Category: Export Compliance Regulations

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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Foreign Influence:  Top 3 Things Universities Must Understand

Foreign Influence: Top 3 Things Universities Must Understand

02/04/2020

Co-Author, Mark Peters, Senior Consultant at Traliance Higher education is seeing concerns unlike anything seen since the Cold War when the United States faced the perceived threat of Soviet Union governments benefiting from scientific discovery at U.S. universities.  At that...


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BIS Annual Conference (Update):  What Export Controls News Did You Miss?

BIS Annual Conference (Update): What Export Controls News Did You Miss?

08/06/2019

Many export controls changes are coming down the pipeline.  Did you miss the BIS Annual Conference in July? No worries!  Download key slides from BIS and read our tips on the most valuable presentations for universities and research-related organizations.  If...


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Export Controls on Software: 6 Secrets You Need to Know

Export Controls on Software: 6 Secrets You Need to Know

05/14/2019

Okay.  They aren’t really secrets.  The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) - and the “sister” set of regulations called the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) administered by the Directorate of Defense...


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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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Presumption of Denial

Presumption of Denial

08/23/2018

China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation Second Academy Hebei Far East Communication System Engineering CETC Research Institute CASIC Academy of Defense Technology These four organizations all sound like solid scientific organizations that your company or university might considering doing business...


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EAR vs. ITAR Compliance:  Can You Name 5 Differences?

EAR vs. ITAR Compliance: Can You Name 5 Differences?

06/26/2018

Compliance to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are rooted in the same concept behind many government regulations:  Sometimes you need to ask the government for permission before doing something. Especially if that...


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What is My ECCN Classification?

What is My ECCN Classification?

04/11/2018

Export controls compliance is not a game. ZTE Corporation, the recent focus of a very significant enforcement case with an approximate $430 million in OFAC penalties, might agree.   Export classification (or ECCN classification), in particular, is a driving factor for...


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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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