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Voluntary Self Disclosure

Voluntary Self Disclosure and Export Regulations

Do you need to file a Voluntary Self Disclosure? Many companies face the challenge of whether or not they need to file a Voluntary Self Disclosure when they recognize a violation of US Export Law at their company.  Violations of US Export Law for the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Trade in Arms Regulations […]

us person definition

US Person and Foreign Person Definitions

VIERA, FL USA – December 8, 2018 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces its release of detailed US Person Definition and Foreign Person Definition for use by ITAR Compliance Executives.  CVG Strategy, a provider of ITAR training seminars, consulting and training for over 8 years and […]

ITAR Training Seminars

CVG Strategy Fall 2018 ITAR Training Seminars

CVG Strategy Announces Fall ITAR Training Seminars VIERA, FL USA – August 17, 2018 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces new ITAR Training Seminars for Fall 2018.  CVG Strategy has been providing ITAR training seminars now for over 8 years and is adding more online web-based […]

Using your QMS

Using Your QMS For Your Company

Using Your QMS for your company, this is critical to it being effective! Please remember that your Quality Management System should be designed to improve your processes and improve the satisfaction of your customers.  It is up to your management team and senior leadership to identify the strategic direction of your company and align the […]

Corrective Actions

Corrective Actions – Make them Work For You

 Corrective Actions provide Opportunities for Improvement! One of the most overlooked areas of the QMS for increasing profitability is to implement a process to control corrective actions. Some business leaders see this process as unnecessarily complicated and time consuming, but this is often because it is excessively used on small problems that do not need […]

Opportunities for Improvement

Opportunities for Improvement – Internal Audits

Opportunities for Improvement are tied to effective Internal Audits and Management Review. Companies must strive to identify Opportunities for Improvement in many ways, the biggest opportunity is through its Internal Audit with a critical review in the subsequent Management Review meeting.  Many in management view their internal audit program as a waste of resources that […]

Quality Objectives

Quality Objectives – Use to Drive Improvements

Quality Objectives must be established for your QMS and be measurable and reasonable for your company. The use of quality objectives to drive improvement is not new to the ISO 9001:2015 requirements.  Quality objectives, which are one of the best ways to focus the improvement activities within your company, have been included in the QMS […]

risks and opportunities

Risks and Opportunities – Making Plans to Address

Risks and Opportunities are managed on a daily basis at every company. Everyone evaluates risks and opportunities every time they make a decision.  It is all about weighing the probability of a positive outcome versus the impact or cost of a negative outcome from an action taken. An addition to the ISO 9001:2015 requirements, compared […]

ITAR Export Compliance Regulations

ITAR Export Compliance Regulations

ITAR  Export Compliance is an important set of regulations and laws that apply to every business both in America and all over the world, according to the U.S. Government. ITAR Export Compliance regulations are always available from CVG Strategy. ATF, Customs, EAR, OFAC, FTR, HTSUS & ITAR Export Compliance Current documentation links ATF ARMS IMPORT […]

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Context of the Organization and ITAR Compliance

Context of the organization and ITAR Compliance utilizes this new requirement in ISO 9001:2015 for companies to conform to the ITAR.  As the subsequent updates to other ISO Standards are released this will be integral to all new Quality Management Systems.  It is about stating how an organization must consider both the internal and external […]

ITAR Training Seminars

ITAR Training Seminars Online

VIERA, FL USA – June 9, 2017 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces new ITAR Training Seminars for 2017.  CVG Strategy has been providing ITAR training seminars now for over 6 years and is adding more online web based training seminars. CVG Strategy is hosting several […]

AS9100D release

AS9100D Release announced for October 2016

The new AS9100D Release (2016) has been announced by the International Aerospace Quality Group (IAQG) to be published in October 2016 as opposed to the previously announced 2nd quarter 2016 date. AS9100d release is expected with the new AS9101 and AS9110 standards out in November 2016, and with AS9120 in December 2016.  They are making […]

military product testing

Military Product Testing – It is important!

When it comes to weapons and weapons systems it is highly important that these should also work in the heat of battle – verified by military product testing. It is no good for our Warfighters if the US Military has spent many billions of dollars on military hardware and weapons systems if they fail to […]

ITAR EAR Rules

ITAR EAR Rules For US Companies and Cititizens

Why should US Companies bother with the ITAR EAR Rules? The U.S. government, in an attempt to keep sensitive information out of the hands of terrorists and countries who want an advantage against US interests, developed the ITAR – International Traffic in Arms Regulations controlled by the DDTC – Directorate of Defense Trade Controls and […]

ISO 9001

ISO 9001 Transition for Business – ISO 9001:2015

Are you currently ISO 9001:2008 certified and need to implement a transition to ISO 9001:2015? The ISO 9001:2015 quality management system standard, released September, 2015, the fifth edition of one of ISO’s best known and widely accepted standards. More than 1 million companies and organizations are formally certified or registered to demonstrate their compliance with […]

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