Trade diversions

Five Policies to Help Avoid ‘Unforced Mistakes’ by New Hires That May Lead to a Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim | Payne and the fears

by on July 2, 2021 0

New hires at the company sometimes make “unforced errors” when they leave one company and join another, resulting in trade secret conflicts with the former employer that could have been avoided by following the rules and regulations. basic guidelines upon departure. A common example is that of a departing employee who brings files to...

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Good riddance? The fast lane is fading

by on June 30, 2021 0

The latest version of the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), the “Biparty Congressional Business Priorities and Accountability Act 2015, Colloquially known as the “fast lane,” is due to expire on July 1, 2021. The Biden administration has not made renewal a priority. Instead, the senior trade policy official of the United States Trade Representative (USTR)...

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Companies increasingly focus on resilience

by on June 25, 2021 0

Supply chain disruptions continue to cost businesses dearly, especially in the wake of a turbulent 2020, according to an international survey of senior decision makers at large companies, released this week. the Global Supply Chain Annual Report from supply chain risk management firm Interos interviewed 900 senior IT, IT security and purchasing officials in...

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Australia dismisses China’s trade complaint

by on June 24, 2021 0

Australia has brushed off China’s “petty” decision to lodge a complaint with the global trade umpire about anti-dumping measures on steel imports. Finance Minister Simon Birmingham is confident Australia’s anti-dumping regime will stand up in the case which could take between two to four years. “I’d call it more petty than provocative, to be...

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