EACCNY Pulse: Transatlantic Business Insights

19. Brexit Musing: Supply Chain, Trade & Customs with Middleton Shrull & Bock and CLA

December 17, 2020 EACCNY Season 1 Episode 19
EACCNY Pulse: Transatlantic Business Insights
19. Brexit Musing: Supply Chain, Trade & Customs with Middleton Shrull & Bock and CLA
Show Notes

This "Brexit Musing" episode features Matthew Bock, Partner at MIDDLETON SHRULL & BOCK, LLC and Amy Moore, Principal at CLIFTONLARSONALLEN (CLA) as they 'muse' about the possibilities of a deal or no-deal Brexit and its impact on your customs and trade experience, as well as your supply chain. Additionally, they suggest mitigation plans and how your business can best prepare for the coming of the new year Post-Brexit.

Matthew Bock is a Partner at MIDDLETON SHRULL & BOCK, LLC, where he is exclusively committed to representing clients in all aspects of customs and international trade law and import/export regulatory compliance.  Matthew was previously a member of a customs and international trade law firm in Dallas, TX, and Ernst and Young’s Global Trade practice in Dallas and Houston, TX.

Matthew earned his juris doctorate degree from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and a master of laws degree (LL.M.) in International Economic Law from the University of London – School Of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS).  Matthew also obtained a bachelor’s degree in Multinational Business Operations from Florida State University.

Matthew is a licensed customs broker and is admitted to practice law in Massachusetts, New York and the U.S. Court of International Trade.

Matthew is on the Board of Directors and is the Secretary of the New England chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and is also on the Board of Directors of the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade (CONECT).

Amy Moore, Principal, leads the Global Concierge practice for CLIFTONLARSONALLEN with more than 20 years of experience. Amy brings a wealth of experience to help companies to expand or grow their operations into the United States in an efficient and effective manner.

She began her career at Arthur Andersen leaving as a manager, where her focus was in the Audit of Technology, Life Science and Financial Services Companies. She was apart of three IPO's during her time at Andersen. She then spent 7 years in private industry working as the AVP of Management Reporting at an International Finance and Insurance Company. In this role, she worked with the CFO and COO on both buy and sell side transactions, and played a critical role of the integration process. as well as building out the Management Reporting Framework. This framework was critical in managing real time results and was critical in the IPO process when the US subsidiary was transitioned out of the broader umbrella. In addition, she lead up the integration of numerous acquisitions, focusing on the accounting, operational and technical integrations. From there, she joined a rapidly growing Professional Services Firm as its CFO which was expanding its footprint both domestically and internationally. This role included Accounting and Finance, HR, Legal, IT and Marketing. Throughout her tenure, the company more than doubled in size, footprint and revenues, while maintaining and growing the profit margin. During this time she worked to build out a scalable right size infrastructure.