Export Trade Compliance Blog

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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The Dropped Case

The Dropped Case

10/08/2015

Avoid Export Violations By Determining If Your Technology Falls Under EAR's CCL or ITAR's USML The case of Professor Xiaoxing Xi is…well…no longer a case. Charges against the university professor have been dropped by the U.S. Department of Justice. It...


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Ensure Comprehensive Oversight By University Export Control Leaders

Ensure Comprehensive Oversight By University Export Control Leaders

09/14/2015

University Export Controls Enforcement And so it continues...the latest case of university export controls enforcement involves a professor from Ohio State University. This was announced just months after the preceding academic case involving a Physics Department Chair. The case has...


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