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The BIS recently published a list of seven new “best practices” to help companies improve their export compliance. Specifically, these best practices are designed to help avoid the diversion of dual-use items at international transshipment points (or “hubs”).

In this blog series, Export Solutions focuses on a different client to highlight their company history, products, services and business philosophies. This month we feature: Joining Technologies -- a 19-year-old company from East Granby, Connecticut.

Here’s another name to add to your next denied parties list screening – Mr. Jianwei Ding of Singapore. He has agreed to pay a $100,000 civil penalty, and receive a 25-year denial order, in response to allegations that he attempted to “knowingly and willfully” export carbon fiber to China

When it comes to visa applications and export compliance, there were a lot of questions flying at last week’s BIS update conference in DC. The issue? A new section of the I-129 Visa Application, which first appeared in December, that asks employers to make certifications about the release of controlled technology to visa-applicant employees.

Here’s a recap of the third day of the BIS Update 2011 conference. (Don’t miss our posts from Day 1 and Day 2.) Looking for a comprehensive review of this year’s event? Join us for our free webinar on Aug. 10, where we’ll recap all the highlights and answer your questions.