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Normalizing U.S. Relations With Cuba: What Is Ahead?
On December 17, President Obama announced that he will take steps to normalize relations with Cuba, prompting questions about what this means for an island nation that has existed under a Cold War-era embargo for more than 50 years.
United States
22 Dec 2014
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Federal Appeals Court Holds Employee Directly Liable For Penalties And Duties Related To Negligently Declared Goods - What Are The Implications?
The Federal Circuit's decision in United States v. Trek Leather Inc. may have created an unintended level of concern among compliance professionals and import departments.
United States
25 Sep 2014
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Russian Companies Penalized Under Iran Nonproliferation Act
On Aug. 4, 2006, the State Department issued sanctions against seven companies under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000. Two prominent Russian companies—Rosoboronexport, the Russian state arms export company, and Sukhoi, a leading Russian aerospace and defense contractor—were named on this list which also included companies from North Korea, Cuba, and India.
United States
15 Dec 2006
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Export, Customs & Trade Enforcement Highlights, Summer 2006
Ingersoll-Rand Company of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. entered into a settlement agreement with BIS under which it will pay a $680,000 civil penalty to settle charges of improperly exporting diaphragm pumps, without the required license, to India and Israel, by misrepresenting facts on an SED, and acting with knowledge that a violation would occur.
United States
15 Sep 2006
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Export, Customs & Trade - Enforcement Highlights
On October 5, 2005, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS") entered an order under which ProChem (Proprietary), Limited ("ProChem") (as the successor to Protea Chemicals (Proprietary), Limited ("Protea")) of South Africa, agreed to pay $1,540,000 in civil penalties to settle charges that Protea had committed 220 violations of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") from 1999 to 2003 in connection with exports of potassium cyanide and sodium cyanide to South Afri
United States
7 Apr 2006
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FINCEN Issues New Due Diligence Requirements For Anti-Money Laundering Programs
The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") recently has shown an increased assertiveness in its enforcement of anti-money laundering regulations. Both a major bank (ABN AMRO) and securities dealer (Oppenheimer & Company) were assessed penalties in the millions of dollars by FinCEN at the end of last year because of their failure to identify suspicious activities and other systematic defects with their anti-money laundering operations.
United States
4 Apr 2006
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Export, Customs & Trade - Enforcement Highlights
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry of Security ("BIS"), announced on July 28, 2005 that the Chattanooga Group Inc. ("CGI"), a division of Encore Medical Corporation based in Hixson, Tennessee, will pay a $101,000 civil penalty to settle administrative charges that it committed 13 violations of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") in connection with unauthorized exports of physical therapy equipment from the United States to Iran via Australia without the required export
United States
30 Nov 2005
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