Category Archives: Export Compliance

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 »

Routed Transactions

Heather Noggle   May 16, 2017   Comments Off on Routed Transactions

Do you control your exports?  The annual Update conference in Washington DC typically hosts a roundtable discussion about Routed Exports.  The consensus of the people in the know?  Routed Exports? Don’t. I stumbled across this last week and thought it worth the words to point to an the words of… Read more »

U.S. Census Bureau’s Regulatory Updates: Town Hall Series

Blaine Smith   May 2, 2017   Comments Off on U.S. Census Bureau’s Regulatory Updates: Town Hall Series

Regulatory Updates: Town Hall Series Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST Come learn about the changes in the Final Rule titled: “Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR): Clarification on Filing Requirements” that was published on April 19, 2017. The Census Bureau made changes related to the… Read more »

Global Wizard New Commercial Invoices

Heather Noggle   April 20, 2017   Comments Off on Global Wizard New Commercial Invoices

At the end of April, Global Wizard will release new versions of Commercial Invoices displaying both gross and net weight to facilitate trade document requirements with Brazil and other countries. Both portrait and landscape versions will be released, each with an option to display the first 6 of the HTS… Read more »

Export Compliance Programs

Heather Noggle   April 18, 2017   Comments Off on Export Compliance Programs

Government recommendations are that each exporting firm determine, document, and adhere to export compliance best practices by putting together an Export Compliance program, and to that aim BIS offers a comprehensive PDF to help your company tailor its Export Compliance Program. Element 3 discusses Screening, and Global Wizard’s Denied Persons module… Read more »

Cross-Border Trade and eCommerce

Heather Noggle   April 17, 2017   Comments Off on Cross-Border Trade and eCommerce

Considering updating your eCommerce knowledge?  The ITA is offering a webinar series this week. One of the main eCommerce issues companies face, time and time again when handling cross-border eCommerce transactions is the payment process. With credit cards being the most common form of payment associated with these transactions, there… Read more »

Removal of AES License Code C32

Blaine Smith   March 27, 2017   Comments Off on Removal of AES License Code C32

March 27, 2017 Removal of AES License Code C32 On June 9, 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau issued a broadcast informing filers in the Automated Export System (AES) that effective October 1, 2016, the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) removed from AES License Code C32, designated… Read more »

Corporate Compliance

Blaine Smith   February 28, 2017   Comments Off on Corporate Compliance

The DOJ Fraud Section’s “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” puts chief compliance officers on notice about how the adequacy of their companies’ compliance programs is evaluated by prosecutors. On February 8, the Fraud Section of the US Department of Justice (DOJ) published a list of “important topics and sample questions”… Read more »