9 04, 2019

The U.S and India Trade War, Well kind of… They’re keeping it Friendly for Now

2019-04-09T20:46:28-05:00April 9, 2019|News & Publications, Trade War|

By: Bob Brewer, VP of Marketing, Braumiller Law Group


What war? We’re on the right track. The trade deficit between India and the United States has decreased by nearly 7% to USD 1.6 billion in 2018, when compared to 2017. India recorded a decrease in the deficit from USD 22.9 billion in 2017 to USD 21.3 billion in

9 04, 2019

A.I. and Classification: Could the Robots Do a Better Job?

2019-04-09T20:31:26-05:00April 9, 2019|Classification, News & Publications|

By: Bonnie Kersch, Senior Trade Advisor, Braumiller Consulting Group


Are the robots taking over?  Last week, I stopped by McDonalds, placed my order on a computer, pulled out my phone and used an app to make a doctor’s appointment, and then later deposited a check through a different app on my phone.  All of these jobs

9 04, 2019

Go Get Registered with Customs: CBP Form 5106 Create/Update Importer Identity Form – Updated and Revised

2019-04-09T20:23:46-05:00April 9, 2019|Customs, News & Publications|

By: Bruce Leeds, Senior Counsel, Braumiller Law Group


CBP Form 5106 is used to identify the importer of record to U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP).  It is typically used by surety agents when filing a bond, customs brokers for a new client. or importers to establish or change their number or address.  If an importer does not

9 04, 2019

CIT‘s First Jury Trial in 20 Years

2019-04-09T20:14:28-05:00April 9, 2019|International Trade, News & Publications|

By: Adrienne Braumiller, Partner & Founder, Braumiller Law Group


The Court of International Trade (CIT) is slated for its first jury trial in 20 years. The case? U.S. v. Univar USA Inc. What’s so special about it?

On March 26, 2019, Judge Barnett of the Court of International Trade ruled that a jury can, indeed, rule

9 04, 2019

Section 301 Considerations When Importing from a NAFTA Country

2019-04-09T20:04:15-05:00April 9, 2019|News & Publications, Section 301|

By: Paul Fudacz, Senior Associate Attorney


With the advent of the Section 301 tariffs, an issue that has been raised frequently is how to accurately determine the country of origin for Section 301 tariff purposes for goods imported from a NAFTA country.  The NAFTA sets forth rules for determining the “country of origin” of products traded within the

9 04, 2019

Imposition of Russian Sanctions

2019-04-09T19:47:00-05:00April 9, 2019|News & Publications, Sanctions|

By: Jennifer Horvath, Senior Associate, Braumiller Law Group


One of the more interesting developments in the trade world is the recent addition of Russian businesses and individuals to the Specially Designated Nationals List (SDN List) by the U.S., Canada, and EU. On March 15th, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that the Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) added six

9 04, 2019

We would like to take this opportunity to proudly announce our newest addition to the Braumiller Consulting Group team. Welcome Kim Martin!

2019-04-09T18:31:27-05:00April 9, 2019|Uncategorized|

Kim Martin, a former Import Specialist for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for 10 years, is knowledgeable in a myriad of Customs requirements and regulations including tariff classification, Anti-dumping and Countervailing (ADD/CVD), Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and other government agency requirements.  While at CBP, she was responsible for verifying commercial

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