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Copyright law in LA – Are the lines blurred?

The BBC has reported the verdict of a court case in Los Angeles which resulted in damages of $7.3 million being awarded to the family of Marvin Gaye. The jury found that the song “Blurred Lines” by Pharrell Williams and

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I would walk 500 miles …or thoughts on a trade fair

Okay, 500 miles is a huge exaggeration but we were walking an average of 8 miles per day at Intermot last week on behalf of our client Visorcat, and as you can imagine we had very sore feet at the

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Selecting an overseas supplier

Companies are increasingly looking overseas for new suppliers who can offer competitive pricing on raw materials, components and general business consumables.  When you take into account language barriers and different ways of doing business it is inevitable that things go

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Brazil 1 – Uruguay 0

No, we haven’t taken up predicting football scores for a living! We haven’t even watched a single World Cup match. However, this football related news story did catch our attention as it is relevant for every company that exports. The Uruguayan

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Exporting – does size matter?

This was originally posted in Expertexporter’s wordpress blog in February 2014 Contrary to the belief that mainly large organisations have the resources to manage the complexities of exporting, I would say size does not matter when it comes to exporting.

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Ignore the P in PESTLE at your peril

This was originally posted in January 2014 under Expertexporter’s wordpress blog. by expertexporter In the last few days I have read three news reports where changes in government regulations are likely to have a significant impact on international trade. A timely

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