ITAR Prohibited Countries

  Avoid Costly Penalties from Dealing With the Wrong Countries. Important to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR Regulations), the are certain countries that corporations must be aware of that prohibit ITAR involvement. These ITAR countries are listed to keep participants on notice. Having an International Traffic in Arms Regulations… Read more »

US Export Administration Regulations EAR Compliance and Penalties

Avoid Costly Mistakes With US Export Administration Regulation, 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 »

Security Facility Clearance and Understanding the Regulations

Security facility clearance compliance decisions and internal practices are important aspects of being able to perform government contracts. When companies are facing judicial scrutiny or adverse legal actions, it is important to understand the laws and regulations that regulate facility clearances and individuals complying with those laws. As a government… Read more »

Arms Export Control Act of 1976, AECA and ITAR Violations

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 »

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 »

Internal Corporate Investigations

Internal corporate investigations allow you to conduct a self-assessment of managers, supervisors, and your employees to comply with state and federal laws in addition to your internal policies and controls. When you conduct internal corporate investigations, you should be looking to gather facts so if the Department of Justice (DOJ),… Read more »