Aluminum and Steel Tariffs

The new US Aluminum and Steel Tariffs explained

On March 8, President Trump issued Proclamations 9704 and 9705, which look at the adjustment of steel and aluminum imports into the United States. These proclamations were issued under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, which allows the president to initiate an investigation to determine whether the national security is threatened by imports. Read More

What Every Business Should Know About Export Violations.

The one thing you need to know about export violations is this: Yes, it can happen to you.

Many businesses think that it can’t, or won’t, be something that will affect them.The truth of the matter is that confidence is no replacement for solid and robust compliance systems and processes.

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Export Compliance Training

The Importance of Export Compliance Training

Training is a critical element of any export compliance program under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Training ensures that all employees understand the export regulations and reinforces the policies and procedures implemented by the export department. All employees from the assembly line to the CEO should attend an annual training. Read More

Export Control Laws

What Exporters Should Know About Export Control Laws

The U.S. government has various export control regulations that serve a crucial function in upholding national security and to promote different foreign policy interests. They expect businesses, who export, to ensure they comply with the appropriate regulatory standards and failure to do so can result in a variety of different penalties. So, what do you need to know? Read More