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May 12, 2015

Global Trade Within Reach

[one_third_first] Steven C. Preston, Chicago, Chief Executive Officer [two_thirds_last] On Tuesday May 12, 2015 Steve Preston is moderating… Read more 

Apr 23, 2015

CBSA’s updated valuation policy and what it means to you

Paul J. Diamond, Canada, Import Compliance Mgr., Global Governance On March 31, 2015, Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)… Read more 

Feb 25, 2015

An important tool for your classification toolbox

Paul Diamond, Trade compliance specialist The process of determining the HS classification of goods for importing can be… Read more 

Feb 12, 2015

Exporting to Zimbabwe from Canada? Sanctions regime might make it tricky

Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst In 2008, Canada issued sanctions against Zimbabwe using the Special Economic Measures Act… Read more 

Jan 22, 2015

An update on the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance The Canada – EU agreement (CETA) was five years in the making, and as… Read more 

Jan 20, 2015

New guidance from OFAC on “50% rule” expands restricted parties through aggregation

Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst The 50 percent rule: How it was In August of 2008, when OFAC… Read more 

Jan 16, 2015

No need to feel surprised by lower-than-expected usage of STA license exception

George Reed Jr., Director, Trade Compliance We are now several years into the era of “Export Control Reform” under… Read more 

Dec 23, 2014

Sweeping changes to U.S.-Cuba relations will bring a positive atmosphere to trade, commerce

Brad Lehigh, Trade compliance analyst With President Obama’s recent announcement relating to US-Cuba diplomacy, the biggest since the… Read more 

Jun 8, 2014

Joining the IFCBA Board of Directors: our responsibilities

Candace Sider, Director Regulatory Affairs, Canada I recently attended The International Federation of Customs Brokers Associations (IFCBA) World… Read more 

May 1, 2014

A closer look at CETA, part 5: Looking ahead at CETA’s impact

Angela Parkin, Manager, Trade Compliance Today I’d like to wrap up our five-part series on CETA by taking a… Read more