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Tips and tricks for surviving a Compliance audit: How to prepare

February 18th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

Compliance is a key aspect of international exports and imports. Traders around the world need to ensure that they are […]

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Take control of your Export Control record keeping

January 30th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

Businesses engaged in international trade need to comply with various local and international laws. Enforcement officers around the world are […]

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Understanding the de-minimis rules and re-exports of US Origin Goods that may be incorporated into a Non-US Item

January 23rd, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

The de minimis rule has been designed to keep track of the regulations to be applied to shipments that are […]

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Exporters’ Guide to Product Classification

January 22nd, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

Exporting goods involves a number of different laws and regulations. One such regulation relates to the classification of your products. […]

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The Challenges of Multi-National Laws in International Trade

January 13th, 2020, Posted in News

Over the past few decades, rapid globalisation has meant that traders all around the world are highly connected. It has […]

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Challenges on the Measures to Control Software & Technology Transfers

January 7th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

International transfers of software and technology are very different compared to the export and import of other goods and services. […]

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The Importance of Visitor Management: Protecting Your Business and Improving Customer Experience

December 6th, 2019, Posted in News, UK & Europe

Organisations in the business of controlled/sensitive goods such as aircraft parts, government military projects require a strict visitor management programme. […]

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3 Steps to Simplify your Licence Management Process

November 21st, 2019, Posted in News

Managing any global authorisation (an export/re-export licence, agreement, exemption or exception, national or open general licence, etc.) requires more than […]

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Are you Brexit ready? 5 things you need to know about import-export procedures

October 29th, 2019, Posted in News, UK & Europe

It is likely that over the next few weeks, Britain will leave the European Union. As the push and pull […]

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Re-export of US goods in the UK and European market

October 14th, 2019, Posted in News

Exports are defined as goods and services that are produced in one country and purchased in another. On the other […]

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Watch List Screening – Why it’s Important for Strong Compliance

August 15th, 2019, Posted in News

One of the biggest factors in strengthening your business’s reputation is ensuring the presence of a strong compliance program. Companies […]

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Global Trade Management systems: The strategic benefits to your company

June 12th, 2019, Posted in News, UK & Europe

A company that uses a global trade management software system can reduce the costs, risks and delays associated with manual […]

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