IPR Center Bestows 2020 Partnership Award on the Southern Shrimp Alliance for Combating Trade Fraud Crimes in Inaugural Awards Ceremony

Yesterday, at its northern Virginia headquarters, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center) announced the recipients of its 2020 Partnership Awards during the inaugural private sector recognition ceremony. Awards were presented to a total of 32 organizations, including private sector companies, academic institutions and advocacy organizations, in seven categories: Operation Stolen Promise, E-Commerce Working […]

Federal Agency Officials Host Meeting in New Orleans with Domestic Shrimp Industry on Shrimp Trade Regulatory and Enforcement Issues

As reported in a tweet from the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Center, officials from the Center, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Department of Commerce (Commerce), and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), along with staff from Senator Bill Cassidy’s (R-LA) office, met with […]

SSA Participates in Training Course for Trade Enforcement Agents

On Wednesday, the Southern Shrimp Alliance participated in a training session on enforcement of antidumping and countervailing duties for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials.  In the presentation, SSA provided an overview of the U.S. warmwater shrimp industry, emphasizing the communities and families […]