Summary of Recent Customs Legislative & Regulatory Developments

The following provides a snapshot of recent legislative and regulatory developments impacting imports into the United States in case you happened to miss these key news items: CBP Proposes Formal Continuing Education Requirement for Licensed Customs Brokers CBP issued an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on October 28, 2020, regarding a new continuing education requirement for licensed customs brokers. Under the proposed rule, brokers would be required to complete forty (40) hours of continuing education over the course of three (3) years. Credit may be obtained for attending corporate training,

Did You Miss These Recent Significant Export and Sanctions Regulatory Developments?

The following provides a snapshot of recent regulatory export and sanctions developments in case you happened to miss these key news items: OFAC Sanctions Key Players in Iran’s Oil Sector On October 26, 2020, the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added several individuals, entities and vessels to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List, including Iran’s Ministry of Petroleum, the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), and the National Iranian Tanker Company, for operating in Iran’s oil sector and

“Riding the Wave of Current and New Tariffs – Update on US Trade Remedies”

Live Webinar Thursday, Sep 24th, 2021 1:00pm EST Please join the Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI) on Thursday, September 24th at 1pm ET, for the online webinar, “Riding the Wave of Current and New Tariffs – Update on US Trade Remedies.” Increased U.S. tariffs on imports of washers, solar panels, aluminum, steel, certain goods from China and the European Union, and a bevy of investigations by the U.S. Government continue to trigger sleepless nights and many headaches for U.S. companies. However, savvy importers are employing a variety of techniques to mitigate the impact of these tariff actions on their supply chains and their bottom lines. This webinar, presented by international trade attorney Melissa Proctor, will update attendees on the latest developments on the U.S. trade remedy front, as well as provide effective strategies for minimizing the impact and supply chain disruptions caused by the ongoing tariff wars. Specific topics will