ITAR Regulations, ITAR Prohibited Countries & 22 C.F.R § 120.15

Avoid Costly Penalties from Dealing With the Embargo Act and Wrong ITAR Countries under ITAR 22 CFR 120.15 Important to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR Regulations), there are certain ITAR prohibited countries that corporations must be aware of that prohibit ITAR involvement. These ITAR countries are listed to keep… Read more »

What is White Collar Crime

Corporate and white collar crimes are typically committed by an individual person or a corporation for some level of financial gain. In government contracting, for example, there is a myriad of cases where top contractor executives and government officials have offered, or taken, bribes in exchange for awarding federal government contracts. … Read more »

US Export Administration Regulations EAR Compliance and Export Penalties

Avoid Costly Mistakes With US Export Administration Act, EAR Compliance and Penalties If you are cited for violating the US Export Control  and commerce regulations, 15 CFR 730-774 (2007) (EAR), you can face both criminal and administrative penalties.  United States Export Administration Regulations are focused on keeping dangerous goods out of the… Read more »

Arms Export Control Act ITAR Violations 22 USC 2778

Federal Woman Owned Small Business WOSB Certification
Minimize Liability With ECCN Arms Export Control Act of 1976 and ITAR International Trade Regulations 22 USC 2778 Engaging in the export of arms to foreign countries carry a significant liability to companies that are not aware of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR/ITARS) and the Arms Export Control Act of 1976 (AECA)... Read more »

ITAR Defense Misrepresentation By Omission of Facts

Under ITAR and AECA laws, misrepresentation by omission of material facts can be an issue of contention.  Understanding the rules and regulations can put companies in a better position to be proactive and avoid serious civil and criminal penalties. Under the law, it is unlawful to use any export or temporary… Read more »

FCPA Penalties and Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act fines and penalties and violations can be premised upon your efforts in due diligence or otherwise seek to determine whether there was a legitimate business purpose for the use of a “middleman” or consultant. This is especially true when conducting business operations and building foreign relationships… Read more »