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Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker

June 5, 2023

Exam to License to Practice Becoming a Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) will expand your skills and confidence in your career, and we want to help you begin your journey! Let us show you the benefits of getting your Customs Broker…

HTSUS & New Rulings

May 22, 2023

HTS Basics and Customs’ recent interpretations:  Do you ever need to classify goods for import? This is the webinar for you! We’ll run through a refresher to HTS classification, and then we’ll conduct a review of recent interesting classification decisions…

CTPAT Trade Compliance

April 20, 2023

How Trade Compliance Fits Into The New CTPAT Program And Your Obligations As A Member. The CTPAT Trade Compliance Program provides opportunities for importers who demonstrate a commitment to compliance to receive related benefits that are meaningful, measurable, and reportable.…

Sanctions & Antiboycott

April 14, 2023

Expert Insight and Real World Scenarios. With Star USA are attorneys Jon Yormick and Aida Dismondy discussing trends in sanction creation, antiboycott actions, and enforcement priorities. Resources Slides – Sanctions & Antiboycott Topics Include: Recent gov’t enforcement actions Red flags…

USMCA & Other FTAs

March 8, 2023

Avoid mistakes & leverage duty preference options.  Don’t be hasty with your USMCA Certifications! Do you know what you’re signing and what your responsibilities are? Know the rules, get the tools, and pick up some new tactics for qualifying your…

Industry News

DDTC: ITAR Compliance Program Guidelines

The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) is publishing new ITAR Compliance Program Guidelines. These guidelines give an overview of a solid compliance program, and introduce defense trade controls.

CBP: North Pole News

CBP is putting out a parody YouTube newscast for the holidays. Videos cover Forced Labor, Environmental Crimes, Trade Agreements, Intellectual Property Rights, among other things.

OFAC: Settlement with Danfoss

OFAC has announced their settlement with Danfoss, a Danish company that sells refrigeration and cooling products. Danfoss has agreed to pay $4,379,810 for potential civil liability related to apparent violations of the Syrian, Sudanese, and Iranian Sanctions Regulations.

CBP: Customs Broker Guidance for the Trade Community

CBP has published version 1.1 of the Customs Broker Guidance for the Trade Community. This provides tools and information to the customs broker community. 

CBP: Merchandise Detained

CBP is detaining merchandise from Jingde Trading Ltd., Rixin Foods Ltd., and Zhejiang Sunrise Garment Group Co Ltd., beginning 12/5/2022. This is because CBP investigations show that these companies are using North Korean labor in their supply chains, in violation of the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).

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