By Dennis Andrie, Director of Professional Services at NextLabs NextLabs routinely advises customers whose businesses handle Controlled Technical Data (CTD) such as ITAR, EAR, and data controlled by non-US Jurisdictions, to take a proactive, systematic approach to managing CTD throughout its lifecycle. Many of these enterprises have been in business for a number of decades, … More A Systematic Approach to Controlled Technical Data
By Dennis Andrie, Director of Professional Services and Support at NextLabs In our last blogpost on the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) Subpart 204.73 and associated contract clause 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information, we discussed actions that companies must act upon to protect Unclassified Controlled Technical Information when they contract or subcontract with the U.S. Government … More DFARS: Where is my Unclassified Controlled Technical Data?
By Dennis Andrie, On November 18, 2013, The Defense Acquisition Regulatory Council (DARC) issued its final ruling for Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS) Subpart 204.73 and associated contract clause 252.204-7012, Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information.The new subpart presents a high level guide to actions that need to be undertaken by companies that contract or … More DFARS Subpart 204.73 – SAFEGUARDING UNCLASSIFIED CONTROLLED TECHNICAL INFORMATION
By Gary Stanley. The initial Obama export control reforms became effective on Oct 15th. Although these reforms promise less licensing, they come at the price of more complex controls and more extensive record keeping. The new rules must be approached in a systematic manner. Here’s a “cheat sheet” to help you take advantage of these … More A “Cheat Sheet” on the Obama Export Control Reforms
By E.K. Koh. Parts of the US Export Control Reform went into effect on October 15th, 2013. Are you ready? The current system has two different control lists administered by two different departments, Commerce and State, and there are three primary export licensing agencies, Commerce, State, and the Treasury. A multitude of agencies – Commerce, … More Export Control Reform – Are you Ready?
The latest A&D news: Aeroflex’s $8 million dollar settlement with the U.S. Department of State for violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The State Department reported it conducted an “extensive compliance review” and discovered “inadequate corporate oversight and a systemic and corporate-wide failure” which resulted … More Export Control in the News: AeroFlex’s ITAR Settlement and Standards for Export Compliance
by Gary Stanley Just as with past export control reform efforts in the Clinton and Bush II years, the Obama Administration started with the best of intentions to make U.S. export and re-export control rules more straightforward and less burdensome. Without dispute, it has pushed through broader changes than any of its predecessors. Like its … More The Politics of Export Control Reform: Why Less Licensing = More Complexity