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.
Category: Deemed Exports
Last week, FLIR Systems, Inc. entered into a Consent Agreement with Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (“DDTC”) to settle 347 alleged violations of the ITAR. Keep reading for more details on what went wrong.
Earlier this month, DDTC published a new Consent Agreement with Bright Lights USA, Inc. of Barrington, New Jersey. This agreement alleges a variety of different ITAR violations, including technical data exports and failure to keep adequate records.
Here’s one for all the Human Resources professionals out there. The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (the “OSC”) has issued a response to a request for guidance regarding complying with antidiscrimination and export control laws.
Information access and data control are critical to understanding and complying with the U.S. export regulations. These concepts are at the forefront of our export laws and regulations, and they will only become more important in the years ahead.
DDTC’s proposed new rule on dual and third-country nationals (DN/TCN) becomes final August 15, 2011. In preparation for the implementation of these provisions, DDTC has published a variety of guidelines and answers to frequently asked questions about the new 126.18 exemption.
When it comes to visa applications and export compliance, there were a lot of questions flying at last week’s BIS update conference in DC. The issue? A new section of the I-129 Visa Application, which first appeared in December, that asks employers to make certifications about the release of controlled technology to visa-applicant employees.
The second day of this year’s BIS Update 2011 conference was full of, well … updates! (If you missed it, check out our recap of day one here.) Want the full scoop on this year’s event? Join us for our free webinar on Aug. 10, where we’ll recap all the highlights and answer your questions.
Here’s the first installment of my three-day coverage for this year’s BIS Update 2011 Conference in Washington, DC. Want the full update of this year’s event? Join us for our free webinar on Aug. 10, where we’ll recap all the highlights and answer your questions.
Exactly where does that file go when you click “save”? For some U.S. companies, it may travel down the hall to a server located at their facility. But for many companies, the file goes “into the clouds” -- presenting unique challenges when it comes to complying with U.S. export regulations.