FDA Registration for Medical Device Facilities Due 12/31/23

FDA Registration for Medical Device Facilities Due 12/31/23

Owners or operators of establishments involved in the production and distribution of medical devices intended for commercial distribution in the United States—including those that are imported for export only—must register annually with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These facilities include foreign and domestic: Contract manufacturers Specification developers Relabelers /repackers Initial importers Foreign exporters. In…

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ACH Payments Could See Disruptions 11/1-11/3

ACH Payments Could See Disruptions 11/1-11/3

On November 4, 2023, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will deploy Collections Release 7 enhancements to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), which will enable CBP to retire the ACS mainframe. Impacted the most by this change will be importers who pay their duties directly to Customs via Automatic Clearing House (ACH). The Impact CBP…

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BIS Urges Companies to Require End-User Statements to Prevent Diversion to Russia

BIS Urges Companies to Require End-User Statements to Prevent Diversion to Russia

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has released a new best practice guidance identifying forty-five Harmonized System (HS) codes covered under controlled items. Of those nine HS codes have been prioritized as the most impactful to Russian weapon requirements. Prioritized HS codes: 8542.31 8542.32 8542.33 8542.39 8517.62 8526.91 8532.21 8532.24 8548.00 BIS strongly recommends—although…

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Aluminum Extrusions from 15 Countries to be Subject to AD/CVD

Aluminum Extrusions from 15 Countries to be Subject to AD/CVD

The U.S. Aluminum Extruders Coalition and the United Steelworkers labor union filed petitions for new antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD) investigations with the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) and the International Trade Commission (ITC). They are seeking antidumping (AD) duties on imports of aluminum extrusions from Colombia, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia,…

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DDTC New Required AES Data Element

DDTC New Required AES Data Element

The Department of Commerce (DOC), U.S. Census Bureau announced the collection of a new conditional data elements required in the Automated Export System (AES). Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Category XXI Determination Number must be entered, when “21” is selected under the DDTC United States Munitions List (USML) Category Code field. The FTR defines…

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