DDTC recently published proposed amendments to USML Categories VIII and XIX. These amendments follow a period of public comment that began last year.
Let’s assume that you’re traveling internationally with your ITAR-controlled product and you have a valid DSP-73 license in place. Rather than shipping the item to your destination, it makes more sense for you to hand-carry it with you.
Anyone questioning the importance of a denied parties screening process need look no further than a recent story by WorldECR (Issue 45, November 2015). This story reports how three non-U.S. banks were fined more than $1 billion due to U.S. sanctions violations.
The 2016 editions of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and the Schedule B have now been issued and the Automated Export System (AES) has been updated with the new codes. While the changes are relatively few, some exporters and importers may find that their classifications are now invalid.
Beginning Thursday, November 26, 2015 (Thanksgiving Day), DTrade users must use new versions of all license application forms, as well as the DS-2032 registration form. These forms are to comply with an updated version of DTrade.
One of the lesser-understood rules in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), is the de minimis rule, which determines whether foreign-made products that incorporate U.S.-controlled content are subject to the EAR.
Earlier this month, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) denied export privileges for two individuals and three companies, related to illegal exports of hardware and software to Syria.
Looking for someone to conduct a gap analysis of your trade compliance activities? Here's a list of nine "must-have" components that every good assessment should address.
Recently, a South Carolina company, STREIT USA, was fined $3.5 million to settle charges related to the sale of U.S.-origin vehicles to end-users located in multiple countries.
Last week, Lockheed Martin agreed to buy Sikorsky Aircraft from United Technologies (UTC) for $9 billion. The sale, which is pending U.S. Government approval, represents the largest defense industry deal of the past 20 years, according to The Wall Street Journal.