Category: Corporate Trade Compliance

Exporting a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

Exporting a Coronavirus Vaccine: What You Need to Know

04/08/2020

18 months.  It’s unsettling to think that it may take that long - or longer- to develop an effective vaccine for the coronavirus.  Many research institutions, universities, and companies are actively partnering with overseas collaborators to fast-track the vaccine development. ...


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New Decade, New Export Controls Job:  Is it Time to Make a Change?

New Decade, New Export Controls Job: Is it Time to Make a Change?

12/09/2019

As we usher in 2020, why not take a moment to consider your place in the complex world of export controls?  U.S. export controls regulations are only getting more complicated as government requirements on Emerging Technologies are yet to be...


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The Elusive Export Compliance Officer:  How to Hire Staff That Will Stay

The Elusive Export Compliance Officer: How to Hire Staff That Will Stay

06/26/2019

Have an Export Compliance Officer opening?  You think you found the best candidate to handle your EAR, ITAR, and OFAC compliance issues.  Now you want (and need) them to stay and hit the ground running. We’ve seen many Export Compliance...


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Finding the Perfect Export Enforcement Case (Part 1)

Finding the Perfect Export Enforcement Case (Part 1)

02/11/2019

Are you looking for the PERFECT export enforcement case to highlight in your export control training?  You know...the export violation that demonstrates U.S. export controls regulations really do touch your industry, your research field, your size company, and your personnel....


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Guide to Submitting Public Comment to BIS on Export Controls for Emerging Technologies

Guide to Submitting Public Comment to BIS on Export Controls for Emerging Technologies

12/06/2018

Export controls compliance continues to be a dynamic area with a lot of regulatory change.  As the U.S. government figures out the risks of new, innovative technologies to U.S. national security, there is an opportunity for your company or university...


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Export Controls Compliance Training Got You Stumped?

Export Controls Compliance Training Got You Stumped?

09/13/2018

Train your employees.  We all know that this is a key element of any strong export compliance program.  But it’s also one of the hardest elements to establish and drive home. Perhaps it’s even up there with Management Commitment in...


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Export Controls: 5 Ways to Monitor Changing U.S. Regulations in the Coming Year

Export Controls: 5 Ways to Monitor Changing U.S. Regulations in the Coming Year

12/07/2017

Now is the time to think strategically about the new year.  How will you stay on top of dynamic export controls regulations and remain compliant?  As the Export Control Reform (ECR) Initiative continues, there are still some crucial pending changes...


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Turn COMPLAIN into COMPLIANCE:  Building an Export Controls Compliance Program That Works

Turn COMPLAIN into COMPLIANCE: Building an Export Controls Compliance Program That Works

05/15/2017

I type fast.  Am I always accurate in my fast typing?  Well…no.  The backspace is my friend.  Recently, as I was, once again, typing “trade complaince,” it dawned on me that COMPLAIN and COMPLIANCE are linked in more ways beyond...


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3 Key EAR Compliance Changes You Should Be Aware Of

3 Key EAR Compliance Changes You Should Be Aware Of

02/13/2017

The Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and the Department of State Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) continue to take Export Control Reform (ECR) steps.   How do the EAR Compliance changes affect your company or university?  Here are...


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