Olivia Thompson

Since joining Universal in 2007, Regulatory Specialist Olivia Thompson has become a resource for clients on a host of complex regulatory issues including: Transportation Security Administration waivers, the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme, Safety Management Systems, visa procurement, Customs and Border Protection policies, and more. Olivia has a bachelor’s degree in international management and economics and a master’s degree of business administration in management from Sam Houston State University. She can be reached at oliviathompson@univ-wea.com.

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CARICOM APIS – Rules for Business Aviation Operators to Know

CARICOM APIS – Rules for Business Aviation Operators to Know

The Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) Implementation Agency for Crime and Security (IACS) requires that all private non-revenue and commercial flights to/from and within 10 of the 15 CARICOM member states submit passenger information prior to arrival/departure. Although CARICOM Advanced Passenger Information System (APIS) went into effect February 1, 2007, there are still operators […]

December 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Latest Update of Shannon U.S. CBP Preclearance

Latest Update of Shannon U.S. CBP Preclearance

04/03/2014: Updated information regarding the Shannon (EINN) can be found in our article titled "Overview of CIQ and U.S. Preclearance in Shannon, Ireland." Updated September 27, 2012 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) preclearance got off to a slow start when it was first introduced in 2010. During this introduction phase, many operators found the […]

September 20, 2012 | 1 Comment More