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, Specially Designated Nationals, and Debarred Lists. www.erskine-law.com
Bureau of Industry and Secuirty
Take a look at the Bureau of Industry and Security’s (BIS) guidance on identifying red flags concerning your overseas customers.
The site indicates the importance of ensuring small business compliance with the BIS regulations.