Co-authored by Amie Ahanchian and Elizabeth Shingler of KPMG’s Trade & Customs Practice, the article "How Trek Leather and the False Claims Act May Reshape the Importing Environment" addresses how companies engaging in U.S. import and export activity should understand that trade activity carries with it certain compliance responsibilities for individuals and companies involved in the importation process into the U.S.

Importantly, the article also sets forth ways for reducing potential exposure through the development of a robust trade compliance program. Click here to read the full article.

On April 6th, 2017, Integration Point held a webcast to give attendees the opportunity to learn more about surveying all of your trade lanes to see the potential impact on your organization. Angela Chamberlain, VP of Global Trade Content, and Lara Murphy, Sr. Global Trade Content Analyst, highlighted how to access global trade data, compare the risk of doing business with specific countries and compliance criteria, view compliance data across multiple trade lanes, and evaluate the best trade lane for strategic sourcing. During the webcast, some questions were unanswered due to time constraints.