Export Trade Compliance Blog

Export Controls Acronyms: Understanding the Alphabet Soup Video

Export Controls Acronyms: Understanding the Alphabet Soup Video

11/02/2017

Confused by the alphabet soup of acronyms in the world of export controls?  Watch this short video to quickly learn the basic terms from the U.S. regulations.


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Are Your Faculty Contacting BIS, DDTC, and OFAC Directly?

Are Your Faculty Contacting BIS, DDTC, and OFAC Directly?

09/12/2017

Yes.  It’s true.  This does happen.  If the export control compliance efforts are lacking at your institution, it may even be happening at your university!  Let’s walk through 3 reasons why this line of communication is less than perfect.  And,...


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The Final Rule Deconstructed Video

The Final Rule Deconstructed Video

08/14/2017

  Do you get frustrated by the small print in EAR and ITAR rulings?  Watch this short video to learn basic tricks for quickly grasping the main points.  We point out key places to look before you dive into a...


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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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