AI & Software Tooling in Trade Compliance

Implications of technology in trade compliance What role does technology play in trade compliance and what are some responsible ways to use it? Global business is changing and effective global trade compliance looks different than it used to. We discuss…

HTS Classification

Making the complex more understandable Does classification leave your head spinning? This is an overview of the HTS, GRIs, and how to classify goods for international trade. We also talk about a few recent decisions by Customs headquarters and how…

Incoterms® 2020

Expert guidance, tips, and access to decision making resources Incoterms® were developed by the ICC in 1921 and have since proven to be an indispensable tool for conducting international transactions. We focus on the high-level overview, dive into the intricacies,…

Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker & CEU Details

Exam to License to Practice!   Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) will expand your skills and confidence in your career, and we want to help you begin your journey! Get a handle on the updated regulations around continuing education for…

Export Screening

Do you know who you’re doing business with?   One of the key elements to due diligence in export transactions is knowing your customer. We will dig into the regulations and guidance from government agencies, and walk you through steps that…

CTPAT Supply Chain Security

Why, How, and How Much:  CTPAT is the new normal and an industry standard. Changes to the minimum-security criteria (MSC) in 2020, remote validations, and recent developments are requiring new and existing CTPAT program members to dedicate increased attention and…

Buy American/America/TAA

Three programs – what do they mean?  The Trade Agreements Act, Buy American Act, and Buy America Act are three unique opportunities that may be available to your business to increase sales and improve your likelihood of getting that contract.…

Mergers & Acquisitions

Ignorance is NOT bliss:  Ignorance IS NOT bliss A major concern for companies in mergers and acquisitions is successor liability. Successor liability occurs when a company is acquired and subsequently inherits the burdens and liabilities of the previous organization. This…

Summer 2023 Panel

Get Some Tips:  Tune in to our panel of experts and gain some insight on international trade and business opportunities. Touch base with specialists in trade and transportation law, business development, trade finance, and trade compliance management. Joining us are:…

Routed Export 2023

Know Your Role:  A routed export transaction (RET) occurs when the foreign buyer of the goods contracts with a freight forwarder or other agent to export the merchandise from the United States. In this webinar we’ll explain the differences between…

COVID Product Section 301 Exclusions Extended

The COVID Product Exclusions for Section 301 duties are being extended through 5/31/2023 for 81 items, and extended through 9/30/2023 for 77 items. The HTS to be used from 6/1/2023 – 9/30/2023 is 9903.88.68. Read More

Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker

Exam to License to Practice Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) will expand your skills and confidence in your career, and we want to help you begin your journey! Let us show you the benefits of getting your Customs Broker…