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Managing changes in trade agreements: Does your business have what it needs to run your import and export processes?

May 13th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

The global trade landscape has changed drastically over the past couple of years. Events such as the US-China Trade War […]

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Imports and Exports

April 27th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

The COVID-19 pandemic has emerged as one of the most disruptive global events of recent times. The coronavirus has already resulted […]

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International Trade Update: From the Coronavirus, and Force Majeure to a forgotten Brexit

April 15th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

The global trade industry continues to evolve on a consistent basis. Regulations tend to change, trade flows continue to evolve, […]

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Everything you need to know about EU and U.S Sanctions and Embargoes for 2020

March 3rd, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

Sanctions and embargoes tend to have a major impact on international trade activities. Companies must be aware of the key […]

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Global Trade Predictions for 2020

February 24th, 2020, Posted in News, UK & Europe

International trade continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Exporters and importers must be fully aware of the latest developments […]

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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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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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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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