[New eBook] Breaking Down the Walls of China Trade

Posted by Devon Miller on December 21, 2018

It’s been far from a dull year in China trade. In the early months of 2018, the 13th National People's Congress of China began reformation of many Chinese governmental agencies, with a large amount of emphasis placed on import and export. As trade war talks took center-stage, the dramatic regulatory changes in play became overshadowed.

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Topics: Export Compliance, China Trade Management, Trade Regulatory Content

[Upcoming Webinar] New Year, New Ways to Navigate Trade Compliance!

Posted by Devon Miller on November 29, 2018

As one of the most turbulent years in global trade history comes to a close, companies of all sizes must prepare for the New Year… and new compliance challenges ahead! Governments are taking an aggressive stance with enforcing export compliance, imposing million-dollar fines and upholding ever-changing trade regulations. As global supply chains continue to expand in size and complexity, companies need to prepare for what is on the horizon.

Surveying over 170 mid-market companies, Amber Road’s 2018 Annual Mid-Market Survey and Report encompasses a wide variety of industries. Companies responded to a slew of questions pertaining to product classification, restricted party screening (RPS), and various other compliance related activities. To better understand how these same businesses managed their critical programs, the survey also explores how the adoption of technology plays a role in their unique compliance needs.

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Topics: Deemed Exports, Restricted Party Screening, Export Compliance

Survey Finds Almost Half of Universities Allow Visits from Restricted Parties

Posted by Devon Miller on November 7, 2018

For universities and research institutions, the world of export compliance comes with high risk. Violating EAR, ITAR or OFAC regulations can incur heavy fines, and government agencies and lawsuits continue to increase enforcement for higher education compliance. In countless instances, staff and educators are unknowingly violating trade laws that break compliance and put their organizations at risk.

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Topics: Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

Wichita State University and University of Kansas Follow the Amber (brick) Road

Posted by Devon Miller on October 9, 2018

Ah, the classic 'Wizard of Oz'. A movie, rich in lessons learned, by a young girl named Dorothy from Kansas. In the state of Kansas, learning and education is revered- one in three Kansas residents over 25 has at least a bachelor’s degree, and 74,000 students are attending one of the many state universities.

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Topics: Trade Compliance, Export Management, Restricted Party Screening, Export Compliance

Your Questions Answered - University Compliance Screening Survey Webinar

Posted by Devon Miller on September 14, 2018

Universities and research institutions are required to comply with the same import and export regulations as companies that conduct global trade. In many instances, the staff and educators are unknowingly violating trade laws that could result in heavy fines or imprisonment.

Last month, Amber Road hosted the University Compliance Survey Results: Screening is Up! webinar. This webinar explored The Annual University of Wisconsin-Madison Survey results of 70+ universities and research institutions along with the methodology, observations and considerations pertinent to compliance. The presenters included:

  • Bethany Nelson, Export Control Coordinator and survey author at the Univ. of Wisconsin
  • Gary Barraco, Global Product Marketing Director At Amber Road

We will be sharing the webinar recording soon, but in the meantime both of our presenters answered several important questions from viewers. Here is a preview into the Q&A portion of the webinar:

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Topics: Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

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