Export Seminar Compliance Training

We can coach you in this field. Our experience and tools afford you opportunity to excel. Support tools and experience is available to make you more than successful. You can improve skills in CLASSIFICATION and VALUATION ECCN . Master EAR Regulations,  and establish/improve Export Compliance Manual. We can help in training and establishing internal training as well as internal audit.

All subject matter is supported by references including Customs Broker Exams which support classification and valuation..

We can meet with you to discuss and demonstrate at your facility and support by distance through gotomeeting computer dialog. Not only coach but mentor as well.

704 664 1932 Clement Key (2 retired Customs Field National Import Specialists available)


  1. Dedicated group or leader with knowledge. This will help define corporate compliance, provide oversight to operations related to compliance, and provide coordination with different departments—including warehousing, purchasing, and logistics—involved in compliance.
  2. Executive involvement. Recommended BIS ( & CBP) compliance recommends executive involvement to make compliance work.
  3. Written Manual. Again a BIS (CBP) recommended point.
  4. Internal control reviews. BIS point in recommended compliance program. Without reviews it is hard to detect where to make improvements/adjustments/accountability.
  5. Training programs. BIS point. Having ongoing training indicates seriousness of compliance.BIS compliance
  6. Convey compliance requirements to/for suppliers. Communication with suppliers can reduce risks and increase compliance.
  7. Record-keeping program. BIS point. Mandatory by CBP. Necessary for internal audit and regulatory audit.
  8. C-TPAT-CBP. Involvement with the program and maintaining information lines with agencies assist in compliance.
  9. Risk Assessment. BIS point – Evaluate vulnerabilities and provide resources to address.


Import Compliance Manuals, Export Compliance Manuals

Import Compliance Manuals, Export Compliance Manuals

9 Factors for Import or Export Compliance Part 3

3rd factor of 9

3. Whether appropriate senior organizational officials are responsible for
overseeing the import compliance program.


There must be involvement from officers to show that they stand behind the compliance program and to lend support as well as necessary resources. Compliance will be weak without their involvement.

export compliance

The Economist August 2014 reported in an article The Criminalisation of American Business that settlement of Import/Export sanctions led all others by a great amount of settlement dollars (major lead by @ 3 times collective others). The other settlements being Antitrust, Bank Secrecy Act, Environmental, Bribery, Fraud, Pharma, Securities Fraud. This means that importers and exporters are in the crosshair of targets for penalty action. This translates to a need for better compliance in these activities. Either take the responsibility or face legal fees and or penalties.

A good compliance program in import and export requires that you show training and self audit or external activities in these areas. There is more to it but these are important.

The following represent bare essential elements:
9 point guide to compliance
1. Whether the company has performed a meaningful risk analysis.

2. The existence of a formal written compliance program.

3. Whether appropriate senior organizational officials are responsible for
overseeing the import compliance program.

4. Whether adequate training is provided to employees.

5. Whether the company adequately screens its customers and transactions.

6. Whether the company meets recordkeeping requirements.

7. The existence and operation of an internal system for reporting import

8. The existence and result of internal/external reviews or audits.

9. Whether remedial activity has been taken in response to import