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:

This week, we’ve all been transfixed by the news that Usama bin Laden was killed by U.S. Special Forces at a hideout in Pakistan. But there’s an interesting footnote to this story, which is starting to get more attention. It has to do with a U.S. helicopter that crashed at the scene.