Practice Areas

Ossai Law Firm, PLLC practice focuses on the following areas:port

Import Compliance

  • Develop compliance manuals, policies and procedures
  • Perform compliance reviews and assessments
  • Evaluate and develop comprehensive compliance programs
  • Handle matters involving valuation issues
  • Tariff Classification
  • Free Trade Agreements and Preference Programs
  • Advice on country-of-origin marking and labeling issues
  • Address issues related to participation in Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZs), Drawback
  • Request binding rulings and protest errors by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
  • Resolve fines, penalties, liquidated damages, seizures and forfeiture proceedings
  • Prior disclosures
  • Ensure proper recordkeeping and compliance through internal controls

Export Compliance

  • Commodity jurisdiction determination, classifications and advisory opinions
  • Conduct internal audits or assessments
  • Evaluate and develop compliance policies and procedures involving export controls, economic sanctions and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Handle applications for export licenses, including Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) and Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs) for ITAR-controlled goods
  • Determination of Export Control Classification Number (ECCN)
  • Deemed Export
  • Antiboycott Compliance
  • Ensure proper recordkeeping procedures
  • Assist in voluntary disclosure to various government agencies such as the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Directorate of Defense Controls (DDTC)

General Business Transactions

  • Business Transactions – Contracts, Corporate Advice and Negotiations