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How one Becomes a U.S. Attorney

Lawyers– also called attorneys– according to Black’s Law Dictionary, is “a person learned in the law; as an attorney, counsel or solicitor; a person licensed to practice law.” Some attorneys use the post-nominal Esq., the abbreviated form of the word Esquire. Formal requirements to become a lawyer usually include a 4-year college/university degree, 3 years...

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Alcohol licensing in Florida and the United States

U.S. consumers bought over 768 million gallons of wine in 2013, beating out France for the world’s biggest wine market, according to Daily Mail. The United States is still, however, behind France in consumption per head. This trend shows the opportunity for growth for businesses in the wine industry in the United States. If you...

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Import or Distribute Alcoholic Beverages in Florida or the US

In order to import or distribute alcoholic beverages in Florida or the United States, there are requirements you must meet set forth by federal, state, and local levels of government. These requirements include the obtainment of licenses, approval of labels for the products, FDA approval, and more. The various licenses you will need will depend...

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Import Products to the US and Florida

If you are interested in or currently importing products to the United States, then it is important to ensure that you are abiding by US Customs laws. As trade between countries increases and the world becomes more globalized, there are greater opportunities for domestic and foreign entrepreneurs to export products out of the United States...

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Small-Medium Sized Businesses & International Trade

Enterprises engaged in international trade and cooperation are twice as likely to be successful as those that only operate domestically, according to a study done my HIS Global Insight and DHL Express. We are becoming a more globalized world, and businesses need to be able to keep up with this trend in order to survive....

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Florida Ports

A new report, “the State of Florida Ports,” has been released by the Florida Ports Council. The report details the economic status and impact of each port. The report details the funding and planning being taken into account in order for the ports to accomplish their goal of creating jobs, boosting economic activity, and capturing...

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Turkish Professionals Discuss Trade Agreement with US

As the United States and the European Union continue talks of a free-trade agreement, Turkish professionals are debating how this agreement can increase trade between Turkey and the US in a way that benefits Turkey. There has been a swift, noticeable increase in trade volume between the US and Turkey over the last 10 years, Turkish...

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Jaxport Looking for New CEO

The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) is looking for a new CEO, and a state representative and the current interim CEO both want the job. The position opened last month when the former CEO Paul Anderson left to take the top post at the Tampa Port Authority. Jaxport is a full-service, international trade seaport in Jacksonville,...

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