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ITAR-EAR-Rules
Export Compliance News

ITAR EAR Rules For US Companies and Citizens

ITAR and EAR- U.S. Export Regulations The ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) and the EAR (Export Administration Regulations) are export control regulations run by different departments of the U.S. Government.  Both are in place to ensure that restricted technologies do not get into the hands of terrorists and countries who are not operating in

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ITAR Requirements – Export Compliance Program

Essential Features of an ITAR Compliance Program International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) compliance is a requirement for companies entering markets with defense related applications.  To establish an effective ITAR compliance program all segments of a business must be involved.  Important features of an ITAR program include the following: DDTC Registration DDTC registration is a

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maintaining export compliance
Export Compliance News

Maintaining Export Compliance in a Dynamic World

Continuing Changes in Export Compliance Maintaining export compliance programs presents challenges to organizations of all sizes.  Given the complexity of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Antiboycott Regulations, and various sanctions, this is not surprising.  Additionally, international political events are forcing agencies to continually make changes to these regulations to

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Export Compliance News

ITAR Export Compliance Regulations for Defense Products

ITAR  Export Compliance Regulations International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Export Compliance regulations control the export of articles that are developed for defense-related applications.  This includes items that are designed for military systems or intended for a military purpose.   The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), which is part of the Department of State, administers

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Export Restrictions on Cambodia
Export Compliance News

Export Restrictions on Cambodia Increase in 2022

ITAR Restricts Export to Cambodia The Department of State has amended the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to apply export restrictions on Cambodia.  The United States will now deny licenses and other approvals to export and import defense articles and services to Cambodia.  These restrictions, which became effective December 9, 2021 reflect a new

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Voluntary Self Disclosure
Export Compliance News

Voluntary Self Disclosure and Export Regulations

What is a Voluntary Self-Disclosure A Voluntary Self-Disclosure (VSD) is conducted when an organization recognizes that violations or suspected violations of Export Regulations of the United States have occurred.  This disclosure can reflect the organization’s due diligence in detecting, and correcting these violation.  When conducting a voluntary self disclosure to the federal government the following

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technical data and export law
Cyber Security

Technical Data and Export Law – Canada and the U.S.

Technical Data and Export Law Understanding what technical data is and how it pertains to export law is important for companies doing business in the U.S. and Canada.  Both countries have different requirements and regulations controlling how technical data is stored and transferred.  Additionally, these regulations are subject to change. What is Technical Data? Definitions

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Context of the organization
Export Compliance News

Context of the Organization and ITAR Compliance

Utilizing the context of the organization clause of an ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS) can allow for a more resilient ITAR compliance program.    This can be accomplished by integrating export compliance into an existing management system s that includes all the tasks required to ensure that business is conducted in accordance to federal regulations. 

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chinese export control law
Export Compliance News

New Chinese Export Control Law Released

The release of the new Chinese Export Control Law (ECL) were approved by the National People’s Congress on October 17, 2020 and became effective December 1, 2020.  These laws will effect the export of military, dual-use items, nuclear items, and items related to the national security interests if the Chinese government.  On December 1, 2020

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Miltiary End User List
Export Compliance News

Military End User List Added to Export Admin. Regulations

BIS Adds Military End User List (MEU) to the EAR The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on December 21, 2020 that the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) will add a Military End User List (MEU) to the Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  The MEU can be found in supplement 7 to part 744.  The list’s

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ITAR Training Schedule
Export Compliance News

ITAR Training Schedule – Export Compliance

CVG Strategy, a trusted name in ITAR and Export Compliance consulting and training announces its current ITAR Training Schedule.  CVG Strategy has been providing ITAR compliance training programs now for over a decade.  Our classes are informative, engaging, and provide time for your questions. CVG Strategy  ITAR Compliance Training Webinars, presented by CVG Strategy’s Senior

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Canada suspends exports to Turkey
Export Compliance News

Canada to Suspend Exports to Turkey

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne has announced that Canada will suspend export of arms to Turkey over concerns of human right violations.  Champagne stated on October 5, 2020 that “Canada continues to be concerned by the ongoing conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh resulting in shelling of communities and civilian casualties.”  The suspension will allow Canada’s export regime

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Cuban Asset Control Regulations
Export Compliance News

Cuban Asset Control Regulations Amended

The U.S. Department of Treasury released amendments to Cuban Asset Control Regulations on September 24, 2020.  The amendments pertain to 31 CFR Part 515 and have been released as a final ruling to further implement President Donald Trump’s foreign policy towards Cuba.  The ruling is effective immediately. Specific Prohibitions of the Regulations The Office of

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Wassenaar Changes to CCL
Export Compliance News

Wassenaar Changes to CCL Implemented by BIS

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has implemented Wassenaar Arrangement changes to the Commerce Control List (CCL).  These changes were agreed upon in the Wassenaar 2018 Plenary meeting.  The changes to the CCL will place additional controls on the export of certain emerging technologies.  It is therefore important that exporters make themselves aware of

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Arab League Boycott
Export Compliance News

Arab League Boycott Faces Uncertain Future

The Arab League Boycott was dealt a severe blow when the United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a decree ending its involvement in it.  This announcement now allows trade between the UAE and Israel.  It follows the normalization of relations between Israel and the UAE created by the recent peace accord.  What is the Arab Boycott

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Companies Added to Entity List
Export Compliance News

Companies Added to Entity List for Building Military Islands

The Bureau of Industry and Security added 24 companies added to list entity list for their involvement in constructing artificial military islands for the Chinese military.  China has been building these islands since 2013.  This announcement was made by the U.S Department of Commerce on August 26, 2020.  The islands have been condemned by the

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