Monthly Archives: June 2017

BIS Seminars, 2017

Heather Noggle   June 28, 2017   Comments Off on BIS Seminars, 2017

The BIS Seminar Schedule’s current list shows seminars through September of 2017. Visit the site often to see new content and look for when Update 2017 is announced. The grid below is copied from the site for the future dates. https://www.bis.doc.gov/index.php/compliance-a-training/current-seminar-schedule FY17 BIS Current Seminar Schedule Dates Location Topics Details… Read more »

US and Cuba Trade Relationship

Heather Noggle   June 27, 2017   Comments Off on US and Cuba Trade Relationship

You had me at Scylla and Charybdis. What else could the US and Cuba trade relationship be but the best literary representation of a rock and a hard place? In our last post, we made a few cocky predictions about the new Trump Administration’s Cuba policy. We correctly asserted that the… Read more »

US Export Statistics – June 2017

Heather Noggle   June 21, 2017   Comments Off on US Export Statistics – June 2017

This comes via The Balance, a money site: In 2016, total U.S. trade with foreign countries was $4.9 trillion. That was $2.2 trillion in exports and $2.7 trillion in imports of both goods and services. The United States was the world’s third-largest exporter, after China and the European Union. It was the world’s second-largest largest importer after… Read more »

US and China Trade Agreement

Heather Noggle   June 20, 2017   Comments Off on US and China Trade Agreement

Made in China.  You see it everywhere, as US importers work a lot with Chinese entities. The US and China have been working toward a trade deal aimed at boosting US exports. How? Well, food, gas, and financial tech. In Mid-July, a new trade agreement with China will be implemented…. Read more »

How Important Is Cross-Department Compliance Training?”

Blaine Smith   June 13, 2017   Comments Off on How Important Is Cross-Department Compliance Training?”

Volkov law posted about compliance training, and it’s good enough to quote the whole thing. Original article: http://blog.volkovlaw.com/2017/06/future-now-compliance-technology/ This posting is not a “pie in the sky” outline of compliance in the future, when technology works seamlessly with compliance functions. My focus today is on what is happening now in the… Read more »