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Latest Round of Changes to the USML
The latest round of export reforms seems to be closing in. As part of the President’s Export Control Reform initiative in a new proposed rule, the Department of State seeks to amend the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to revise category XII of the U.S. Munitions List (USML), to describe more precisely the articles warranting control on the USML. ...Click here to read more
Adrienne Braumiller has recently been ranked within Global Chambers and Partners
Author: Staff Writer
Chambers and Partners, a highly prestigious publishing firm for the legal profession, is comprised of over 150 highly qualified full time researchers who have been identifying and ranking the world’s best lawyers and law firms based on highly scrutinized, detailed, and objective research since 1990. ...Click here to read more
The "Customs Business" Rule - What's That All About?
"Customs business" is defined in Part 111.1 of the Customs Regulations as "those activities involving transactions with CBP concerning the entry and admissibility of merchandise, its classification and valuation, the payment of duties, taxes, or other charges assessed or collected by CBP on merchandise by reason of its importation, and the refund, rebate, or drawback of those duties, taxes, or other charges. ...Click here to read more
How to select a freight forwarder/AES filer
In my position as the Census Bureau’s Trade Ombudsman and Chief, Regulations and Education and Outreach Branch, I worked closely with the United States Principal Parties in Interests (USPPIs), normally the exporter, and Freight Forwarders, who are usually the Automated Export System (AES) authorized agent. ...Click here to read more
Status Update on Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
The ongoing negotiations involving the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have recently been the subject of increased attention, both in the national news, and within the international trade community. As officials become more optimistic about the likelihood of its passage, companies are looking forward to more efficient trade with 793 million consumers. ...Click here to read more
Watch Valuation in the U.S. Tariff
Watches, clocks, and other timepieces hold a singular distinction in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. (HTSUS), as being the only products broken down into as many as four tariff numbers with separate duty rates for each component. ...Click here to read more
How to Expand Your Global Exports
It’s been my experience over the past 30 years that regardless of what the U.S. economy may be doing, whether it’s a recession, or a period of growth, one area has rarely changed, and that is exports of U.S. products and services. ...Click here to read more
Who Is Liable?
Once again there is reinforcement to the fact that it is very difficult, and complex, to import or export within the United States. ...Click here to read more

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Important Dates
Braumiller Law Group Of Counsel Attorney Bruce Leeds will be speaking at the upcoming AAEI 94th Annual Conference and Expo
May 31 - June 2, 2015
Braumiller Law Group, Of Counsel Attorney Bruce Leeds, will be speaking at the upcoming AAEI 94th Annual Conference and Expo, May 31-June 2nd , 2015 in Washington D.C. http://events.aaei.org/program/schedule

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Devin Sefton will be speaking on "Cuban Sanctions" What's on the Horizon?"
June 9, 2015
This Webinar will discuss the recent changes in the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR), including what is now permitted, what remains prohibited, and what remains uncertain. This webinar will also address the potential impact of the recent changes on business relations between the U.S. and Cuba and the practical challenges confronting businesses seeking to enter the Cuban market.

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Attorney Jennifer Horvath will cover, "Computed value and why they are used in maquila import transactions"
July 7, 2015
There are special considerations when ascertaining the proper value to declare to Customs for imports from maquilas. Most types of maquila transactions should not be appraised under transaction value, which is the value method commonly thought to apply to most imports including those from maquilas. We will review the hierarchy of Customs valuation methods and present scenarios of maquila transactions where a few different types of value methods apply.

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BLG Partners Adrienne Braumiller and Olga Torres will be speaking at the August NCBFAA Global Trade Educational Conference
August 3-4, 2015
BLG Partners Adrienne Braumiller and Olga Torres will be speaking at the August NCBFAA Global Trade Educational Conference in Schaumburg, IL August 3rd and 4th . The NCBFAA Educational Institute is proud to invite all global logistics professionals to the First Annual Global Trade Educational Conference (G·TEC).

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Broker Exam Prep Course & Boot Camp
August 5-7, 2015
Join some of your colleagues in a preparation class presented by Braumiller Law 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 Braumiller and Sue Ann Linneman will be hosting an “Import Boot Camp” at the upcoming September Partnering for Compliance West Coast Conference in Los Angeles
September 15-18, 2015
Adrienne Braumiller and Sue Ann Linneman will be hosting an “Import Boot Camp” at the upcoming September Partnering for Compliance West Coast Conference in Los Angeles, Our 6th Annual "Partnering For Compliance" West Coast Export/Import Control program is scheduled to take place on September 16, 17 & 18, 2015 in Los Angeles.

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