AAEI Adjusts 2017 Annual Conference Dates

January 24, 2017

AAEI shifted the dates for the 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo in Austin, Texas, in order to avoid any conflicts for Father’s Day among the attendees. The revised dates will be June 20-22, 2017. The check-in day will be on a Tuesday, June 20th with an opening reception on Tuesday evening. The two-day conference program will …

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Lighthizer Confirmed for USTR

May 12, 2017

The US Senate confirmed Robert Lighthizer for United States Trade Representative on May 11, 2017 with a bipartisan vote of 82-14. Lighthizer is a trade attorney and a partner with the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. His career experience includes serving as deputy trade representative during the Reagan Administration. President Trump …

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AAEI Conference Standard Registration Rates Apply

April 18, 2017

Standard registration rates are now in effect for the 96th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo, one of the year’s most anticipated events in international trade.  To register now, please click here. The theme for the conference, which will be held June 20-22, 2017 in Austin, Texas, is, “NexGen: Building Frictionless Trade for the 21st Century”. It will be …

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AAEI Adds Partner to Promote Global Trade through Education

March 15, 2017

AAEI is announcing an educational and strategic partnership with Integration Point, a leading provider of Global Trade Management (GTM) solutions. The new Strategic Alliance Partnership with Integration Point provides new ways to promote trade compliance education and industry expertise. “I believe it is important to deepen our partnership with industry leaders like Integration Point to …

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UPDATE: Trek Leather Decision

September 19, 2014

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued a ruling this week in the US vs. Trek Leather case, a case which may affect trade compliance professionals and has been closely watched by the international trade community.  This case involves US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) penalty against both a company (Trek Leather) and an …

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