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Maintaining Export Compliance in a Dynamic World

Continuing Changes in Export Compliance Maintaining export compliance requires vigilance and is more important than ever.  The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has increased enforcement and has also increased civil and criminal penalties for export violations.  At the same time changes in sanctions and Export Control Classification and the U.S. Munitions List (USML) make

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Geospatial Software Export Restrictions
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New Geospatial Software Export Restrictions to the EAR

New EAR Export Restrictions of Geospatial Software The Bureau of Industry and Science placed restriction on the export of geospatial software on January 6, 2020.  This ruling classifies software specially designed to automate the analysis of geospatial imagery, as specified, under the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) 0Y521 series, specifically under ECCN 0D521.  This ruling

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ITAR Training Seminars Online

VIERA, FL USA – Jan 05, 2020 – CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces new ITAR Training Seminars for 2020.  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

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ITAR definitions
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ITAR Definitions Changes for 2020

Changes in ITAR Definitions The U.S. State Department has made changes in important definitions of what constitutes an export under the International Trade in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  These changes are due to take effect on March 25, 2020 and will effect the manner in which companies with ITAR classification must conduct business.  These definitions concern

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ITAR Requirements
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ITAR Requirements

ITAR Requirements (International Trade in Arms Regulations) ITAR Compliance places requirements on companies entering markets with defense related applications.  To establish an effective ITAR program all segments of a business must be involved.  Important features of an ITAR program include the following: Registration with the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) Establishing an Export Compliance

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Export Compliance, ITAR, and EAR
Cyber Security

Export Compliance, ITAR, and EAR

Export Compliance, ITAR, and EAR Export Compliance can be a daunting task, but recent events illustrate the importance of vigilance.  On Tuesday, July 23, 2019 the Department of Justice indicted four Chinese nationals and a Chinese company for conspiracy to defraud the United States and evade sanctions.  The indictment alleges that the defendants sought to

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Voluntary Self Disclosure
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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

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us person definition
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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

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ITAR Restrictions on Arms
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ITAR Restrictions on Firearms Sales are Reduced

The United States has eased ITAR restrictions effecting American gun and ammunition manufacturers allowing then to have an increased capacity to reach a larger customer base without as many restrictions on the export of their products.  This will allow Arms sales from the United States to grow, and expand its share of the international small

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ITAR Training Seminars
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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

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Export Compliance Training
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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 [hr] ATF ARMS

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Context of the organization
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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

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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

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Iran Sanctions cost Credit Agricole SA $800M

The US Treasury Department reached an agreement with Credit Agricole SA where they will pay $798 million dollars in fines for US$32B worth transactions violating US Iran Sanctions. The company conducted business with Myuanmar and Cuba violating additional U.S. OFAC Sanctions. United States OFAC Regulations apply to any company or legal entity that transacts business

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3D Printable Gun model
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ITAR Amendments may cut 3D Printable Gun Models sales

3D Printable Gun models are a hot topic with the advent of high quality 3D Printers becoming readily available to the general public.  Many in federal law enforcement are concerned about the impact to regulatory control of gun manufacturing and the ability for unlicensed production of gun parts and their export to foreign persons (non

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