Trade News / Global perspectives

Posted: Mar 6, 2019

With the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) to come before Congress in the coming months, Livingston International has lent its support to the USMCA Coalition, a group of like-minded businesses and industry associations that support the ratification of the trade deal... Read more >

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Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Focus country: Mexico Mexico is a Spanish-speaking country bordering southern United States. It’s well known for its Pacific and Gulf of Mexico beaches, its diverse landscape of mountains, deserts and jungles. Ancient Aztec and Mayan ruins, such as Teotihuacan and... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

During the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) session that took place in November 2014, a new amendment to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, or SOLAS Convention, was approved and adopted. Among the many updates, chapter 6... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Written by Marek Drabik, GTM Governance – EMEA The crisis in relations between Russia and Turkey started with an incident on November 24, 2015 in the skies over Syria, near the border with Turkey. A Russian Su-24 tactical bomber was... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

In the aftermath of the February 2016 North Korean missile launch, a new and tougher set of sanctions is being brought into effect to target the rogue regime of Kim Jong-un.  Yet sanctions against the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Written by John Moccia Regulatory Affairs, Canada It has been nearly a century since the Foreign Trade Zone Act of 1934 was enacted, which established the first modern foreign trade zones (FTZ) in the United States. Born from the Great... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Written by Brad Lehigh, GTM Governance, Canada When the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership was released to the public on November 5th 2015, industry experts scrambled to begin analyzing the massive agreement and the implications it would have on duty... Read more >

Posted: Apr 12, 2016

Written by Paul J. Diamond GTM Governance, Canada The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) have been at odds dating back to December 2012 when the CITT issued its decision in a case, allowing... Read more >

Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Written by: Tania Ordaz, GTM Governance Latin America In a globalized world, obtaining legal protection on innovation and technological development is a growing priority; a necessity in order to avoid possible piracy and misuse of technological developments. Intellectual Property (IP)... Read more >

Posted: Jan 18, 2016

Global trade continues to evolve, and with its growth the complexities of doing business internationally get further intertwined – this results in a tangled web of rules and regulations. With our global team of experts, Livingston simplifies trade by providing... Read more >

Posted: Jan 15, 2016

Written by: George Reed, GTM Governance For those who have been in the “export compliance world” for a long period of time, a strange phenomenon has been unfolding over the last few years: Export Control Reform. “ECR”, as it has... Read more >