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2017 RELIANCE ON COMPLIANCE SURVEY


Things are always changing in the global trade industry and information is one of the best ways to stay ahead of the curve. Another way is to ensure your business is compliant with domestic and international trade regulations. Make sure your export business has taken the right steps by completing our compliance survey. Please answer the following questions to the best of you knowledge so you can be assured your business is safe. Will evaluate your responses and send you a score.


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Are You Prepared? Question #1


The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS)/Office of Export Enforcement shows up in your lobby and requests proof that you are screening your customers against the various Denied Party Lists.

What would you do?*
Could you provide this evidence?*

Are You Prepared? Question #2


The Department of Commerce dispatches a Special Agent to your facility.  

Do you have a designated person and a backup?*
Does your receptionist know who to contact internally? *

Are You Prepared? Question #3


The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control has fined shippers, within the United States, over $12.7 million for circumventing sanctions against foreign countries.  

Do you know who those foreign countries are?*
Have you already shipped to those countries?*

Are You Prepared? Question #4


Year after year, your freight forwarder submits Automated Export System (AES) Filings on your behalf.  U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) audits all AES submissions ensuring that you have not violated the census regulations, resulting in a $10,000 penalty, per transaction.  

Are you verifying that your forwarder has submitted your data correctly, on a monthly basis?*

 Are You Prepared? Question #5


You unknowingly shipped a product that requires an Export license. You have unintentionally violated Export Administration Regulations.

What do you do now?*

Are You Prepared? Question #6


Does your company have a written export compliance manual?