Importing into the US; Made sure to exercise “Reasonable Care”

Posted Posted in compliance, Customs, Customs and Border Protection, import, importation, importers, importing, international small business, operating small business, small business, United States, United States government

If your small business is importing goods into the United States check out the US Customs and Broader Protection’s Reasonable Care Checklist to help meet your regulatory burden of ensuring reasonable care is exercised when importing merchandise. Also, your small business should look at US Customs and Boarder Protections’s Informed Compliance Publications, which detail a […]

Do Your Export Activities Meet the 9 Principles?

Posted Posted in bureau of industry and security, business, compliance, export, exporters

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) sets out Nine Principles for an Effective Compliance Program. Compliance with these principles may mitigate penalties levied against you as a small business exporter. Check out the the BIS web site that contains a publication entitled Don’t Let This Happen to You, which includes the nine principles (page […]

EU OSH Complaince

Posted Posted in compliance, EU, European, health, OSHA, safety, work

Looking for information on good practices to comply with EU regulations? Check out the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work’s website focusing specifically at these issues. The contains links to databases, topic, sectors, and more, which cover various areas relating to occupational health and safety. www.erskine-law.com Daniel H. Erskine, an international attorney, practices […]

Importing into the US?

Posted Posted in business transactions, CBP, compliance, Customs, foreign nations trading, import, importation, international small business, sale of goods, small business, trading with foreign country

Take a look at the Customs and Boarder Protection site, which contains a large amount of information concerning the importation process and policies affecting imports. http://www.customs.ustreas.gov/xp/cgov/home.xml Daniel H. Erskine, an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING […]

Looking to Export?

Posted Posted in Committee on small business and entrepreneurship, compliance, export, export controls, logistics, marketing, slaes, small business, trade, trading with foreign country, US commercial service

One site you might want to take a look at before exporting your goods from the US to a foreign nation is http://www.export.gov/ Explore the site and its information pertaining to Sales and Marketing, Logistics, and Trade Leads. The site may prove useful in giving a small business owner a basic overview of the process […]