International Trade

International Trade Regulation & Compliance (ITRC)

Who We Are

CompTIA’s International Trade Regulation & Compliance (ITRC) practice is focused on trade regulation and compliance. We have two primary committeesthe Customs Committee and Export Controls Committeewhich consist of over 350 trade compliance and policy professionals from leading technology companies. Within our Committees, we have targeted Customs Working Groups for classification, valuation, and origin, and Export Control Working Groups for cloud computing, encryption and enforcement. We also have member-driven working groups for compliance best practices and foreign country regulatory changes.

What We Stand For

  • Developing policy positions to support our members’ interests that reduce risk and administrative and financial burden
  • Customs and Export regulations and requirements that are streamlined, effective, clearly defined, and transparent
  • Reducing regulatory and market barriers and advocating for U.S. tech globally
  • Developing strong global trade compliance programs and organizations through research, education, and benchmarking
  • Fostering a network of global trade professionals who share compliance best practices

Benefits

  • Lobbying and advocacy via comment letters, position papers and meetings
  • Access to U.S. and foreign government officials
  • Daily customs and export regulatory updates relevant to the technology industry
  • Duty savings through trade agreements, customs rulings, and tariff exclusion requests
  • Benchmarking surveys and member inquiries
  • Quarterly benchmarking panels and best practices presentations
  • Webinars and educational events
  • Annual global trade compliance best practices conference
  • Presentations and guidance by associate member law and professional services firms

Leadership

JillFranze

Jill Franze

Chair

Senior Director, Global Customs and Trade, Cisco,
Customs Committee

ChrisGondara

Chris Gondara

Chair

Director of Compliance and CSR, Marvell Semiconductor,
Export Controls Committee

AmyHarrison

Amy Harrison

Chair

Global Trade - Customs Compliance Officer, HP Inc.,
Customs Committee

DeeRuilova

Dee Ruilova

Chair

Director, Global Trade Compliance, Avaya,
Export Controls Committee

MarisaMar-Jones

Marisa Mar-Jones

Vice Chair

Export Compliance Counsel, NVIDIA,
Export Controls Committee

JorgeMurillo

Jorge Murillo

Vice Chair

Customs Compliance Manager, International Trade Group, Intel Corporation,
Customs Committee

Related Resources

Tech Trade Snapshot 2021

International trade is vitally important to growing the technology industry and its workforce.

Published : May, 21, 2021