Busy Season for U.S. Sanction Programs

Originally published June 5, 2018 by Miller Canfield The U.S. recently announced some important updates related to U.S. sanctions affecting Iran and Russia: Iran. On May 8, 2018, President Donald Trump announced his decision to cease U.S. participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), thereby reimposing U.S. nuclear-related sanctions in effect prior to the… Read More Busy Season for U.S. Sanction Programs

An Introduction to General Data Protection Regulations in the EU

Set to take effect in the European Union (EU) on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will have a massive impact on business operations and data exchanges across the globe. What is GDPR? GDPR is a set of rules designed to replace Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC in the EU. Essentially, the new… Read More An Introduction to General Data Protection Regulations in the EU

B-Corporations: Integrating Business with Eco-Friendly Practices

by Savannah Klein With Earth Day approaching on April 22, many individuals are assessing their personal impacts on the environment. However, what numerous people fail to consider is the environmental effects of their workplace. While a great deal of organizations have “gone green,” there is a select group of companies known as “B-Corporations,” or B-Corps,… Read More B-Corporations: Integrating Business with Eco-Friendly Practices

The Harmonized System: A Brief Overview

by Savannah Klein Attempting to utilize the Harmonized System (HS) when you’re unsure of what you are doing is anything but harmonious. However, there exists an abundance of information aimed at training importers and exporters to navigate the Harmonized System effectively. What exactly is the Harmonized System? Created in 1989, the HS is a nomenclature… Read More The Harmonized System: A Brief Overview