Companies that become subject to ITAR compliance violations and export administration regulations can face stiff penalties. Under the ECCN and Arms Export Control Act (22 USC 2778 and 2779), you can become subject to criminal penalties and ITAR fines if you willfully violate any provision of §38 or §39 of the statute or any regulation issued under those sections.
You also subject to ITAR penalties for violations of the Arms Export Control Act if you make misrepresentations in the registration, license application, or report required under the above subsections.
This means making an untrue statement of a material fact or omitting a material fact or providing misleading information.
If your company falls into any of these ITAR compliance violations, the penalties will include ITAR fines, imprisonment, or both.
The ITAR violation penalties are also driven under 22 USC 2778(c). Also, government contractors can be suspended or debarred from doing business with the federal government.
ITAR Violation Penalties & Misrepresentation and Omission of Facts.
When assessing penalties under ITAR regulations, it is unlawful to use or attempt to use any export or temporary import control document containing a false statement or misrepresenting or omitting a material fact for the purpose of exporting, transferring, re-exporting, retransferring, obtaining, or furnishing any defense article, technical data, or defense service.
An ITAR violation can include any false statement, misrepresentation, or omission of material fact in an export or temporary import control document will be considered as made in a matter within the jurisdiction of a department or agency of the United States for the purposes of 18 USC 1001, 22 USC 2778, and 22 USC 2779.
Export Administration Regulations and Control Documents
Commerce Control List (ECCN Numbers), Export or temporary import control documents Under Export Administration Regulations include the following:
(1) An application for a permanent export, reexport, retransfer, or a temporary import license and supporting documents.
(2) Electronic Export Information filing.
(4) Declaration of destination.
(5) Delivery verification.
(6) Application for temporary export.
(7) Application for registration.
(8) Purchase order.
(9) Foreign import certificate.
(11) Airway bill.
(12) Nontransfer and use certificate.
(13) Any other document used in the regulation or control of a defense article, defense service, or brokering activity regulated by this subchapter.
(14) Any other shipping document that has information related to the export of the defense article or defense service.
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