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New Part 165 to Customs Regulations in September 2016 emphasizes enforcement on evasion. Also ties into political rhetoric on Free Trade Protection. Signifies some effort in this direction political or otherwise. Suggest that you assess countries (rank by activity) and see what dumping exists by the country and do risk assessment. There is no de minimis amount; if you have a commodity that is associated with an action you must deal with it. Our programs (import manual, export manual, itar manual) and support materials equip you to have effective compliance in these activities training and internal audit.
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9 Factors for Import or Export Compliance Part 2
2. The existence of a formal written compliance program.
From sentencing guidelines insight on effective import export manual standard
8B2.1. Effective Compliance and Ethics Program
(a) To have an effective compliance and ethics program, for purposes of subsection (f) of §8C2.5 (Culpability Score) and subsection (c)(1) of §8D1.4 (Recommended Conditions of Probation – Organizations), an organization shall—
(1) exercise due diligence to prevent and detect criminal conduct; and
(2) otherwise promote an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law.
Such compliance and ethics program shall be reasonably designed, implemented, and enforced so that the program is generally effective in preventing and detecting criminal conduct. The failure to prevent or detect the instant offense does not necessarily mean that the program is not generally effective in preventing and detecting criminal conduct.
(b) Due diligence and the promotion of an organizational culture that encourages ethical conduct and a commitment to compliance with the law within the meaning of subsection (a) minimally require the following:
(1) The organization shall establish standards and procedures to prevent and detect criminal conduct.
(2) (A) The organization’s governing authority shall be knowledgeable about the content and operation of the compliance and ethics program and shall exercise reasonable oversight with respect to the implementation and effectiveness of the compliance and ethics program.