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  • Course Number: 08-Mgmt9100 Course Title:  Implementing ITAR/EAR into an AS9100 Management System Course Description: This 8 hour course presents the regulatory requirements of the ITAR & EAR in conjunction with an AS9100 management system requirements that aligns the functional roles and responsibilities. The course is intended for those AS9100 registered organizations who perform –  Major […]

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  • No “Fast Pass” for DDTC Registration From time to time organizations new the DDTC registration process ask AEI for help. I was recently asked by a prospective client if Aerospace Exports Incorporated could assist them with processing an “express” DDTC registration. I asked what they meant by express? They went on to tell me that […]

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New to the ITAR?

  •   1. If there’s one thing AEI can do for you, what do you need help with? 2. What is one thing you want right now which will make your job easier? 3. If there’s one compliance blog post that I can write about to help you, what would that to be? 4. If AEI […]

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  • Read 127.1(b)(3) about manufacturers… §127.1   Violations. (a) Without first obtaining the required license or other written approval from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, it is unlawful: (1) To export or attempt to export from the United States any defense article or technical data or to furnish or attempt to furnish any defense service for which […]

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Aerospace Exports Incorporated
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  • The DFARS 252.204-7012 Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Report requires the protecting of controlled unclassified information in nonfederal information systems and organizations (e.g. commercial sub-tier suppliers). The Good News is that this regulation has a limited scope of your “systems”: The security requirements apply only to components of nonfederal systems (e.g. c...

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  • Scenario: Your company is asked to export small castings to a customer in Singapore. You say to yourself, no worries since these castings are not ITAR parts. Here is what most companies do not realize, if the parts are NOT ITAR but are actually Dual-Use and are subject to the EAR, then here is a […]

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  • Are you equipped to avoid regulatory violations? Are you equipped to properly implement the DFARS? AEI equips it’s clients: By Introducing the regulations to their organizations In aiding in understanding the regulations In applying the the knowledge of the regulations into their processes

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A Proverb

  • In every area of our businesses and lives the decisions we make can be a blessing or result in terrible consequences. Reading and learning the regulations and standards is step one, you need to understand, and when unsure,  seek advice. It is said that there is safety in a multitude of counselors.   Proverb: “A wise man […]

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  • Lets be clear, failing to screen visitors at reception is NOT an ITAR violation according to Part 127, however it is a good practice and may prevent an unintended escape. AEI encourages it’s clients to screen visitors, employees, clients and transactions. If you are hosting an ISO or Nadcap Auditor and you are going to […]

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  • Auditors who are ignorant of the regulations and then who draft poorly written NC statements can damage the credibility of the Registrar. Registrars, have your auditors ever issued similar findings: “The process of ensuring that top management shall demonstrate leadership and commitment with respect to customer focus by ensuring that the customer and applicable statutory […]

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Your Baby is Ugly

  • No one wants to here the words, your baby is ugly. When AEI is tasked to assess a client’s compliance processes, sometimes we have to tell the client that their processes, training and personnel have a hole large enough for a violation to escape. Yes, an escape can happen at any company at any time […]

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  • Organizations should closely analyze requirements from their customers who flow down regulatory requirements such as the FAR and/or DFARS to determine if conflicts exists. In an analysis of certain Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement, I noticed what could be a conflict for those organizations who may seek to use a Voluntary Disclosure as a result […]

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  • A few weeks ago AEI held a complimentary webinar explaining the Cyber Security and Reporting DFARS 252.204-7012 clause. During the webinar we demonstrated our checklist. Since the webinar we have been swamped for requests for the checklist. If you would like your own copy, please send us an email, provide your name and company name and we […]

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  • On Tuesday, May 23, 2017 a woman with a rented office in Pomona California was arrested on federal charges that accuse her of conspiring to procure and illegally export sensitive space communications technology to her native China. Read the full DoJ News Release here: https://www.justice.gov/usao-cdca/pr/pomona-woman-arrested-federal-charges-allege-scheme-smuggle-restricted-space How did this pers...

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The Feds can do what?

  • Regardless if your company is publicly or privately held, the U.S. Government by using the Federal Acquisition Regulations can require and enforce cyber controls on your company networks. Your private networks. Learn if this Federal Acquisition Regulation applies to your firm.  Contact AEI at info@aerospaceexports.com  

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  • Hundreds and possibly even thousands of small businesses were or are victims of cyber crime. The ransom ranges from hundreds into the thousands dollars.  So whether you are required by the Federal Acquisition Regulations or simply want to protect your business, consider this when you think about your cyber controls: What is the chance that […]

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  • The is a lot a talk about the upcoming Cyber Security requirement deadline in December 2017, yes, I’m referring to NIST SP 800-171. Many organizations are scrambling to assess their compliance. Most QA Managers are doing what comes natural, they are relying on the GAP ANALYSIS in order to measure their compliance. Performing a Gap analysis […]

Aerospace Exports Incorporated
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  • I was talking with someone yesterday and he mentioned that the company President wants the QA Manager to own the Quality System. Now that is a reasonable request.  If as a President you can’t get a “Yes” when you ask your QA Manager the following questions, then “Houston, we have a problem”: Have you read […]

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  • Trade compliance is not always about keeping the customer happy. Yes I agree, all businesses should strive to meet or exceed customer expectations. However if the customer’s needs lead to errors or omissions to the regulations, then the compliance officer needs to halt the transaction.  Never leave compliance solely up to your shipping company, you […]

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Import Compliance

  • A prospect was boasting that they have someone in Mexico who assists them in completing the import paperwork. The prospect didn’t understand the transactions, the applicable regulations or the documents but they were happy. What could go wrong? Can you demonstrate compliance awareness through knowledge of the Customs Regulations and Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the […]

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  • Join Mark Stevens, President of Aerospace Exports Incorporated as he explains the latest updates to two regulations. This webinar will be packed with information that will apply to all attendees. Immediately following this 30 minute Webinar AEI will host a 30 Minute Q&A session to answer all questions.

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