Developing an optimal global trade strategy that enables your overall business strategy is a complex task. The requirement to monitor the movement of goods, people and technology makes it crucial to effectively manage all your import and export issues. Our Customs & Global Trade team has three main areas of specialism: export controls, customs and supply chain security. We can help you deliver best practice methodologies and develop global trade programs that can maximise risk management and cost reduction, thus driving improved business performance.
With advisors in both complex international trade regulations and effective internal controls, we are ideally placed to advise clients on the best practice for integrating the two. Where appropriate we can help you to address international and local requirements and embed international trade controls into day-to-day business operations.
On 20 April 2010, eight months after President Obama’s call for a review of the US export control system, US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates announced the four key areas of reform to the US export control system. Here we discuss the key elements to this review and how these changes will impact the exporting community. Read more
Council regulation (EC) 48/2009, introduced to accommodate changes to the EU dual-use control lists and introduce several new policies, came into force on 27th August 2009. It is important for exporters and traders to be aware of this to ensure that these new controls are captured in export control compliance programmes.
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