Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Calling Medical Device Importers Attending U.S.'s TOP Medical Show, FIME

If you import medical devices into the U.S. (or want to), FIME is the trade show for you.  Last year, FIME surveyed attendees and received feedback that 52,890 FIME attendees were interested in 25 categories of medical device products. FIME is the #1 Medical Show, and the #1 Medical Trade Fair - and takes place from August 5-7, in my home town, at the Miami Beach Convention CenterSince 2010, I have had the privilege to be a speaker at FIME and had some of the largest groups of attendees to discuss compliance with the FDA, and how to resolve typical FDA and CBP issues.  

I'm thrilled to say I'm speaking again this year. My topic is "How to Effectively Resolve Typical U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Issues for Medical Devices".

Tuesday, July 21, 2015


In June alone, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) refused the importation of over 200 different shipments of Cosmetics from 22 different countries.

The two main reasons the FDA cited in refusing entry of cosmetic products were:

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Embassies and Island Wide Wi-Fi by July in Cuba

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba will now reestablish diplomatic ties and reopen embassies in their respective capitals. The announcement comes just one month after the Secretary of State removed Cuba from the State Sponsor of Terrorism list. Although it would take an act of Congress to lift the trade embargo, reopening embassies is another brick in the foundation of normalizing trade relations. With the new embassies opening in July, there will be greater contact between the US and the Cuban people which will ultimately lead to a change in the US’s attitude towards the trade embargo.