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By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
This article is the second part of a two-part series. In the first article, we introduced the types of company visits conducted by the two major U.S. export agencies
By Torres Law, PLLC
The Census Bureau stated that it is seeking comments on the clarity, usability, and any other information related to routed export matters.
By Jordan Jensen
On June 30, 2007, the United States signed a historic free trade agreement with South Korea. The Korea-United States Free Trade Agreement ("KORUS"), like most FTAs in which the U.S. is engaged...
By Derrick Kyle, Jordan Jensen
In 2009, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") published guidelines that govern the enforcement and mitigation of civil penalties for companies and other entities that fail to comply...
By Matt Fogarty
Aside from one last mid-January initiative by the Obama Administration to begin rolling back sanctions targeting Sudan, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control...
By Olga Torres
On August 14, 2017, U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("CBP") issued its first notification of final determination of antidumping duties ("ADD") evasion pursuant to the Enforce and Protect Act ("EAPA").
By Derrick Kyle, Jordan Jensen
Two recent U.S. court decisions will increase corporate officers' and compliance professionals' risks for personal liability for Customs law violations.
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
Many exporters are at least vaguely familiar with the "company visits" or "outreach visits" conducted by the export control agencies, but most have very little idea what these visits actually entail, ...
By Derrick Kyle
It is easy to think of the various U.S. government agencies with trade control responsibilities as operating entirely separate from one another.
By Jordan Jensen
On June 29, 2017, in an effort to continue to transform the way U.S. Customs and Border Protection approaches trade through the Centers of Excellence and Expertise, ...
By Olga Torres
On June 16 2017, President Trump announced changes to the United States' economic sanctions against Cuba. This article provides a brief synopsis of the announced changes and potential impact.
By Andrea Fraser-Reid
Perhaps the information came from a colleague or a customer or an anonymous tip left on your company's "tip line."
By Staff Writer
On March 30, President Trump announced his intent to nominate Mira Radielovic Ricardel to the position of Under Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration.
By Olga Torres
On March 7, 2017, the U.S. DOJ, the Treasury Department's OFAC, and the Commerce Department's BIS together levied the largest ever export and sanctions related penalty against...
By Olga Torres, Derrick Kyle
With the signing of two new executive orders, President Trump is taking the first steps in fulfilling two of his favorite campaign promises, both relating to trade: (1) no longer tolerating trade abuse...