We publish several newsletters with information of significance to the importing community. Please click on the links below to read any of our most recent publications. If you would like to have our newsletters emailed to you as they are published, please send us an email from the Contact Us page and we will add you to our mailing list. Otherwise, please feel free to check this page frequently for new developments.

SPC&B Update – July 9, 2014
CBP Will No Longer Allow FTA Claims to be Filed Via Protest
Companies Doing Business in California Targeted Under "Made in USA" False Advertising Law

SPC&B Textile Report – June 3, 2014
FTC Approves Final Changes to Wool Rules

SPC&B Textile Report – March 17, 2014
FTC Approves Final Rule on Textile Labeling
SPC&B Update – October 31, 2013

Last Chance for Filing Claim in Class Action Suit Against Forwarders

SPC&B Update – October 16, 2013
Reminder: Time is Running Out for Your Company to Benefit from Class Action Suit Against Forwarders

SPC&B Textile Report – August 14, 2013
Another Gender/Age Discrimination Suit Is Filed

SPC&B Safety News – August 14, 2013
Ohio Amends Bedding & Stuffed Toy Reporting Requirement
Canada Issues Industry Guide to Children's Jewelry Requirements

SPC&B Update – August 12, 2013
Class Action Suit Against Forwarders May Benefit Importers/Exporters

SPC&B Update – August 6, 2013
APHIS Announces New Electronic Filing Method for Lacey Act Declarations

SPC&B Update – July 11, 2013
Canada Updates Country of Origin Marking Regulations, Customs Self-Assessment Program
Mexico Proposes Enforcement of Lead Limits in Certain Consumer Products

SPC&B Safety News – July 2, 2013
Cadmium and Other Heavy Metals Targeted by Individual States

SPC&B Update – June 27, 2013

TPP Update

SPC&B Update – June 7, 2013
Final Stage of ISF Enforcement Starts July 9, 2013

SPC&B Safety News – June 5, 2013
Minnesota Ban on Formaldehyde in Certain Children's Products – A Sign of Things to Come?

SPC&B Safety News – May 14, 2013
CPSC Proposes Certificate of Compliance Changes

SPC&B Textile Report – May 13, 2013
Heightened Concern in Supply Chain Verification – Building Safety
FTC Proposes Changes to Textile Labeling Rules

SPC&B Update – April 19, 2013
Canada Eliminates Duty on Babies Clothing and Certain Athletic Equipment
Europe Considers Lead Limit for Consumer Products

SPC&B Update – April 16, 2013
Burma and Laos Seek GSP Treatment
CPSC Requests Information on Possible Exemptions from Third Party Testing

SPC&B to Conduct USA-ITA Webinar on Importing Textiles and Apparel into Canada

SPC&B Update – April 8, 2013
A Clause in Purchase Order Making Seller Responsible for Air Freight in the Event of Late Shipment May Not Be Sufficient to Allow for Deduction of International Freight Charges at Time of Customs Clearance

SPC&B Update – March 1, 2013
Impact of the Sequester