After a delay due to the government shutdown, the U.S. government recently announced increases to civil penalties for export related violations. The increases were implemented in March.
Without a correct classification, you cannot determine duties or tariffs. Classification is often an afterthought. The result? Inconsistent and potentially incorrect classifications. Here are three common pitfalls we see in classification and the remedies.
On March 12, 2019, a new bill was introduced. The “Protect Our Universities Act of 2019” is designed to protect research controlled by the ITAR and EAR.
Recently, Amazon admitted that thousands of their employees are listening to conversations through Alexa and transcribing excerpts. This is not just a privacy issue. It also raises potential questions and concerns about export violations.
This is the second post in a series of blogs about the proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III. In this article, we will review ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions under these new rules.
This is the first in a series of blogs about the proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III. Please check back for more updates soon. For more information about these changes, and the movement of items from ITAR to EAR, read our post on the latest firearms Export Control Reform updates.
On February 28, 2019, DDTC announced a consent agreement against Darling Industries. What has everyone talking, however, is what DDTC said about the company's Empowered Official.
In May 2018, State and Commerce published proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III – including firearms. What has happened since then? Will any changes be made final?
If you’ve spent any time in trade compliance, you’ve probably come across the term “reasonable care.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Let’s review some practical ways to apply this principle to your global trade compliance program.
In addition to federal workers impacted by the current government shutdown, companies who rely on the federal government to support their import/export compliance are also feeling the impact. Here is the status of the various government agencies involved with assisting importers and exporters during this shutdown.