New AEI Course: Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System

Course Number: 08-Mgmt9100 Course Title:  Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System Course Description: This 8 hour course presents the regulatory requirements of the ITAR & EAR in conjunction with an AS9100 management system requirements that aligns the functional roles and responsibilities. The course is intended for those AS9100 registered organizations who perform –  Major […]

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No “Fast Pass” for DDTC Registration From time to time organizations new the DDTC registration process ask AEI for help. I was recently asked by a prospective client if Aerospace Exports Incorporated could assist them with processing an “express” DDTC registration. I asked what they meant by express? They went on to tell me that […]

Here at AEI We Equip Our Clients

Are you equipped to avoid regulatory violations? Are you equipped to properly implement the DFARS? AEI equips it’s clients: By Introducing the regulations to their organizations In aiding in understanding the regulations In applying the the knowledge of the regulations into their processes Subscribe to AEI’s mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First Name […]

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A Proverb

In every area of our businesses and lives the decisions we make can be a blessing or result in terrible consequences. Reading and learning the regulations and standards is step one, you need to understand, and when unsure,  seek advice. It is said that there is safety in a multitude of counselors.   Proverb: “A wise man […]

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ISO 9001 & AS9100 Registrar Auditors: Stop Writing Poor Nonconformance Statements, Learn to Cite the Proper Paragraph of the ITAR or EAR

Auditors who are ignorant of the regulations and then who draft poorly written NC statements can damage the credibility of the Registrar. Registrars, have your auditors ever issued similar findings: “The process of ensuring that top management shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to customer focus by ensuring that the customer and applicable statutory […]

Your Baby is Ugly

No one wants to here the words, your baby is ugly. When AEI is tasked to assess a client’s compliance processes, sometimes we have to tell the client that their processes, training and personnel have a hole large enough for a violation to escape. Yes, an escape can happen at any company at any time […]

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Performing an Effective Gap Analysis

The is a lot a talk about the upcoming Cyber Security requirement deadline in December 2017, yes, I’m referring to NIST SP 800-171. Many organizations are scrambling to assess their compliance. Most QA Managers are doing what comes natural, they are relying on the GAP ANALYSIS in order to measure their compliance. Performing a Gap analysis […]

Compliance Deficit or Loss: An Auditor’s Tip

When assisting an organization in learning about the various export regulations such as the ITAR and EAR, we often hold “Executive Awareness” training for the leadership. Now there are some leaders who while learning about their responsibilities and all of the numerous requirements in complying with the regulations, they take immediate action: For instance some may assign […]

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New NAS Standard Announced

AIA’s National Aerospace Standards (NAS) has released TCS001: Document marking, storage, and electronic transmission of technical data, and provides guidance on the processes and best practices necessary for a company to manage U.S. EAR-controlled technology exports, including technical data, in compliance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). A member of the AEI team was pleased to participate […]

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Quality System Verification and Validation for ITAR Processes

AS9100 requires that organizations identify applicable regulatory requirements however most Quality Management Systems DO NOT contain processes to verify and validate actions performed by Empowered Officials. Fact: Empowered Officials must certify that information provided on applications is accurate. Problem Scenario An Empowered Official is tasked with applying for a DSP-5 for a Foreign Person “working” […]