Adrienne Braumiller and Bruce Leeds to speak at the 12th Annual Partnering for Compliance- East Coast Conference

DATE: February 20, 21 & 22, 2013 *Reservations are limited to the first 200 paid registrants. COST: Pre-registered and prepaid before Monday, February 4th, 2013- $450.00, Non-U.S. Government. $150.00 U.S. Government Employees All registrations received after Monday, February 4th, 2013- $495.00, Non-U.S. Government. $190.00, U.S. Government Employees LOCATION: Pegasus Ballroom (Student Union Building), University of Central …

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Adrienne Braumiller to speak at 39th NCBFAA Annual Conference

  Adrienne Braumiller will speak at Educational Workshop In Conjunction With 39th NCBFAA Annual Conference “Success Built on Knowledge” 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. CCS Session: CBP Audit Triggers / What’s New with CBP Audits? Thursday, April 11th, 2013 For information and registration: https://www.ncbfaa.org/  

Adrienne Braumiller to Speak at Ohio International Trade Assistance Center

Ohio International Trade Assistance Center announces Adrienne Braumiller to speak on “Comparing and Contrasting the Similarities and Differences between the Free Trade Agreements”. You will learn what to do and what not to do to comply with the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) which companies are utilizing daily. March 5th , 2013 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. …

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USTR Seeks Comment on Withdrawal of GSP for Bangladesh

Last month, a fire in a Tazreen Fashion factory in Bangladesh left 112 workers dead and a host of U.S. lawmakers questioning whether Bangladesh should continue to enjoy preferential treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). The United States Trade Representative (USTR) is now seeking commentary on the effects of removing Bangladesh from the …

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Classification Pointers – Deconstructing “Parts of General Use”

A fundamental rule associated with classifying merchandise under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) is found under the General Rules of Interpretation, Rule 1, which provides in part: “classification shall be determined according to the terms of the headings and any relative section or chapter Notes.” One of the primary functions of …

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New Legislation Opens up Russian Trade Opportunities, But Facing Backlash

A bill overwhelmingly approved by Congress and signed by President Obama last month is expected to greatly expand export opportunities for American businesses by normalizing U.S. trade with Russia. But some fear it could also lead to strained relations between the two countries because of a provision in it that would punish Russian officials accused …

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A New Year’s Resolution: Ensuring Your Company Has a Strong Export Compliance Program

The beginning of a new year is an appropriate time to reflect upon your company’s export compliance controls and ensure the procedures you have in place adequately protect your company. Export compliance programs generally seek to prevent the company’s own unauthorized exports, but often fail to account for the entities and people actively seeking to …

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A Few Interviewing Tips/Techniques for Import/Export/FCPA Investigations: Part 1

For those of you with children who have told you earnestly that they were not even born when the expensive antique vase was broken in the living room, you have probably developed a subconscious, built-in lie detector. In an altogether separate venue, during import, export, or Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) investigations, detecting deception and …

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Adrienne Braumiller Appointed to DOC’s Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee

Adrienne Braumiller, Partner of Braumiller Schulz LLP, has recently been appointed by Acting Secretary of Commerce Rebecca Bank, to serve a four (4) year term on the Regulations and Procedures Technical Advisory Committee (RPTAC). The RPTAC is one of seven Technical Advisory Committees that works in close cooperation with the Department of Commerce’s Bureau of …

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