Ketan M. Ganase

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Where were we… In our previous post, we discussed alternative account receivable collection mechanisms, export insurance, trade credit insurance, and factoring – detailing the pros and cons of such tools. In this post, we will explore the ever popular letters of credit, time drafts, and finally several other best practices and alternative tools that can be implemented to ensure the efficient collection of debt.…
Picture yourself starting a new relationship with a new contact and future distributor in South America. You checked references, as far as that goes, but there are not many companies with experience with your products in the region. Do you take the plunge and hope for the best relying on your arbitration provision or choice of law to recover your losses if things go south? Manufacturers with global supply chains growing their business internationally run…
Cracked iPhone screens.  The consequence of the finger slipping, circus-like juggling, slow motion crashing down of the one device that keeps you connected like none other to the digital world. Apple has been trying to find a solution to this literal kink in the armor of the world’s most popular smartphone since its release close to 10 years ago.  Yet, poor supplier relationship practices has kept Apple from cracking this problem.…
Expanding your business beyond the borders and perceived safety of your own country may be a frightening prospect full of uncertainties, but in today’s global marketplace, it often is the only option available to stay competitive. The nature of cross-border business is such that a lot can be lost in (miss)translation. Parties to international transactions will often speak different languages, employ different trade practices, rely on divergent business customs or any other of the plethora…
In an effort to bolster his “Buy American” agenda, President Trump and his administration are taking the first steps in allowing for a more lenient oversight of American gun makers to sell non-military small arms and ammunition to foreign buyers. When complete, this plan would shift the oversight of non-military firearm sales from the State Department to the Commerce Department, easing the restrictions on exportation and, in theory, help bolster a recessed industry. As things…