Trade ministers from Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries December 10th announced that they cannot meet the goal set by their leaders of concluding the negotiations by the end of this year, but said they had made "substantial progress" in four days of meetings held in Singapore.
As part of its regulatory reform process, the Canadian government is exploring how to best streamline a unified service provider to deliver arbitration of fair trade practices connected to fresh fruit and vegetable dealers.
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will change the landscape of food safety in the produce industry for many Western Growers members and operations. Most of the changes will be born out of the companion rules for implementation that are currently under development.
Corruption poses a significant legal and economic risk for corporations doing business around the world, particularly in developing and transitioning countries. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are fighting corruption by increasing the number of...