Valuation is a common issue many importers face. All merchandise imported into the U.S. is subject to appraisement. The preferred method of appraisement is the transaction value and there are four critical areas that can affect the transaction value. Taking care to check for these areas of concern will help keep you safe from hefty fines and penalties.
The government plans to control exports of brain-computer interface (BCI) technology in the interest of national security. Should they? How? And where do you draw the line between a human being and controlled technology?
Importers Be Aware – if you are importing products that could be caught up in an Antidumping and Countervailing Duties order then you need to be aware of the major changes to these regulations, which were issued by the Department of Commerce recently. The intent of the updated regulation is designed to help enforce import tariff evasion and Customs and Border Protection identification of importer circumvention of the defined additional U.S. tariffs.
What’s scarier than Halloween Kills? What might send shivers down your spine faster than a ghoulish costume? If your answer wasn’t “submitting a license”, then we might have something to learn from you! But if the idea of submitting an export license feels scary, then we might have a solution.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently issued a stark warning to companies and individuals worldwide. Export and sanctions enforcement efforts are on the rise. Especially for anyone engaging with China, Russia, North Korea or Iran.
James Bond makes it look so easy. As it turns out, the real world of spy craft is a lot more complicated and much less glamourous. Here's the true story of would-be spy, Jonathan Toebbe.
Two subsidiaries of Schlumberger Limited – one current and one former – were hit with sanctions violations in dual press releases this week. The combined fines totaled more than $1.5 million.
This past month we have seen multiple penalties handed down for illegal exports to prohibited destinations through the use of front companies and diversion. In three particular cases, the items were diverted to an end-user that was not originally disclosed and were shipped through an intermediary.
We all remember the cute nursery rhyme “Peter Piper.” (Try reciting it five times fast!) But in today’s world of ransomware attacks, many U.S. companies are caught in a troublesome “pickle” trying to figure out what to do.
Export Solutions is excited to announce the newest member of our team, Kali White! Learn more about Kali here.