A tribunal decision confirmed the strict compliance obligation for the IPR customs procedure. IPR is an extremely useful procedure as long as it is supported by strong internal compliance. Otherwise, it is a risky strategy as this case shows.
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EU Customs Penalties: What’s the risk?
IAre you importing into different EU countries? If you do your level of exposure to Customs risk varies greatly. In the EU, customs penalties do not form part of the Union legislation on customs. Although customs legislation is harmonised, penalties for non compliance are left to each Member State.
HMRC Updates Commodity Codes
HMRC has updated certain Commodity Codes for imports into GB. You’ll find the list hereafter to check your internal records to maintain your compliance level. This does not apply to Northern Ireland. Customs Classification: Commodity Codes Classification has to be carried out by applying the General Interpretation Rules (GRI). Various online tools available (including HMRC)Continue reading “HMRC Updates Commodity Codes”
UK Export Documentation: Know the Rules!
Did you know that the documents you must produce and keep for exporting is set in law? The UK has published a new notice for the post-Brexit Customs legislation specifying the export documentation required for a UK Export Declaration.
UK 2023 Commodity Codes
The UK has updated its Customs tariff with the new 2023 Commodity Codes. The new codes are applicable since 1st January 2023.
A Quick Guide to Incoterms
A Quick Guide to Incoterms explaining what the terms are, why, where and when to use them, who should use them and how!
New Customs Consulting Services in Morocco
From today, Alegrant local expert stands ready to help importers and exporters control Customs risk and secure transactions in Morocco.
New EU Customs Law (Nov 22)
Customs legislation is a living thing. It is constantly adapting to changes. Here are some of the latest changes in EU Customs law.
EU Proof of Origin (PEM Convention)
A new regulation is amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/2447 to implement the transitional rules of origin. The transitional rules of origin are applicable in parallel with the rules of origin of the PEM Convention creating two distinctive zones of cumulation. Therefore, an indication of the legal framework used for determining the origin of goods shouldContinue reading “EU Proof of Origin (PEM Convention)”
EU updates dual use list
EU updates dual use list with the annual Delegated Regulation updating Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2021/821 (dual-use Regulation).