We regularly counsel exporters and shippers with regard to:

  • Export Administration Regulations (the “EAR”) and its license requirements.
  • The Office of Foreign Asset Control and its Denied Persons List, as well as other related lists.
  • Ensuring that export practices are in compliance with the U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection regulations.
  • Advising on whether a given Commodity requires export licensing in any setting.
  • Determining whether the country or entity to which the article is going is “controlled” or “denied” according to any State Department or other agency lists.
  • AES or EEI errors and penalties arising from improper “shippers export declaration” information provided to Census.
  • Determining whether clients have their intellectual property rights at risk (trademark, copyright, service mark, patent, counterfeit control) in the country to which they are exporting.
  • Anticipating problems in exporting due to new controls as a result of terrorism concerns.
  • Ensuring all necessary ITAR permits are obtained prior to export.
  • Kimberley Process for rough diamond shippers
  • We also prepare Export Manuals on a customized level for OTIs and Exporters.
  • Training is provided on a wide variety of topics.  DETAILS HERE

Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Homepage

Export Administration Regulations

Denied Persons List