Feeling the Winter's Cold? For Export Controls, It's Hot in Brussels!

Posted by Arne Mielken

On 19 December 2017, Amber Road joined hundreds of trade professionals at the 2017 Export Control Forum in Brussels hosted by the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and the European Commission. The Forum was a great opportunity to participate in discussions about the ongoing export control programs in the EU and learn about the current legislative developments regarding the proposal for a modernisation of EU export controls.

High-ranking speakers from EU institutions and international organizations discussed several important topics around export controls including the new proliferation threat landscape in 2017. Amber Road proactively participated and the key points of the conference are summarized here.

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Topics: End-Use Management, Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance

University of Miami Streamlines Export Compliance Program to Reduce Deemed Export Risks

Posted by Colleen Bush

With Miami’s beautiful beaches and year-round warm weather, it’s hard to have many worries – unless you are facing deemed export risks. With increasing local, state and federal regulations, the University of Miami (UM) realized its current export compliance processes were reactive and could not effectively manage risks. UM needed a way to improve its export compliance program.

To achieve its goals, UM implemented the restricted party screening module of Amber Road’s Export On-Demand solution. They also use Amber Road to streamline and manage their export license requirements, as well as address challenges in identifying export control classification numbers (ECN) and harmonized tariff schedule (HTS) numbers.

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance

Understanding Deemed Export Compliance and its Risks

Posted by Anthony Hardenburgh

Every year I attend a number of industry conferences focused on global trade compliance. I speak with a lot of different people at these events, and they hold a range of job responsibilities, with varying degrees of trade compliance expertise. One of the questions I am frequently asked is: What trade regulations should I be concerned about that I may not be aware of today?

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance