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Those Tricky Anti-Discrimination Laws – The Proper Approach to Foreign Nationals
When hiring new employees, navigating anti-discrimination laws and export control laws can be tricky. The Department of Justice (DOJ) in March of this year provided additional guidance on how to “comply with the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. § 1324b and verify “employees’ citizenship status under U.S. export control laws.” ...Click here to read more
Certificates of Origin for Exports - Who is Signing What?
Most attention and articles about Certificates of Origin concentrate on completion and accuracy of free trade agreement (FTA) certificates of origin for imports into the U.S. for NAFTA, Korea Free Trade, etc. How about for exports to FTA countries? ...Click here to read more
Anti-dumping Case Goes Regional
On June 8, 2016, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an anti-dumping case against gypsum board originating in, or exported from, the United States of America into Canada for use in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, the Yukon Territories or the Northwest Territories. ...Click here to read more
USITC Institutes Section 337 Investigation of Certain Carbon and Alloy Steel Products
Author: Paul Fudacz
On May 26, 2016, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) initiated an investigation under 19 U.S Code Section 1337 - Unfair practices in import trade, (“section 337”) directed at certain carbon and alloy steel products from China, Investigation No. 337-TA-1002. ...Click here to read more
Export Law Harmonization: Agencies Adopt Final Rules on Definitions
In early June of 2016, U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) released the long anticipated final rules revising definitions in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The revisions are part of the continued effort of BIS and DDTC to harmonize their regulations. ...Click here to read more
Congress Reforms the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Process
Author: Vicky Wu
Congress has recently enacted the American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Public Law No. 114-159), which establishes new, more predictable procedures for obtaining duty relief through the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB) process. The MTB is legislation that typically contains hundreds of specific provisions to reduce or eliminate duties on products imported into the United States. ...Click here to read more
General Overview of the Fiscal Deposit Regime for the Automotive Industry
Recent statistics show that Mexico is the seventh largest manufacturer of light and heavy vehicles in the world. The main participating companies are foreign entities that in an effort to minimize labor costs and achieve a better manufacturing quality have chosen Mexico for these and other purposes. ...Click here to read more
U.S. and Chinese Companies Need to Maintain Awareness of U.S. Export Control Laws Applicable to China
Companies need to maintain a vigilant awareness of export control laws applicable to China. The U.S. Department of Commerce has indicated that investigating China-related exports of goods and technology for unauthorized use is a top priority, second only to Iran-related investigations. ...Click here to read more

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Important Dates
S. George Alfonso to speak at EXPORTECH in Lisle, Illinois
June 29, 2016
S. George Alfonso, Of Counsel to Braumiller Law Group, PLLC, will serve as the legal expert to educate the businesses on partner/distributor agreements and IP protection, among other topics of interest at ExporTech scheduled for Wednesday, June 29th (Day #2) from 1:00-2:00pm with small group discussions and/or one-on-one conversations to follow.

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Braumiller Law Group and TGDM to speak on Mexico and U.S. Customs & Trade Regulations Update
July 12, 2016
Adrienne Braumiller and Brenda Córdova with Braumiller Law Group, PLLC along with Christian Haro, Kathya Martinez and Mario Ángel Vázquez of TGDM come together to speak about the 'Mexico and U.S. Customs & Trade Regulations Update' at the Hotel Hilton San Luis Potosi in July.

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Bruce Leeds will speak on “Customs Compliance for Importer Personnel” at the American Honda Motor Company Headquarters in Torrance, CA
July 28-29, 2016
Bruce Leeds, Of Counsel with Braumiller Law Group, PLLC, will be conducting a 2-day class on "Customs Compliance for Importer Personnel" at the American Honda Motor Company, Inc. Headquarters located in Torrance, CA.

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Customs Broker Exam Prep Course (Dallas, TX)
August 3-5, 2016
The next Customs Broker Examination will be this October, 2016 so start preparing now! The course will cover all major areas on the test, such as, entry procedures, marking, classification, value, broker responsibilities and much more. In addition, the instructor will be sharing tips on how to best pass this exam.

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CHB Licensing Exam Broker Boot Camp (Chicago, IL)
August 5-7, 2016
Join some of your colleagues in a preparation class presented by the Braumiller Consulting Group. The class will cover all major areas on the test, such as, entry procedures, marking, classification, value, broker responsibilities and much more. In addition, we will be sharing tips on how to best pass this exam.

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Adrienne and Bruce will conduct a 1-day "Customs/Imports Boot Camp" at the 7th annual "Partnering for Compliance" West
September 13, 2016
Join Adrienne Braumiller, Partner and Bruce Leeds, Senior Attorney, with Braumiller Law Group as they conduct a 1-day "Customs/Imports Boot Camp" on September 13th at the 7th Annual "Partnering for Compliance" West Conference being held at the Dallas-Fort Worth Marriott South, in Fort Worth, Texas.

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Braumiller Law Group
5220 Spring Valley Road, #200 Dallas, Texas 75254
Phone: 214-348-9306
Toll Free: 877-277-5987
Fax: 214-217-9303

Satellite offices in:
San Luis Potosi, Mexico, Toledo, Los Angeles, and Chicago