ACE Deployment G Updates

ACE Deployment G Updates ACE Deployment G will be the final deployment of ACE core trade processing capabilities. CBP will deploy using a phased approach over three releases between September 2017 and February 2018. The current deployment schedule is as follows: ACE Deployment G (September 16, 2017) – Non-ABI Entry Summary/Lineless (for CBP only), Duty Deferral, e214 … [Read more...]

Antiboycott Violations: Carrier Saudi Services Company Ltd charged with 4 counts

Antiboycott Violations: Carrier Saudi Services Company Ltd charged with 4 counts The Office of Antiboycott Compliance, Bureau of Industry and Security, United States Department of Commerce ("BIS"), has determined to initiate proceedings against Carrier Saudi Services Company Ltd. ("CSSC"), a controlled-in-fact foreign affiliate (Saudi Arabia) of Carrier Corporation, a … [Read more...]

Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company

Seven People Charged With Conspiring to Steal Trade Secrets For Benefit of Chinese Manufacturing Company Case Involves Dual-Use Technology With Military Applications A criminal complaint charging seven individuals with conspiring to steal trade secrets from a business in the U.S. on behalf of a company in China that was engaged in manufacturing a high-performance, … [Read more...]

Exporters: SNAP-R Enhancements / Updates

Exporters: SNAP-R Enhancements / Updates What is SNAP-R? SNAP-R allows users to submit export license applications, commodity classification requests, reexport license applications, and license exception AGR notifications via the Internet. You must have a Company Identification Number (CIN) and an active user account to access SNAP‑R. To find out the procedures and … [Read more...]

CBP: UPDATE on Guidance to Trade on Cargo Processing during Hurricane Harvey

CBP: UPDATE on Guidance to Trade on Cargo Processing during Hurricane Harvey US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued the following CSMS (Cargo Systems Messaging Service) #17-000521: The following guidance is provided for entry and entry summary filing for cargo aboard ships that have been forced to divert due to Hurricane Harvey. Scenario 1: At the of time the … [Read more...]

OFAC: Settlement Agreement for Iran Sanction Violations

OFAC: Settlement Agreement for Iran Sanction Violations The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)  announced a $259,200 settlement with IPSA International Services, Inc. (IPSA) of Phoenix, Arizona. IPSA agreed to settle its potential civil liability for 72 apparent violations of the Iranian Transactions and Sanctions Regulations. The … [Read more...]

Singapore Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison – Illegal Exports to Iran of U.S. Components

Singapore Man Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison - Illegal Exports to Iran of U.S. Components Lim Yong Nam, aka Steven Lim, 43, a citizen of Singapore, was sentenced to 40 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy that caused thousands of radio frequency modules to be illegally exported from the U.S. to Iran, at least 14 of which were later found in unexploded improvised … [Read more...]

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Summer 2017 Newsletter Here are a few of the articles in the Newsletter: ACE July 8th Post Release Deployment Postponed Automated Export System (AES) has a New Data Element CBP Launches “The Truth Behind Counterfeits” Campaign to Inform of the Dangers of Counterfeit Goods To check out violations and other information: Summer 2017 Newsletter … [Read more...]

ACE July 8th Post Release Deployment Postponed

ACE July 8th Post Release Deployment Postponed CBP is rescheduling the last primary deployment of core trade processing capabilities in ACE which had been scheduled for July 8, 2017. This deployment includes liquidation (with the exception of the previously deployed electronic posting of the Notices of Liquidation on CBP.gov), reconciliation, drawback, duty deferral, … [Read more...]

Exporter Sentenced To 135 Months In Prison Following Convictions On All Counts At Trial

Exporter Sentenced To 135 Months In Prison Following Convictions On All Counts At Trial Alexander Posobilov was sentenced [February 2017] to 135 months’ imprisonment for conspiring to export and illegally exporting controlled microelectronics to Russia, as well as for conspiring to launder money. Posobilov, together with ten other individuals and two corporations – ARC … [Read more...]