Export Trade Compliance Blog

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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OFAC Compliance: Two Regulatory Changes You Need to Know

OFAC Compliance: Two Regulatory Changes You Need to Know

03/28/2017

Are you up to speed on if and how the Department of Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) regulations affect your company, university, or research institution?  Here are two OFAC compliance changes that affect many research and technology endeavors:...


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Data Frisk?  Another Reason to Travel with a Clean Laptop

Data Frisk? Another Reason to Travel with a Clean Laptop

03/21/2017

Latest Travel Restrictions for Laptops Experiencing a body frisk at airport security is…awkward, at least for many people.  Now apply that to your laptop or tablet, and all the data that typically exists on such devices.  For scientists, engineers, researchers,...


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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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Export Control Considerations for University Compliance

Export Control Considerations for University Compliance

01/11/2017

What is the first thing you think of when it comes to university faculty? Teaching. Research. While those two words are very simple, they result in multiple intersections with the U.S. Export Control Regulations. Requirements can stem from the Department...


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Useful Export Compliance Links

Useful Export Compliance Links

09/30/2016

I've been thinking about all the regulatory resources out there related to export and import compliance. With so many specialty needs within the broad field of international trade compliance, it can be overwhelming to figure out which resources are truly...


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