Export Control Compliance Representations and Certifications

More and more these days, I see prime contractors requesting subcontractors to certify their compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations in annual representations and certifications, requests for proposal, teaming agreements, and other documents. ITAR compliance is not a new requirement nor applicable only to defense contractors.  […]

Eight Steps for Export Compliance

There are many criminal prosecutions against exporters for violations of export controls.  In a recent case, the defendant argued that he was not responsible for failing to comply with export controls because these laws are too complex to understand.  The court disagreed and affirmed the conviction.  But it […]