Export Trade Compliance Blog

Denied Parties Lists:  3 Myths Debunked

Denied Parties Lists: 3 Myths Debunked

07/25/2017

Did you know there are over 50 lists of “denied parties”?  In the world of international trade compliance, the phrase “Denied Parties” generally refers to entities, individuals, and organizations that the U.S. government have put on a watch list. Understanding...


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Which Export Classification?  ECCN vs Schedule B

Which Export Classification? ECCN vs Schedule B

06/02/2017

Not all export classifications are the same. Do you understand which export classification is needed for your international shipment, export of technology, or deemed export transactions? Here are 4 key points about U.S. export classification numbers that will help you...


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Turn COMPLAIN into COMPLIANCE:  Building an Export Controls Compliance Program That Works

Turn COMPLAIN into COMPLIANCE: Building an Export Controls Compliance Program That Works

05/15/2017

I type fast.  Am I always accurate in my fast typing?  Well…no.  The backspace is my friend.  Recently, as I was, once again, typing “trade complaince,” it dawned on me that COMPLAIN and COMPLIANCE are linked in more ways beyond...


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OFAC Compliance: Two Regulatory Changes You Need to Know

OFAC Compliance: Two Regulatory Changes You Need to Know

03/28/2017

Are you up to speed on if and how the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations affect your company, university, or research institution?  Here are two OFAC compliance changes that affect many research and technology endeavors:...


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Data Frisk?  Another Reason to Travel with a Clean Laptop

Data Frisk? Another Reason to Travel with a Clean Laptop

03/21/2017

Latest Travel Restrictions for Laptops Experiencing a body frisk at airport security is…awkward, at least for many people.  Now apply that to your laptop or tablet, and all the data that typically exists on such devices.  For scientists, engineers, researchers,...


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3 Key EAR Compliance Changes You Should Be Aware Of

3 Key EAR Compliance Changes You Should Be Aware Of

02/13/2017

The Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) continue to take Export Control Reform (ECR) steps.   How do the EAR Compliance changes affect your company or university?  Here are...


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