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ITAR Marketing and Pre-sale Activity Regulation

ITAR Marketing and Pre-sale Activity Regulation

ITAR Marketing and Pre-sale Activity Regulation Exportation of defense articles and related technical data is key to the furtherance of various national security and diplomatic objectives, and as such, the United States allows exporters to sell, transfer, and otherwise protected defense articles (subject to regulato... [Read More...]

Export Administration Regulations: License Determination Does my product require an export license? That's a question you should ask before every export. In order to find the answer, you first need to answer two preliminary questions: What is the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) of the produc... [Read More...]

Understanding ITAR: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Understanding ITAR: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations

Understanding ITAR: The International Traffic in Arms Regulations A variety of U.S. laws and regulations exist to monitor and controls exports from the United States. These laws and regulations are designed to comply with trade agreements, embargoes, sanctions and other political measures the U.S. has with othe... [Read More...]

Deemed Exports: Exporting Without Shipping a Product

Deemed Exports: Exporting Without Shipping a Product

Deemed Exports: Exporting Without Shipping a Product Firms of all sizes are being encouraged to export their goods and services. If you’re new to the global marketplace or your firm is expanding into new markets, then it’s time to establish best practices in your organization. The following is a list ... [Read More...]

Export Compliance: The Importance of Knowing End Use and End Users

Export Compliance: The Importance of Knowing End Use and End Users

Export Compliance: The Importance of Knowing End Use and End Users You’ve just found a buyer in a foreign country and you’re preparing to close the sale—great! But there’s one thing you should keep in mind that is easy to overlook: the end use and end users. You will need to determine the ... [Read More...]

What is Trade Compliance?

What is Trade Compliance?

WHAT IS TRADE COMPLIANCE? Trade compliance describes the process and procedures by which goods enter and exit a country and adhere to any laws, rules, regulations and requirements of the country from which the goods are being imported or exported.  Trade compliance is generally an umbrella term that incorpor... [Read More...]

Export Control on Satellites: Change to the Commerce Control List

Export Control on Satellites: Change to the Commerce Control List

I previously wrote about changes to the US Munitions List (USML) in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) affecting export controls on satellites and spacecraft.  Those changes, which will become effective on Nov. 10, 2014, will result in the removal of many satellites, ground equipment, and compone... [Read More...]

Deemed Export: Exporting Without Shipping a Product

Deemed Export: Exporting Without Shipping a Product

Firms of all sizes are being encouraged to export their goods and services. If you’re new to the global marketplace or your firm is expanding into new markets, then it’s time to establish best practices in your organization. The following is a list of best practices that exporters should follow for each ... [Read More...]

Six Basic Steps to Export Compliance

Six Basic Steps to Export Compliance

Export compliance regulations don't just apply to the big guys. Even the smallest U.S. businesses that send their products to customers outside the country are subject to a variety of export regulations and could face substantial penalties for violating these rules. Unfortunately for many small and medium-sized ... [Read More...]

What You Need to Know about Export License Exceptions

What You Need to Know about Export License Exceptions

I get a lot of emails from exporters who are confused about whether or not their products require an export license. Their initial search through the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) indicate that they do, but then they hear or read about export license exceptions that may be available. I've put together ... [Read More...]