FCPA Compliance Report-Episode 519, Gar Hurst on Biggest Import Issue You Have Never Heard About

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In this episode, I visit with Gar Hurst a partner at Givens and Johnston. Gar and the firm specialize on import control issues. Today we take a major issue that is bedeviling companies in the Port of Houston and elsewhere, wood packaging issue. We explore why it is the biggest threat to importations you have never heard about. It turns out that import laws and regulations have substantial impact on export control, AML and ABC compliance.

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In this episode, I visit with Gar Hurst a partner at Givens and Johnston. Gar and the firm specialize on import control issues. Today we take a major issue that is bedeviling companies in the Port of Houston and elsewhere, wood packaging issue. We explore why it is the biggest threat to importations you have never heard about. It turns out that import laws and regulations have substantial impact on export control, AML and ABC compliance.

What are wood packaging violations?

What is covered by Wood Packaging regulations?

What are violations and what are Emergency Actions Notices?

What remedies are allowed in the US and when must you go internationally for remediation?

What are potential penalties.

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