Export Control Recordkeeping, Compliance Automation, and End-User Screening
Martin is a customs and international trade lawyer admitted to practice in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, and before the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Martin received a B.A. degree from Rutgers University, a master of Public Administration degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University; and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law. Martin is a distinguished graduate of both the U.S. Law Enforcement Training Center and the U.S. Customs Service Academy. He is also a licensed U.S. Customs Broker. Martin is a former U.S. Customs officer (senior inspector and import specialist), who was stationed at land, air, and seaports of entry. While with U.S. Customs at the Port of New York/Newark, Martin was also a member of the agency's export control branch.
Martin is also a former special agent with the U.S. Department of Defense, an assistant prosecutor with the Office of the Hudson County (NJ) Prosecutor, and an executive with a global FMC-licensed ocean shipping company. He was also a trade consultant with Unz & Co. Presently, Martin is an instructor with City University of New York's Baruch College., where he teaches import, export, and other international trade courses. Martin is also the principal of the Law Office of Martin K. Behr, which is located near the Port of New York/Newark.
Exporting from the United States requires exporters to be aware of numerous U.S. export regulations. Unfortunately, the United States does not have a unified set of export laws and regulations. For this reason, attendees will learn about the Foreign Trade Regulations, the Export Administration Regulations, and the International Traffic In Arms Regulations.
The average international shipment involves dozens of separate documents. The specific documents required for any given U.S. export shipment depend on U.S. Government regulations, destination country’s import regulations, importer’s requirements, terms of sale, method of payment, and mode of transportation. Attendees will be introduced to various U.S. export regulations and documents. You will learn how to begin navigating through and around all sorts of export obstacles. You will also learn about how to access all sorts of free export resources.
- U.S. export laws and regulations
- U.S. export law-enforcement departments and agencies
- The export order process
- Buyer’s country requirements
- Schedule B commodity classification
- Documentation, including pro forma invoices, commercial invoices, packing lists, shippers’ letters of instruction, air waybills, bills of lading, dock receipts, inspection certificates, insurance certificates, certificates of origin, weight certificates etc.
- Electronic Export Information Filings (a/k/a Shippers Export Declaration)
Course Level - Basic / Fundamental
Who Should Attend
- Human Resource Directors
- Export Company Directors and Managers
- Business Owners
Why Should You Attend
There are always critical areas of exporting that you, a new or experienced exporter, may be confused about or be clueless of that can cause true grief, which may be experienced via outbound shipment delays, detentions and seizures; huge penalties and fines; bad publicity; and even arrest and U.S. Government prosecution. Increased U.S. federal law enforcement activity by such agencies as the Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Customs and Immigration Enforcement, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, to name just several agencies, that can hamper or destroy your ability to export. Remember that no one has a right to export. You have the privilege of exporting if you play by the rules. Learn the rules, set yourself up accordingly, and prosper in the exporting industry.
The U.S. Government requires exporters to be familiar with export laws and regulations as well as documentation for a number of different reasons, including national security, control of products in short supply, compiling export statistics, administration of export laws, protection of endangered species, and to protect U.S. export markets by ensuring product quality of specific exports.