Month: March 2014

Women in Compliance Awards

We are pleased to announce that during the Women in Compliance Awards held in London on March 20, 2014, Braumiller Law Group was highly commended for Best Regulatory Law Firm of the Year. The firm’s founder, Adrienne Braumiller, was also nominated for a “Lifetime Achievement Award” for her years of service to the compliance industry,

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Braumiller Law Group is pleased to announce that Christos Linardakis, Attorney Senior Counsel , will be rejoining the firm heading up the Chicago office

I am excited about my future with Braumiller Law Group. I have now had the opportunity to work on the client side (corporate), as well as on the entrepreneurial side of international trade, and I much prefer working with an aggressive, and lean boutique firm such as Braumiller Law. Together again, I expect great things

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A Brief Overview of IMMEX and NAFTA Article 303

By Brenda Cordova, Mexico Attorney Currently, there are over 6000 companies operating under the IMMEX regime in Mexico.[1] The IMMEX play an important role in the Mexican economy, and therefore, the Mexican government promotes them among foreign investors by providing several benefits and advantages for companies that participate in the program. Generally, companies participating in

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CBP Announces Modification of National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) Test Concerning ACE Cargo Release for Ocean and Rail Carriers

By Paul Fudacz, Senior Attorney As many importers are aware, CBP’s Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) will soon replace the Automated Commercial System (ACS) with upcoming deadlines including May 1, 2015 for the mandatory use of ACE for filing all electronic import and export cargo manifest data, and November 1, 2015 for the mandatory use of

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New Move Towards Streamlining Import/Export Filings

By Jennifer Horvath, Attorney The newest official step in streamlining the import and export process came with a declaration by the government recently.  On February 19, 2014, President Obama issued Executive Order (EO) 13659.  The EO was published in the Federal Register on February 25, 2014 in volume 79, number 37. The EO is a

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Get Ready for Round Three of Export Control Reform

By Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel July 1st not only marks the mid-point of the year, but is also the effective date of round three of Export Control Reform. The same process was used with round three as with rounds one and two.  Specific categories of the US Munitions List (USML) in the International Traffic in

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