I’ve been involved with many clients’ denied parties list (DPL) screening programs for a number of years, and it’s easy to be lulled into a sense of thinking that the risks of a problem are very low.

Whoever said freight forwarders weren’t responsible for export compliance? A recent settlement from the BIS seems to point at a new trend in government enforcement of U.S. export regulations. Namely, holding all parties accountable for their actions.

Apparently, DDTC has encountered some glitches in its new process for online payment of ITAR registration fees. Now the agency is offering an alternative method using FedWire. This brings the total number of ways you can pay fees electronically up to six, as follows: