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Latest Customs Developments in the U.S. Regarding the Enforce and Protect Act, Possible Audits and False Claims Act
Vicky Wu
The U.S. has experienced a number of Customs developments in 2016 in the areas of the Enforce and Protect Act, Customs Audits and Informed Compliance Letters, and the False Claims Act. Many of these developments began in 2015 and came to fruition in 2016. ...Click here to read more
An Update on HTS 9801.00.10 – You Can’t Call it AGR Anymore
In April of this year, the President signed the Trade Facilitation & Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. One of the provisions in this legislation reworded HTS 9801.00.10 to add the language “or any other products when returned within 3 years after having been exported.” This addition meant that goods of non-U.S., or foreign origin, could potentially qualify for duty free treatment under this classification. ...Click here to read more
Update on CBP’s Trusted Trader Program
Author: Paul Fudacz
In June 2014, the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the Trusted Trader Pilot Program, described as a holistic cargo and conveyance security and compliance program designed to unify the supply chain security aspects of the Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program, and the internal controls of the Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) processes into an integrated supply chain security and trade compliance program. ...Click here to read more
BIS Amends Licensing Requirements for Certain CNC Machines and Valves, Pumps
Effective November 25, 2016, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the Department of Commerce implemented a rule to decrease the level of licensing required for certain turning machines or combination turning/milling machines, valves and pump, among other named items. The changes in licensing requirements aim to be more in line with export controls on such items promoted by other countries who are also members of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). ...Click here to read more
Carrier and NAFTA
During the presidential campaign, U.S. President elect Donald Trump repeatedly announced his low regard for a few select trade agreements, and specifically stated that he was going to renegotiate NAFTA, and if he did not get the deal he wanted, he’d withdraw from the treaty and start all over in order to attain a much better deal. ...Click here to read more
MX Customs DODA: What it Means to You
As a general rule, importers and exporters are required to electronically submit to MX Customs a form called pedimento for each customs operation. The pedimento includes detailed information about the importation or exportation of the goods. Normally, during an import or export process, a previously validated and paid pedimento (including customs duties and fees), for each customs operation is filed with MX Customs along with the merchandise to be imported or exported. ...Click here to read more
BLG's In-House Counsel offers to review the Dispute Resolution Section in your transnational agreements
Your business depends on multiple and/or ongoing international transactions, each of which should be governed by a clearly drafted binding contract among all parties. By their very nature, transnational commercial agreements include inherently unique issues, risks and challenges. These challenges include the fundamental issues of the rights and remedies of the parties to seek redress and potentially recover damages, in the event of a dispute between one or more of the parties. ...Click here to read more
Happy Holidays from Braumiller Law Group & Braumiller Consulting Group
Author: Staff Writer
We would like to take this opportunity to "pause" in our busy lives to stop and say how sincerely blessed we are to have such wonderful clients to work with. Rather than sending cards to each and every one, we have decided to donate to a local charity to feed the homeless. ...Click here to read more

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Important Dates
Adrienne Braumiller to conduct Trade Compliance webinar in partnership with Ankura Consulting
January 25, 2017
Adrienne Braumiller, in joint partnership with Ankura Consulting Group’s Randall Cook & Waqas Shahid, will conduct a webinar on the 'Latest Developments in Trade Compliance'. This FREE webinar will be held on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 from 2-3 PM EST.

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16th Annual "Partnering for Compliance" East Scheduled for March 7-9, 2017
March 7-9, 2017
The 16th Annual "Partnering For Compliance" East will focus on a broad spectrum of export/import regulatory and compliance matters of current relevance to companies and individuals involved in global training.

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BLG's Bruce Leeds to conduct Customs/Import Boot Camp during the "Partnering for Compliance" East event in Orlando
March 10, 2017
Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel with Braumiller Law Group, will be conducting a one-day Customs/Import Boot Camp during the "Partnering For Compliance" East Training & Education Event on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Orlando International Airport in Orlando, FL.

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Braumiller Law Group and Braumiller Consulting Group will be in attendance at the ICPA Conference 2017 in Miami
March 12-15, 2017
Both Braumiller Law Group AND Braumiller Consulting Group will be in attendance at the upcoming 2017 ICPA Conference being held in Miami, FL!! Stop by our booth and meet both sides of the Braumiller 'house' and see why this dynamic duo is in such high demand!

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Braumiller Law Group
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Phone: 214-348-9306
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Satellite offices in:
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