UMass Amherst Reverses Ban on Iranian Nationals in Educational Programs

Posted by LizAnn Nealing

Earlier this month, the University of Massachusetts Amherst made the decision to stop admitting native Iranians into some of their science and engineering graduate programs in an attempt to comply with a federal law. The law states that Iranian students will not receive a U.S. visa if they are studying “for a career in Iran’s petroleum, natural gas, nuclear energy, nuclear science or nuclear engineering fields.”

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports

Intevac Reaches $115,000 Settlement with BIS for Deemed Export Violations

Posted by Colleen Bush

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) has reached a $115,000 civil settlement with tech company Intevac, Inc. They committed five violations of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the first of which occurred in 2007, when Intevac released sensitive material to a Russian national employee for a product used in hard disk drive manufacturing. Intevac did not have the deemed export license required to release the information to that employee and thus, violated the regulation.

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Violations

Last Chance to Register for Tomorrow’s Webinar: Deemed Export Compliance 201

Posted by Caroline Brown

Register now for the second part in Amber Road’s complimentary deemed export webinar series taking place tomorrow, November 13 at 2pm EST. During Deemed Export Compliance 201, compliance officers from NYU and the University of Miami will continue their discussion on how to effectively create and maintain an export compliance program at a university. They will also take the subject matter one step further…into export control management.

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Topics: Webinars, Export Management, Deemed Exports

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Deemed Export Compliance 201

Posted by Caroline Brown

Join Amber Road on Tuesday, November 13 at 2pm EST for the second part of our complimentary deemed export compliance webinar series. During Deemed Export Compliance 201, compliance officers from NYU and the University of Miami will continue their discussion on how to effectively create and maintain an export compliance program at a university. A representative from Amber Road will tell you what technology is available to help your institution manage the process.

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Topics: Webinars, Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance

Don't Miss Tomorrow's Webinar: Deemed Export Compliance 101

Posted by Caroline Brown

Don't forget to join Amber Road for the first segment of our deemed export compliance series, taking place tomorrow, October 23, 2012 at 2pm EST. Deemed Export Compliance 101 will cover topics ranging from restricted party screening to export control management... from a university perspective!

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Topics: Webinars, Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Deemed Export Compliance 101

Posted by Caroline Brown

Dealing with export compliance in a university setting can be confusing. Most webinars deal with export compliance rather than deemed export compliance – and, as you know, there’s a big difference!

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Topics: Webinars, Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

Video: University Export Compliance

Posted by Caroline Brown

Check out this video, which outlines the importance of university export compliance, describes the fundamental research exclusion, and names the "T-5" highly restricted countries, screening restricted parties. This video was uploaded & produced by the Office of Research (ORTEC) at Ohio State University.

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Restricted Party Screening

Deemed Export Compliance for Universities

Posted by Caroline Brown

Although not in the news as much as sanction violations by banks, universities and research institutions have had their fair share of bad apples who violate export controls.

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance

University Export Compliance

Posted by Caroline Brown

Today's post is courtesy of Nathan from GTM Best Practices Blog:

When most people think of export compliance, images of large multinational corporations come to mind. Universities are in the business of education and they don’t sell products, so why would a university need export compliance procedures?

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Export Violations

Protect Your Professors (who might think they are above the law)

Posted by Nathan Pieri

When most people think of export compliance, images of large multinational corporations come to mind. Universities are in the business of education and they don't sell products, so why would a university need export compliance procedures?

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Topics: Export Management, Deemed Exports, Export Compliance, Export Violations