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New Anti-corruption Law Take Effect in February. With a new anti-corruption law scheduled to take effect January 28, 2014, Brazil is increasing the legal exposure of companies operating within its borders, while simultaneously moving to honor the “Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions” promulgated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
Calls for EU Cloud Strengthen. Revelations about data gathering by the National Security Administration (NSA) may actually damage the ability of American companies to conduct business abroad.
If you think it needs licensing, check. As the U.S. Army prepares to leave Afghanistan in 2014, many logistics providers also are pulling out. Logenix is staying. A specialist in war-torn and remote regions, it sees opportunities in the building boom that is affecting Afghanistan and Pakistan, and has long experience managing the risks and vagaries of war-torn regions.
GMO labeling laws could complicate supply chain compliance. This summer hasn’t been good for genetically modified crops. In the past two months, fears of genetic modifications have caused Japan and Korea to ban imports of rice from the Pacific Northwest. Hawaiian activists lobbied against Bill 2491 to prohibit use of experimental pesticides on experimental genetically modified crops.
Republished from Amber Road’s Trade Compliance Blog. It’s often easy to procrastinate when it comes to trade compliance training – your team is swamped enough already! But in today’s constantly shifting regulatory environment, equipping businesses and their employees with the qualifications to trade in a competitive global market is as important as ever.
In the days following the US Election, the reputation and stock of a great many well-respected political pundits fell, some precipitously. Nate Silver was not one of them.
The Savar garment factory fire that on Saturday took the lives of 112 workers is being cited as one the worst industrial tragedies in Bangladesh history.
Calculating a true landed cost for global sourcing directly correlates with the profitability of purchased goods. However, few companies can command real-time visibility in to all the costs involved for cross border movements. In this podcast, World Trade 100 and Amber Road highlight how a comprehensive global trade platform that converges both logistics and compliance costs can deliver true landed cost visibility.
Speaker: Hung Lee, Senior Product Manager, Amber Road
Filled with proven operational solutions, it will guide managers as they develop a warehouse master plan, one designed to minimize the effects of supply chain inefficiencies as it improves logistics accuracy and inventory management - and reduces overall warehousing expense.