A Year of Giving,
A Year Well Spent

A Year of Giving, </br>A Year Well Spent

As we reflect on 2022, we feel incredibly fortunate to celebrate our growth and the ability to catch up with some of you in-person again. Our proudest accomplishment this year, has been our commitment to the communities and local organizations where our offices and people reside. Our employees have done incredible work to support individuals…

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New ITAR Guidelines Issued by the DDTC

New ITAR Guidelines Issued by the DDTC

The State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) has released its long-awaited updated compliance program guidelines which are intended to outline and detail “key el­ements” of an effective compliance program, the agency said. The guidelines include the following: Management Commitment DDTC Registration, Jurisdiction and Classification, Authorizations, and Other ITAR Activities Recordkeeping Reporting and Addressing…

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1/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

1/1 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Trans-Pacific carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective January 1, 2023. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian ports Effective January 1, 2023 Equip.USD20…

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Pakistan Due Diligence Guidance Updated 2022

Pakistan Due Diligence Guidance Updated 2022

Pakistan’s due diligence guidance has now been updated by the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS). This guidance is meant to assist those dealing with exports to Pakistan, due to the nuclear and missile programs in the country that are subject to end-use and end-user restrictions pursuant to Part 744 of the Export Administration Regulations…

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Disregarding Government Export Regulations Could Mean Indictment

Disregarding Government Export Regulations Could Mean Indictment

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently unsealed a federal indictment against three U.S. citizens and Quadrant Magnetics LLC. The defendants allegedly sent technical data drawings related to U.S. military projects to China and then supplied the Department of Defense (DOD) with prohibited Chinese-origin Items. The three U.S. citizens are being accused of exporting defense-related technical…

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12/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

12/15 Trans-Pacific Carriers Announce GRI

Carriers have announced a General Rate Increase (GRI) effective December 15, 2022. This GRI will affect all Canadian and USA destinations. The following amounts are in USD and apply to all freight originating in Asia and the Indian Sub-Continent. General Rate Increase Applies to all U.S. and Canadian ports Effective December 15, 2022 Equip.USD20 ft$180040…

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