Category: Deemed Exports

Shining a light on tech data exports

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.

Export control and antidiscrimination law

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 and War

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.

I-129, Part 6 and Export Compliance

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.

Cloudy answers on cloud computing

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.