July 2020

Blog: Mr. Rudolf Cheung Pleads Guilty

Blog: Mr. Rudolf Cheung Pleads Guilty

Mr. Rudolf Cheung pled guilty this week to violating the U.S. Department of State, Arms Export Control Act (AECA). Mr. Cheung, a Massachusetts resident, was found conspiring to illegally export 55 antennae with military application, from the U.S. to Hong Kong and Singapore.

Blog: Smuggling Controlled Weapons To China

Blog: Smuggling Controlled Weapons to China

North Carolina resident & former Staff Sergeant, Joseph Debose, pled guilty on September 6th in United States District Court specifically for violating the Arms Export Control Act. According to evidence, Debose supplied numerous shipments of firearms to co-conspirators who concealed the weaponry in packages and transported them to distribution companies to be sent to China.

Blog: Ocr 2012 European Road Show

Blog: OCR 2012 European Road Show

Export activity provides immense opportunities for growth, stability and profit. With this opportunity comes risk and it is no secret that one of the largest risks any company faces when trading is compliance. Not only does international and national law & regulation continually shift and change, but stricter supervision and cooperation amongst authorities increases the burden of responsibility for compliance staff. Even brief application or processing delays can mean reduced revenue, profit, lost market share, and strains on valuable trading relationships.