ITAR Exemptions & How to Use Them
October 19, 2021
October 19, 2021
November 9, 2021
By: Adrienne Braumiller, Partner & Founder, Braumiller Law Group
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) enforcement into forced labor practices continues into 2021, as CBP has detained 1,213 shipments that contained approximately $ 414 million of goods suspected to be made by forced labor this year.
By: Bob Brewer, Braumiller Law Group
Almost two years now into the global pandemic and the world’s two most powerful economies are having to take a hard long look at their supply chain shortcomings, as well as becoming economically self-sufficient to a great extent. During the pandemic it became painfully obvious that the U.S. has become far too dependent on China for imports of many essential needs.
By: Jennifer Horvath, Partner
U.S. CBP recently released updated requirements for importers and brokers regarding HTS subheading 9801.00.10, U.S. and Foreign Goods Returned. Often called a “9801 Claim,” importers can generally use this special duty-free tariff provision when merchandise is exported from and returned to the United States, so long as it is not advanced in value/condition, regardless of country of origin.
By: Bruce Leeds, Senior of Counsel
On Oct. 28, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on continuing education for individually licensed customs brokers. After receiving comments and feedback from the trade, CBP published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on this proposal on Sept. 10, 2021.
By: Brandon French, Associate
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (“CBP” or “Customs”) recently released its August 2021 operational statistics. These statistics are important for CBP to review monthly/yearly to better understand and ensure enforcement efforts continue to improve.
By Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group
In September 2019, the International Chamber of Commerce released Incoterms 2020, heralded as a groundbreaking version of Incoterms that would bring great change to the supply chain community. Two years later, we look back on the changes that occurred and how they have affected us.
By: Mike Smiszek, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group
Tariffs are inherently controversial because of their financial consequences. An importer wants to pay as little duty as possible while Customs (CBP) wants to collect as much tariff revenue as possible. The one constant in this battle between industry and government is the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).
By: James Holbein, Of Counsel
Decentralized Finance (DeFi) is a term describing the assortment of different financial applications enabled by blockchain technology and cryptocurrency with the aim to decentralize financial services that are currently intermediated by financial institutions.
By: Harold Jackson, Associate Attorney
Hong Kong’s change in trade status had a significant impact on the U.S. regulatory enforcement of transactions with Hong Kong entities, especially country of origin marking, assessment of Antidumping & Countervailing Duties, and controlled exports.