General Export Compliance

What constitutes a violation of the export regulations?

Who is the U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI)?


What is the Missile Technology Control Regime and what does it do?

How long must export records be kept?

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

What constitutes a violation of the export regulations? 

The following represents a list of activities that could constitute a violation of export regulations:

Engaging in prohibited conduct
Causing, aiding and abetting a violation
Solicitation and attempt
Conspiracy
Acting with the knowledge of a violation
Possession with the intent to export illegally
Misrepresentation and/or concealment of facts
Failure to comply with reporting and recordkeeping requirements
Misuse of license (export control documents)
Unauthorized use and alteration
Acting contrary to the terms of a denial order

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Who is the U.S. Principal Party in Interest (USPPI)?

The person in the United States that receives the primary benefit, monetarily or otherwise of the export transaction. Generally that person is the U.S. seller, manufacturer, order party, or foreign entity.

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What is the Missile Technology Control Regime and what does it do?

The Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) is an informal group of nations that coordinate their national export controls on goods and technology that can contribute to missile proliferation; the United States, along with 32 other countries, is a member. The BXA and ODTC have concurrent jurisdiction over missile technology.

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How long must export records be kept?

The U.S. government requires that companies keep export records for five years.  

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