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BIS Online Training Room

If your small business is looking for free online training related to exports, try the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, online training room. The site features various webinars, videos, and transcripts dealing with issues related to export controls and compliance, including an export 101 series providing introductory overviews of the U.S. …

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Need To Vet Your International Business Parnters?

When conducting international trade your small business will need to check prospective and current international business partners against various lists the U.S. government maintains. The Bureau of Industry and Security at the U.S. Department of Commerce has a helpful site linking you to some of these lists to check, including the Denied Persons, Unverified, Entity, …

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Do You Know Your Customers?

Take a look at the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) guidance on identifying red flags concerning your overseas customers. http://www.bis.doc.gov/complianceandenforcement/knowyourcustomerguidance.htm The site indicates the importance of ensuring small business compliance with the BIS regulations. Daniel H. Erskine, an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and …

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