Denied Party Screenings and Best Practices

By: Judy Davis, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group It’s a matter of “Much ado about something. . .” Make no mistake – denied party screening applies to you.  Don’t gamble with your export privileges by thinking “one size fits all”  when it comes to screening.  Instead, consider the principle of “screening smart”.  Take into …

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Trends in Compliance, and the International Trade Landscape – A Year in Review

By: Brad Menard, VP of Braumiller Consulting Group Known for its kaleidoscope of ever-changing rules and regulations, the international trade landscape certainly surpassed expectations in 2019.   Section 232 and 301 duties sent their ripples throughout the global economy.  In a speech in September 2019, Cynthia Whittenburg, CBP Deputy Executive Assistant Commissioner, shared that even if …

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Major Regulatory Changes under USMCA

By: Adrienne Braumiller, Founding Partner, BLG The long-awaited implementation of the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) may be happening just in time for Christmas this year! On 12/10 Speaker Pelosi announced that Democrats had reached an agreement with the Trump administration on moving forward with the USMCA trade agreement.  The USMCA will modernize an outdated …

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NIST 800-171: Cybersecurity, CUI/CDI and NIST 800-171 What does it mean for your business?

By: Bob Brewer, Braumiller Law Group For anyone in the aerospace, defense, and export control markets, you have undoubtedly been faced with the question on cyber-security compliance. This form of compliance most often surfaces if you’re dealing in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”), where the certification of compliance is required through systems such …

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Section 301 Tariffs – A Year and a Half in Review

By: Brandon French, Associate Attorney, BLG The majority of US businesses have felt increased pressure since the imposition of the Section 301 tariffs. Companies have been forced to find ways to mitigate the impact of the tariff through reclassification, tariff engineering, or re-sourcing outside of China. The following breakdown explains the history of each “List” …

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