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Internal Controls Key to Avoiding Stressful Trade Compliance Pitfalls

The recent Federal Court of Appeals decision in US vs. Trek Leather, finding the president of the company criminally liable for gross negligence has caused some to worry that it could have the effect of holding trade compliance professionals liable for acts of a corporate importer of record. One of them is international trade attorney Susan Kohn Ross, who has written an insightful article in The Journal of Commerce highlighting the moral dilemma facing individuals trying to navigate a path through some of the hazards involved when things go wrong. Click here to read more.