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Jurisdiction over U.S. export controls span several government agencies. Understanding and applying these rules requires the active involvement of multiple departments and functions across a company or other institution.
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Exports of machine equipment and parts across many leading industries have experienced significant growth in recent years—and that growth is expected to continue in the months and years ahead.
Mistakes happen. We’re all human, so naturally we’re prone to oversights, slipups, misjudgments and more. No one is perfect. Unfortunately, human fallibilities too often cause serious and impactful problems when businesses seek to export items to foreign countries.
Businesses that seek to sell goods or services to the U.S. Department of Defense or foreign governments – i.e., defense contractors and subcontractors – know this reality all too well. After all, U.S. export controls are as voluminous as they are complex. Some controls even defy common sense—yet they are the rules and must be followed. Consequently, defense contractors and subcontractors often feel overwhelmed by a litany of issues.
Export Control Reform for Firearms and Ammunition Businesses – Learn How to Adapt to Important Changes to ITAR and EAR Compliance Regulations
Like all businesses seeking to export items abroad, firearms and ammunition manufacturers must comply with stringent U.S. export control regulations.
It takes more than just one or two trained associates for a business to truly succeed in complying with the complex assortment of U.S. export controls. Rather, personnel across the organization – from the C-suite to operations, shipping and logistics, engineering and more – should be equipped with enough export compliance knowledge to identify potential issues or violations within their particular scope of activity before they become costly problems.
Export Compliance Training Institute Announces New Export Compliance Awareness Training for Businesses
Basics Training Designed to Help Key Business Stakeholders Avoid Costly Mistakes HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA – The Export Compliance Training Institute (ECTI), a leading provider of export controls compliance training for businesses, organizations and institutions,...
In some areas of commerce, penalties for non-compliance with established rules, regulations and controls can be relatively minor. In such cases, they do little to discourage deviance.