Articles From Matthew DeFlorio

Public-private supply chain initiatives: The relationship between C-TPAT, CSI, and the WCO By Matthew DeFlorio International and Immigration Law, December 2007 The Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (“C-TPAT”) is a voluntary program established in November 2001 with the aim of engaging the global supply chain community and empowering participants to play a critical role in assisting Customs in achieving its dual objective of securing our nation’s borders and improving facilitation of trade.
CERCLA does not apply to U.S. pollution caused by U.S. military in other countries-Presumption against extraterritoriality By Matthew DeFlorio International and Immigration Law, May 2004 A federal judge in California dismissed a lawsuit filed on behalf of plaintiffs who had sued the United States Air Force, the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department, and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld because of pollution near two former military bases in the Philippines.

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