I just read a local newspaper article which describes how air travel in the United States has never been safer. With my background in the aerospace industry, I can see a number of reasons for this improvement over the years. We can also draw several parallels to ITAR and EAR compliance.

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.