with the benefits and talents of both firms, in the U.S., Mexico, and internationally. Toulet, Gottfried, Dávila y Martínez, S. C. is a Mexican law firm that provides legal and business consulting services to

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Rules of Origin under the Trans-Pacific Partnership

By: Bruce H. Leeds, Senior Counsel Let us start by observing that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been ratified by the United States and other participating countries, and acknowledge that the treaty is controversial. Accordingly, we will base our observations on the current version of the TPP published by the U.S. Trade Representative, and

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Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) – Putting the Focus on Prevention

By: Christos Linardakis, Of Counsel  How Did We Get to FSMA? Food is about trust, when people consume food, they assume they’re consuming something that nourishes, not damages. However, when safety and quality standards are not maintained in the supply chain, distribution of food can pose serious health risks to the consumers. Recent food outbreaks

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Update on Use and Compliance with the “Made in USA” Standard

By: Paul Fudacz, Senior Attorney Both the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) have regulatory authority related to the use of country-of-origin claims. While CBP regulates marking requirements related to foreign-origin markings on imported products (e.g., “Made in China”), the FTC regulates claims of U.S. origin such as “Made

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U.S. Antiboycott Compliance – Have You Covered all the Bases?

By: Attorney Tish Jones, Guest Author and Adrienne Braumiller, Partner Most companies recognize the need for anti-boycott review and compliance, however, the laws are complex, at times seemingly contradictory, and can apply to activities both within and outside of the United States, as well as non-U.S. entities. This article provides a brief overview of the

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