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USMCA & Other FTAs

March 8, 2023

Avoid mistakes & leverage duty preference options.  Don’t be hasty with your USMCA Certifications! Do you know what you’re signing and what your responsibilities are? Know the rules, get the tools, and pick up some new tactics for qualifying your…

Modernized Broker Regulations

January 17, 2023

Ch-ch-ch-changes 19 CFR recently got a pretty big update, as CBP modernized the customs broker regulations. This includes national permits, fee amounts, responsible supervision, records storage, and more. Join us for an overview of what has changed and what it…

Forced Labor

December 19, 2022

Accuracy, Audits, Partners, & Obligations A Priority Trade Issue and hot topic, Forced Labor enforcement is happening. Join us as we walk through the way that CBP is approaching it, tools you can use to guide your organization through the…


November 18, 2022

Should you come forward?  Mistakes happen! Luckily, you’ve got methods for mitigating the company’s liabilities. We’ll explore the myriad of disclosure types available and help interpret which one is likely best for your scenario. Understanding your options is imperative in…

Incoterms® 2020 (in 2022)

November 3, 2022

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,…

Industry News

DDTC: ITAR Compliance Program Guidelines
January 5, 2023

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) is publishing new ITAR Compliance Program Guidelines. These guidelines give an overview of a solid compliance program, and introduce defense trade controls. Read More

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CBP: North Pole News
January 5, 2023

CBP is putting out a parody YouTube newscast for the holidays. Videos cover Forced Labor, Environmental Crimes, Trade Agreements, Intellectual Property Rights, among other things. Read More

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OFAC: Settlement with Danfoss
January 5, 2023

OFAC has announced their settlement with Danfoss, a Danish company that sells refrigeration and cooling products. Danfoss has agreed to pay $4,379,810 for potential civil liability related to apparent violations of the Syrian, Sudanese, and Iranian Sanctions Regulations. Read More

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CBP: Customs Broker Guidance for the Trade Community
January 5, 2023

CBP has published version 1.1 of the Customs Broker Guidance for the Trade Community. This provides tools and information to the customs broker community. Read More

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CBP: Merchandise Detained

CBP is detaining merchandise from Jingde Trading Ltd., Rixin Foods Ltd., and Zhejiang Sunrise Garment Group Co Ltd., beginning 12/5/2022. This is because CBP investigations show that these companies are using North Korean labor in their supply chains, in violation of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

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