Export Controls

The world of export controls is constantly changing. New government regulations, increased enforcement efforts, and a need for companies (and the United States as a whole) to protect its sensitive technology and information demand that businesses remain compliant when it comes to its exports.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph helps domestic companies seeking to expand into worldwide markets. We work from both a legal and business perspective, advising the U.S. companies not only on their legal requirements and alternatives when it comes to export controls, but possible business strategies as well. We do so by thoroughly understanding the realities of the current export regulatory régime and our clients’ business needs to create export compliance programs that foster exports while maintaining compliance, and to respond to government enforcement initiatives when they arise.

Fuerst Ittleman David & Joseph assists manufacturers, distributors, vendors, freight-forwarders, brokers, attorneys and consultants with:

  • Counsel on federal regulations and policies, including
    • Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) Export Administration Regulations (EAR)
    • Directorate of Defense Trade Controls International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
    • Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sanctions Regulations
  • Assistance with export management strategies
  • License and agreement preparation and submission before the Departments of State, Commerce, Treasury, Justice and Energy
  • Internal compliance policy and procedure reviews
  • Internal training
  • Audits and investigations
  • Counsel on administrative settlements
  • Counsel on criminal investigations surrounding alleged violations of U.S. export control laws
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