Trade Cases – 2014, a Year in Review

The U.S. Court of International Trade (CIT) had a busy year in 2014. It decided 163 cases, the most since 2007. Based on these cases, importers glean current regulatory trends and several important lessons.

Canada Customs to Allow New Refunds

By way of its publication of the first Customs Notice of the year, CN 15-001, “Treatment of Downward Price Adjustments in Value for Duty Calculations”, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has brought about a fairly substantive revision to a time-honored tenet of its valuation policies.

Managing the Transition Under Export Control Reform

Export Control Reform has been with us for more than a year. As a result, export compliance personnel affected by the change must make some significant changes to how they handle exports and process licenses.

Today’s Supply Chain: Complexities & Challenges

Within today’s ever changing international trade environment companies face a multitude of challenges when it comes to their supply-chain management (“SCM”) and how it impacts operations.