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“Introducing” Personal Liability to the Import World
The Case of Trek Leather, Inc. (decided September 16, 2014) If you’ve ever heard the phrase, “it’s just business, nothing personal,” it’s time you learned that when it comes to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs), things can get real personal. ...Click here to read more
BIS Increases Export Restrictions on Russia
On September 17, the U.S. government issued its latest round of sanctions on Russia for its role in the current unrest in eastern Ukraine. ...Click here to read more
Export Controls on Satellites - Changes to the Commerce Control List
I previously wrote about changes to the US Munitions List (USML) in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) affecting export controls on satellites and spacecraft. ...Click here to read more
UPDATES TO CBP'S FOCUSED ASSESSMENT PROGRAM
Changes to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (Customs or CBP) Focused Assessment program are almost here. Customs announced earlier this year that it expects to implement the changes in early fiscal year 2015 (the 2015 fiscal year begins October 2014). ...Click here to read more
Classifying Mechanical and Electrical Machinery Under Chapter 84 and 85 of the HTSUS – Special Considerations
Section XVI of the HTS is comprised of Chapters 84 and 85 and respectively covers “Nuclear Reactors, Boilers, Machinery, Mechanical Appliances; Parts Thereof”, “Electrical Machinery and Equipment and Parts Thereof; Sound Recorders and Reproducers, Television Image and Sound Recorders and Reproducers, and parts and accessories of such Articles.” ...Click here to read more
Taking Care of Business
Importers and filers have one main goal, to get the shipments from the point of sale/manufacture to the buyer with as little hassle, and as expeditiously as possible. To accomplish this goal, the conscientious company must first do their homework. ...Click here to read more
What Liquidation?
On September 8th, 2014 the Court of International Trade dismissed an importer’s challenge to CBP’s liquidation of entries subject to anti-dumping duties. The importer claimed the entries should have been subject to suspension of liquidation but were not. ...Click here to read more
Braumiller Law Group is proud to announce that S. George Alfonso will be joining the firm as Of Counsel on October 1st, 2014.
Author: Staff Writer
S. George Alfonso has provided both individuals and businesses with his unique brand of “Concierge Counsel” for almost two decades in matters ranging from complex commercial litigation, commercial contract drafting and negotiations, corporate structure, international arbitration, creditor bankruptcy representation, as well as appellate representation, including oral argument before the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals. ...Click here to read more

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Important Dates
Partner Olga Torres to Speak at Defense Exports Annual Conference
October 1, 2014
The SMi Group are delighted to announce the 9th annual Defense Exports conference convening on the 1st and 2nd October 2014, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. This is your opportunity to discuss and network with key government officials and industry leaders from the U.S, Europe, Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Understand and utilize the latest updates on international export control regulations, especially the 2014 ECR changes.

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Braumiller Law Group Partner Olga Torres will be speaking at the upcoming Laredo Licensed U.S. Customs Brokers Association International Trade Conference
October 8-10, 2014
Braumiller Law Group Partner Olga Torres will be speaking at the upcoming Laredo Licensed U.S. Customs Brokers Association International Trade conference on October 8th-10th.

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Olga Torres and Adrienne Braumiller to speak at upcoming October 16th Texas Lawyer Summit to be held in Dallas. Topic: “What Keeps You Up at Night?” “Mitigating Trade Compliance”
October 16, 2014
Olga Torres and Adrienne Braumiller to speak at upcoming October 16th Texas Lawyer Summit to be held in Dallas. Topic: “What Keeps You Up at Night?” “Mitigating Trade Compliance”

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Braumiller Law Attorney’s Bruce Leeds and Christos Linardakis will be speaking at the upcoming NEOTAC conference on ITAR and Export Control Reform
October 15-16, 2014
Braumiller Law Attorneys Bruce Leeds and Christos Linardakis will be speaking at the upcoming NEOTAC conference on ITAR and Export Control Reform October 15th & 16th in Independence Ohio.

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Adrienne Braumiller will speak on “Recent Amendments to Mexican Customs Legislation and NAFTA Rules"
October 21, 2014
Adrienne Braumiller will speak on “Recent Amendments to Mexican Customs Legislation and NAFTA Rules” at the upcoming North Texas District Export Council International Executive Forum @ Mary Kay Headquarters in Addison, TX on October 21st

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Adrienne Braumiller will be part of the expert panel covering “Enforcement Focus” Understanding the Difference in U.S. and European Approaches to Investigating Violations and Enforcement @ IBC's the 27th Annual Global Trade Controls & Compliance conference in London
November 18-19, 2014
Adrienne Braumiller will be part of the expert panel covering “Enforcement Focus” Understanding the Difference in U.S. and European Approaches to Investigating Violations and Enforcement @ IBC's the 27th Annual Global Trade Controls & Compliance conference in London.,

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