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Export Compliance – Sign Here Please
Effective July 21, 2008, the U.S. Department of Defense (“DoD”) issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (“DFARS”) to address requirements for complying with export control laws and regulations when performing DoD contracts.
United States
8 Jan 2009
Russian Companies Penalized Under Iran Nonproliferation Act
On Aug. 4, 2006, the State Department issued sanctions against seven companies under the Iran Nonproliferation Act of 2000. Two prominent Russian companies—Rosoboronexport, the Russian state arms export company, and Sukhoi, a leading Russian aerospace and defense contractor—were named on this list which also included companies from North Korea, Cuba, and India.
United States
15 Dec 2006
Export, Customs & Trade Enforcement Highlights, Summer 2006
Ingersoll-Rand Company of Woodcliff Lake, N.J. entered into a settlement agreement with BIS under which it will pay a $680,000 civil penalty to settle charges of improperly exporting diaphragm pumps, without the required license, to India and Israel, by misrepresenting facts on an SED, and acting with knowledge that a violation would occur.
United States
15 Sep 2006
Export, Customs & Trade - Enforcement Highlights
The U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry of Security ("BIS"), announced on July 28, 2005 that the Chattanooga Group Inc. ("CGI"), a division of Encore Medical Corporation based in Hixson, Tennessee, will pay a $101,000 civil penalty to settle administrative charges that it committed 13 violations of the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") in connection with unauthorized exports of physical therapy equipment from the United States to Iran via Australia without the required export
United States
30 Nov 2005
Lose Your Clearance, Lose Your Contract, Lose Your Company
One of the most valuable commodities held by a federal government contractor is its employees holding active personnel security clearances. Greater contracting opportunities across the federal government have only served to increase the value of these cleared employees by keeping companies competitive for government projects where access to classified information is necessary to perform tasks or services essential to the fulfillment of the contract. In many cases, the inability of specific contr
United States
23 Mar 2005
FinCEN Issues New Guidance on Anti-Money Laundering Program Requirements for Foreign Agents and Foreign Counterparts
On December 8, 2004, the U.S. Department of the Treasury Financial Crimes Enforcement Network ("FinCEN") issued interpretive Guidance requiring Money Services Businesses that use overseas agents to move funds in and out of the United States to establish, as part of their anti-money laundering procedures, appropriate measures to address the risks of money laundering and terrorism financing posed by relationships with foreign parties. Businesses are expected to be fully compliant with this Guidanc
United States
11 Mar 2005
Exporting Without Importing a Headache: An Application of the U.S. Export Regulations to The Financial Services Industry
Just as it is essential for financial services institutions and other business entities to have internal systems in place to meet their employment law and tax obligations, they also must implement comprehensive programs to ensure compliance with United States export, anti-boycott, anti-money laundering, and sanctions laws. These complex international regulatory schemes demand that companies have a thorough understanding of these requirements so that no transaction is conducted contrary to these
United States
9 Feb 2005
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