On: July 15, 2024     By: Kari Crane

Understanding the EAR: How It Applies to Your Exports

Learn how the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) apply to a wide range of items, including dual-use goods. and get practical steps to ensure your exports remain compliant. From classifying items and understanding the Commerce Control List to navigating license exceptions and maintaining records, we cover everything you need to know to avoid penalties.

On: July 10, 2024     By: Catherine J. Petersen

Understanding U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI)

The U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI) as defined by the Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) is the person in the U.S. who receives the primary benefits, monetary or otherwise, of the export transaction; generally that person is the U.S. seller, manufacturer, order party or foreign entity.

On: July 8, 2024     By: Kari Crane

International Trade Briefing: July 2024 [Video]

This month we're talking about: new export restrictions to counter Russia, updates to the boycott requester list, industry reaction to Section 301 tariffs, mandatory EEI filing requirement for Form 486, and updated Schedule B and HTS codes for July 2024.

On: July 1, 2024     By: David Noah

An Exporter's Guide to Product Classification

Before you export, you need to properly classify your goods via the Schedule B or Harmonized Tariff Codes of the United States (HTSUS). Providing the wrong classification could lead to fines and other penalties and result in your customer paying more than they should for importing your goods.

On: June 26, 2024     By: David Noah

What's the Big Deal about Export Compliance Software?

Compliance is an important part of a company's export procedures. If your company is using an export compliance software system that you trust, it makes your work more accurate, consistent and reproducible—throughout your entire organization. Even when people are working from home.


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