Export Trade Compliance Blog

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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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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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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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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