MEMBER OF THE WEEK

October 1, 2021

This weeks spotlight is on Susan Kohn Ross of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP (MSK). Susan is a member of AAEI’s Industry Leadership Council (ILC) but her work is ongoing for almost all of AAEI’s substantive committees, making Susan the AAEI Member of the Week. Susan helped write AAEI’s letter to the Federal Maritime Commission …

Keep Reading...


MEMBER OF THE WEEK

November 29, 2021

This week’s member spotlight is on Heather Litman of Grunfeld, Desiderio, Lebowitz, Silverman & Klestadt (GDLSK) LLP. Heather currently is a member of AAEI’s Board of Governors and centrally involved in a number of substantive AAEI committees, including the working groups developing AAEI’s 2021 talking points on Forced Labor and 21st Century Customs Framework. Heather’s contributions …

Keep Reading...


President Biden Modifies 2022 HTSUS

January 11, 2022

President Biden issued a proclamation in late December to modify the 2022 U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTSUS). It amends the HTSUS to confirm with the World Customs Organization’s (WCO’s) product classification updates. It also suspends trade benefits to three counties, Ethiopia, Guinea and Mali, under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA).  The proclamation states, …

Keep Reading...


AAEI Welcomes White House Action on Supply Chain Disruptions

August 27, 2021

AAEI welcomes the White House announcement that it has appointed John Porcari as Port Envoy to the Biden-Harris Administration Supply Chain Disruptions Task Force. AAEI working to help solve the port congestion problem, which surfaced during the pandemic and continues to threaten nation’s economic recovery. Last April, AAEI urged the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to …

Keep Reading...


MEMBER OF THE WEEK

January 6, 2022

This week’s member spotlight is on Laura Rabinowitz of Greenberg Traurig LLP. As chair of AAEI’s Textiles, Apparel and Footwear Committee, Laura has been instrumental in the Association’s pursuit of the latest information on Forced Labor enforcement. Laura’s work in 2021 strengthened the Association’s relationship with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) Apparel, Footwear and …

Keep Reading...