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By Derrick Kyle, Jordan Jensen
Two recent U.S. court decisions will increase corporate officers' and compliance professionals' risks for personal liability for Customs law violations.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
Many exporters are at least vaguely familiar with the "company visits" or "outreach visits" conducted by the export control agencies, but most have very little idea what these visits actually entail, ...
By Derrick Kyle
It is easy to think of the various U.S. government agencies with trade control responsibilities as operating entirely separate from one another.
By Jordan Jensen
On June 29, 2017, in an effort to continue to transform the way U.S. Customs and Border Protection approaches trade through the Centers of Excellence and Expertise, ...
By Olga Torres
On June 16 2017, President Trump announced changes to the United States' economic sanctions against Cuba. This article provides a brief synopsis of the announced changes and potential impact.
By Andrea Fraser-Reid
Perhaps the information came from a colleague or a customer or an anonymous tip left on your company's "tip line."
By Staff Writer
On March 30, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Mira Radielovic Ricardel to the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration.
By Olga Torres
On March 7, 2017, the U.S. DOJ, the Treasury Department's OFAC, and the Commerce Department's BIS together levied the largest ever export and sanctions related penalty against...
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
With the signing of two new executive orders, President Trump is taking the first steps in fulfilling two of his favorite campaign promises, both relating to trade: (1) no longer tolerating trade abuse...
By Andrea Fraser-Reid
The recent presidential campaign was notable for the debate concerning whether interaction with foreign entities benefitted the U.S. While trade deficits and offshoring of U.S. jobs grabbed headlines...
By Derrick Kyle
On January 19, 2017, the Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") published a final rule regarding new support documentation requirements with respect to exports to Hong Kong.
By Olga Torres
In preparation for the Rome Summit on March 25, 2017, which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the creation of the European Union, the European Commission yesterday published a White Paper on the Future of Europe.
By Luis Torres
This article provides an overview of Customs' statutory penalties for import violations.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
Over the past decade, the availability of cloud computing services has grown exponentially to the point where cloud access is now viewed almost as a public utility.
By Derrick Kyle
This article briefly discusses the types of activities that trigger the brokering registration requirement under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations for freight forwarders.