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Due to Pandemic, BIS Providing Six-Month Export License Extensions

Co-Authored by Sharath Patil BIS’ Announcement Last month, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry & Security (“BIS”) announced that it is providing six-month extensions for export license applications due to economic difficulties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result of this announcement, BIS is permitting exporters to request six-month validity period extensions for BlogsRead More

The Importance of Regular Export Compliance Training for your Business

Co-Authored by Sharath Patil What’s Export Compliance? Boundless opportunities exist for U.S. businesses when they export their products and services to foreign markets. In fact, over 95% of the world’s consumers are located outside of the United States. However, the vast export opportunities must be tempered by your duty to diligently and effectively comply with BlogsRead More

HOUSEHOLD GOODS AND SERVICES PROVIDERS – WHAT YOU MUST KNOW.

In the household goods and services industry? Did you know you have to import your goods and services in compliance with the Bureau of Household Goods and Services (BHGS) regulations? Manufacturers or wholesalers of any article of upholstered furniture bedding, or filling material manufactured outside of the United States for the purpose of sale or BlogsRead More

President Calls for Greater Enforcement Against Counterfeit Imports

Co-Authored by Sharath Patil What Happened On October 13, 2020, President Trump issued a Presidential Memorandum on stopping counterfeit trafficking on e-commerce platforms. The memorandum called for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) to “impose the maximum fines and civil penalties permitted by law on any e-commerce platform that directs, assists with, or is in BlogsRead More

Election 2020: Trump v. Biden on Trade

Co-Authored by Sharath Patil Introduction The 2020 election is one for the record books. At the time of this writing, states have adapted at least in part to mail-in voting systems and voter turnout is booming despite the ongoing public health emergency. There’s another less obvious reason why the 2020 election is unique: it may BlogsRead More

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