The phrase “subject to the EAR” is so ubiquitous to exporters that its meaning sometimes gets lost – especially in organizations where export compliance is a part-time role. Here’s an overview of what “subject to the EAR” means, and why the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) apply to the vast majority of exports from the U.S. – as well as to many transactions outside the U.S.
As export markets for U.S. businesses, Hong Kong and Taiwan share enough similarities that they’ve often been considered together in discussions about trade with the Pacific Rim. But due to changing U.S.-China relations, these significant trading partners are headed in opposite directions, which is likely to require an ongoing evolution by people who manage export business.
The invasion of Ukraine resulted almost immediately in a range of new license requirements for exports to Russia. But for most companies in the aerospace industry, sanctions against Russia are likely to be the source of less disruption than fast-rising demand as global markets recover from two years of pandemic. Here’s why.
If you’re a U.S. exporter wondering what the news of additional Export Administration Regulations (EAR) export controls for Russia means for you, there are three key points you need to know.
A robust certification program will provide your company with the foundational blocks necessary to handle both commonplace and unusual export compliance issues that you and your team members will face within the purview of your roles.
In this article, we discuss four questions companies building up their export programs should review as they get acquainted with ITAR and EAR, and how they can avoid common issues associated with these rules.
As your organization explores global opportunities and engages potential overseas partners, your company will need to assess and run through specific compliance considerations to ensure your activities are in the clear. Companies that fail to acquire export licenses under either statutory regime could risk costly civil and criminal penalties. Here are some of the most commonly-overlooked costs of non-compliance with ITAR and EAR and what your company can do to address these issues.
Suppose your organization is involved in exporting certain goods, software, or technology, which may be useful in any number of applications, to specified countries. In that case, you may face special licensing requirements. Your organization will likely have to develop compliance strategies around the Military End-User (MEU) Rule, which is part of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Here is what the MEU Rule entails and what stakeholders can do to ensure compliance.
After nearly two years of disrupted work situations, more people are interested in attending live, in-person training seminars. ECTI has continuously provided a selection of virtual workshops during COVID-19 and we offer a wide range of online and remote learning opportunities. But as many of our past participants have noted, attending live ECTI seminars offer distinct advantages.
Mexico is the second largest export market for U.S. goods and products. Like Canada, Mexico enjoys a special trade relationship with the U.S. that has grown substantially since the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) came into effect in 1994.