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Savings and more savings on duties and fees are available for exporters who import their U.S. goods back into the United States. These savings are not BOGO (buy one, get one). Rather, they are for all U.S. goods returned (and some Non-U.S. goods). Have you ever reviewed Chapter 98 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule?

Earlier this month, Esterline Technologies Corporation agreed to pay a $20 million civil penalty for alleged violations of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Although the charges against the company are broad, here are some of the key “takeaways” from this case.

One of the myths I often hear from foreign companies is that they’re not subject to the jurisdiction of U.S. export control regulations. However, earlier this month, OFAC added to the growing list of foreign companies who have run afoul of the U.S. system with a penalty against KMT Group AB from Sweden.