Exporting is a privilege, not a right – and because export controls are rooted in policy and security considerations, exporting comes with significant compliance obligations that are non-negotiable. When managed correctly and proactively, trade compliance can also be an opportunity - a business enabler supporting organizational growth and table stakes for constructive engagement with policy.
National security, economic policy, and trade compliance have never been more intertwined than they are today. Geopolitical issues have come to define trade compliance priorities through regulations and agency expectations.
We’ll help you understand the drivers of the regulations and anticipate what might come next. We’ll help you get your trade compliance program in order so you’re seen as a trusted and credible organization who has earned a seat at the table and can work with policymakers and regulators to help inform the policy dialogue.
Our assessments are tailored to your specific needs and can help you accomplish multiple goals including identifying compliance gaps and opportunities for enhancement.
If you’re undergoing an enforcement action or a divestiture, we’ll do a full assessment of your trade compliance program to identify gaps and recommend actions to solidify your program. We also support internal audit teams, acting as subject matter specialists to design the audit, lead the interviews and perform the testing.
Once you have determined your strategy for creating an effective compliance program, we’ll help you build it out, bringing our experience and understanding of complex regulations to light and serving as a catalyst for you to develop and embed your compliance processes.
We’ll help you design a program that can quickly adapt to regulatory changes by:
After the assessment and development of your effective compliance program, we can help you run your trade compliance business from an operational standpoint.
While an enforcement action can be difficult, it’s also a time to remediate gaps and create a more effective and efficient trade compliance program. We’ll help you through the process with two key stages:
Our clients don’t come to us for a cookie cutter approach. They know that our value comes from meeting our clients where they’re at and moving them forward to something better with novel approaches customized to each client. We can look at trade compliance with an experienced eye to see the nuances of each unique situation that helps us predict where you should focus your integration efforts. We can help you:
Principal, PwC US
Managing Director, PwC US