Staying Compliant

Trade Compliance Activities Are Focused On

  • Conducting risk assessments of all Import and Export processes
  • Technology or software in accordance with U.S. and international trade laws and regulations
  • Valuation, Tariff Classification, (ECCN) Export Control Classification
  • ITAR licensing for controlled products, Country of origin marking
  • Denied Party Screening, U.S. Embargoed and Sanctioned Country screening
  • Intellectual property right protections, Free Trade Agreements and the application of all export trade controls

Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requires that all corporations engaged in Importing and Exporting maintain consistent reviews in keeping with current updated regulatory standards as well as proposed legislation that may impact on trade conduct. The Trade Compliance Department must ensure these business practices are in place.

Managing Risk

All alleged regulatory violations or trade misconduct must be reported to John Vuono, Vice President of Finance and Trade Compliance at 203-385-0310.

The Ashcroft Trade Compliance Department will initiate an investigation and evaluate against standards of regulatory conduct and will recommend the proper resolution within the boundaries of international trade policies, export controls and U.S. and foreign government agencies.

The Trade Compliance Department will be the liaison with Customs Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).