Ever wonder why your license application is taking so long to be reviewed and approved? The answer may be something that you have no control over. Your application could have been selected for a Blue Lantern check.
Darus Zehrbach was recently sentenced to six months in prison for making false statements to a federal agent. Zehrbach applied for an OFAC license to export electric scooters to Iran, however, the license was denied.
Effective at 12:01 this morning, the U.S. has increased the tariffs assessed on $200 Billion worth of Chinese goods. These items were originally assessed at a 10% rate, however, importers will now be required to pay 25%.
On May 2, 2019, OFAC published its “A Framework for Compliance Commitments”. The framework provides direction and insight into the essential elements of a “risk-based sanctions compliance program.”
After a delay due to the government shutdown, the U.S. government recently announced increases to civil penalties for export related violations. The increases were implemented in March.
Without a correct classification, you cannot determine duties or tariffs. Classification is often an afterthought. The result? Inconsistent and potentially incorrect classifications. Here are three common pitfalls we see in classification and the remedies.
On March 12, 2019, a new bill was introduced. The “Protect Our Universities Act of 2019” is designed to protect research controlled by the ITAR and EAR.
Recently, Amazon admitted that thousands of their employees are listening to conversations through Alexa and transcribing excerpts. This is not just a privacy issue. It also raises potential questions and concerns about export violations.
This is the third post in a series of blogs about the proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III. In this article, we will review licensing changes under ITAR and EAR and also discuss DDTC registration, exemptions and exceptions.
This is the second post in a series of blogs about the proposed changes to USML Categories I, II and III. In this article, we will review ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions under these new rules.