Category: EAR

ITAR vs. EAR – What’s the difference?

We field lots of questions about the difference between ITAR and EAR regulations, particularly with the changes from Export Control Reform in recent years. How can you distinguish ITAR vs. EAR?

Former UTRC employee arrested for ITAR violations

Yu Long, a Chinese citizen and former employee of the United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) pleaded guilty to the export and the attempted export of defense articles from the U.S. in violation of the Arms Export Control Act. The maximum possible sentence Long can serve is 20 years.

Three individuals sentenced for export violations

On 20 December 2016, in the Federal District of Connecticut, JIANG YAN, 34, of Shenzhen China was sentenced to time served (12 months imprisonment) for attempting to purchase and export to China without a required export authorization for certain sophisticated integrated circuits used in military satellites and missiles. Additionally, for conspiring to sell counterfeits of those same integrated circuits to a purchaser in the United States. Yan was also ordered to forfeit $63,000 in cash seized incident to his arrest.