Navigating Seafood Trade and Legislation in 2017
In this FishWise moderated panel session, participants will learn how to ensure that their companies are compliant with trade laws and legislation, specifically the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act (H.R. 644) and the Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA). The session will impart the audience with practical knowledge about relatively new policies and how these policies are being enforced. Representatives will discuss what H.R. 644 means for businesses and what methods businesses can take to ensure that they are compliant with this legislation, including outlining what procedures businesses should have in place before importation, what will happen if a product is stopped at the border, and how to move forward with your business in the event that a customs hold does occur. The session will also discuss the implications of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act for your company, focusing on how to best protect your business and demonstrate leadership in anti-trafficking.