This is the first in a series of blogs about the proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III. Please check back for more updates soon. For more information about these changes, and the movement of items from ITAR to EAR, read our post on the latest firearms Export Control Reform updates.
On February 28, 2019, DDTC announced a consent agreement against Darling Industries. What has everyone talking, however, is what DDTC said about the company's Empowered Official.
In May 2018, State and Commerce published proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III – including firearms. What has happened since then? Will any changes be made final?
If you’ve spent any time in trade compliance, you’ve probably come across the term “reasonable care.” But what, exactly, does that mean? Let’s review some practical ways to apply this principle to your global trade compliance program.
In addition to federal workers impacted by the current government shutdown, companies who rely on the federal government to support their import/export compliance are also feeling the impact. Here is the status of the various government agencies involved with assisting importers and exporters during this shutdown.
The United States Trade Representative released a statement yesterday that they had finalized tariffs on a list of an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.
Who are you really interacting with on your social media and professional networking accounts? Kevin Mallory, a retired CIA officer, saw an opportunity when he was contacted by a headhunter on LinkedIn. He now faces up to life in prison after being found guilty of espionage and other charges.
Late one Friday afternoon while speaking with a client who was about to leave on vacation, I heard the following question: “Do you know what a CF-28 Request for Information means?
Lately, everyone is focused on changes to U.S. export control regulations and related trade initiatives. And while the landscape is changing here in the United States, let’s not forget about China’s proposed new Export Control Law (“ECL”) which, although still in draft form, has passed the stage of public comments.
In recent weeks, we’ve seen significant activity from both the legislative and executive branches that could change the way foreign investment occurs in U.S. companies. Keep reading for a brief history of CFIUS reviews, and the proposed new legislation – FIRRMA.