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Denied Party Screening - 7 Things You Must Know About the Regulations

Don't go frantic. Don't invite laze. Just follow the rules! Over the time, much has been spoken about the denied parties list and so on. Still, the awareness drive is still short in some areas. When businesses get dried out of information about the rules and regulations, there's no stopping for disaster. Besides, the catastrophic damages are sustainable in nature, especially when it comes to reputation. As an exporter, you must be... ❯❯❯

Are You In FATCA Compliance?

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act was enacted by the Congress in 2010 as part of the Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment (HIRE) Act to combat tax evasion by US persons holding investments in offshore accounts. The United States Treasury Department and the IRS continue to develop guidance concerning FATCA. The Act generally requires foreign financial institutions to report certain information about certain financial accounts... ❯❯❯

Walk Around About HTS Classification, ECCN Classification And ITAR Compliance

HTS or HS is also known as Harmonized System or Harmonized Tariff Schedule, which is developed by World Customs Organisation (WCO) which is again classified and defined a s International Goods. However, there is a slight difference between HS and HTS codes. The HS codes are usually six digit codes which is an universal standard code and then the HTS codes come with seven to ten (7 to 10) digits. The codes are unique after the sixth... ❯❯❯

The Basics of Acquiring a US Visa

It's not uncommon to dream of visiting places you see in the movies. Let me guess, most of them are in the United States. To name a few, New York, LA, Miami, Washington and Chicago are some of the common tourist destinations in the US. You have the resources but you harbor this apprehension of being denied. This should not stop you from making your travel plans a reality. If you have relatives in the US or you would like to travel... ❯❯❯

Picking the Best Immigration Lawyer

The laws of immigration involve some very complex aspects and they require great attention that is specialized so as to ensure that all matters are dealt with appropriately. The lawyers can assist you in areas that you may find yourself in a fix such as when you need a visa application or when you want a card for permanent residency. There are many problems that can come up and this may endanger your citizenship status or... ❯❯❯

With Immigration, Compassion Must Prevail

On March 26, 1865, my great-grandfather, John Christian Baumann, his pregnant wife and four children arrived at the Ellis Island immigration center in New York Harbor from the Kingdom of Württemberg in Germany. Less than a mile away, the Statue of Liberty greeted them after their two-week voyage on the North German Lloyd steam/sail ship, America. Fast-forward 75 years to a Bauman family reunion in Catonsville, Maryland, a... ❯❯❯

Which Countries Offer a Passport Without Applicants Having to Migrate?

A few countries in the world grant individuals full citizenship without the trouble of moving there and all other difficulties associated with it. Under such programs, these countries simply require a financial contribution or real estate investment in exchange of providing individuals and stakeholders a second citizenship in a period of two to six months. For wealthy and affluent businessmen and entrepreneurs who do not have the... ❯❯❯

Dealing With Cyber Crime

Like it's coming from nowhere. You are not at all aware of it. But in a slow and cruel way it crawls through our privacy. Cyber crime is what we call it. Another complicacy from modern technology. Our children are bullied. Sometimes they keep it hide from us. Leads to further complication. Even things sometimes ended up in suicide. Cyber crime, as a devastating and easiest way of crime, has an adverse impact on the individual and... ❯❯❯

The Corruption Of Our Major Political Parties In The US

Why is it that every time we look at Washington DC we see questionable activities borderlining on corruption or outright illegality? Perhaps this is one thing that both sides of the aisle agree on - they seem to agree this is acceptable, it's not. Let's take these recent issues with email scandals. We have the DNC being hacked by a Romanian Hacker and Hillary Clinton's illegal private email server with official State Department... ❯❯❯

12 eCommerce Legal Issues to Consider in Operating an Online Business

The following article provides a high-level summary of some key eCommerce law issues online business operators face in running a website or other eCommerce business. Conducting business online or maintaining a website may subject companies and individuals to unforeseen legal liabilities. The following is a brief survey of 12 key eCommerce law issues to consider: 1. Internet Business & eCommerce A good starting point is analyzing... ❯❯❯