Is ITAR compliance an on-going continual functioning system of processes or binary on or off, yes or no? Scenario: A prospective client asks for help to become “ITAR Compliant”. Our first question is what is the contractual requirement? Did the PO simply state “ITAR Compliant” or do you need to apply for a license, where… Continue reading ITAR Compliance vs ISO Certification
ISO Consulting is saturated and hourly rates are dropping. Expand your services and increase revenue through compliance consulting. In this webinar learn about the tools to expand your consulting business and increase revenue. Learn how you can provide guidance and clarity to your customers to understand the core elements of Export compliance (ITAR and EAR)… Continue reading Consultants: Expand Beyond ISO Into ITAR/EAR Compliance Consulting
What is going to be your trigger to finally decide on becoming compliant with the Arms Export Control Act? Is it that you learned the definition of a defense article as defined in Part 120 Purpose and Definitions, or That you understand that as a manufacturer of defense articles you must register with the DDTC… Continue reading A Trigger, Becoming ITAR Compliant
Are your processes operator controllable? Does your compliance team know what is expected of them? Remember, Knowing is not Doing. Compliance requires both Knowing and Doing. Subscribe to AEI’s mailing list * indicates required Email Address * First Name Last Name
So this week we’re learning that the Commerce Department can start using new tools, such as undercover agents and wiretaps, to conduct investigations. This news should worry all those leaders in companies who continue to ignore the EAR & ITAR. Who is making your compliance decisions? What decisions need to be made in order to… Continue reading Don’t Ignore Regulations
If your involved with manufacturing Defense Articles then your organization is at risk that a supplier or customer may be involved in a violation to the ITAR. It is that simple, with the growing number of companies that are not ITAR compliant the risk of an inadvertent breach of the ITAR cascades faster and faster.… Continue reading Cascading Risk
March 31, 2018 Weekly Update firstname.lastname@example.org Is there an ITAR or EAR requirement to screen visitors to your facility? Does this sound familiar? You are visiting one of the major aerospace primes, in the lobby the receptionist asks you for your driver’s license and you are required to sign in and acknowledge whether you… Continue reading Is there an ITAR or EAR requirement to screen visitors to your facility?
Has your President, VP, Director or Manager stared at the regulations in incredulity or denial? It is an issue with trust… They’re asking themselves, did I read and comprehend this correctly; or Is the consultant exaggerating or paranoid? Yes, delivering bad news is often looked upon with suspicion and resistance. It is your job to… Continue reading ITAR & EAR Compliance… It is an issue with Trust
Are you tasked with marking emails and other documents with the proper caution/warnings that the commodity, software or technology is subject to the EAR? Here is a sample for EAR99: “This document contains information that is designated as EAR99 and, as a consequence, can not be exported nor re-exported to any country which is under… Continue reading Here is your Document Marking Statement for EAR99
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… Continue reading New AEI Course: Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System
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Scenario: Your company is asked to export small castings to a customer in Singapore. You say to yourself, no worries since these castings are not ITAR parts. Here is what most companies do not realize, if the parts are NOT ITAR but are actually Dual-Use and are subject to the EAR, then here is a… Continue reading Are You Prepared to Make That “Commercial Parts” Export?
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… Continue reading A Proverb
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… Continue reading Your Baby is Ugly
Organizations should closely analyze requirements from their customers who flow down regulatory requirements such as the FAR and/or DFARS to determine if conflicts exists. In an analysis of certain Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement, I noticed what could be a conflict for those organizations who may seek to use a Voluntary Disclosure as a result… Continue reading Regulatory Requirements & Policy Conflicts