Export Compliance Violations
This Could Be You!
The Bureau of Export Administration (BXA) is responsible for the
regulation of exports for national security, foreign policy and
nonproliferation reasons, and the enforcement of those regulations.
Criminal penalties and administrative sanctions can be imposed for
violations of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Having the
right software solution will help you avoid these violations. SHIPS©,
by Sepesi Inc, allows users to stay in compliance by managing shipments to denied
parties and adhering to licensing regulations. SHIPS also restricts
shipments to countries that may be red-flagged, anti-boycott or
Below is a list, from the BXA*, of some of the
companies that have been
found guilty of violations of the Export Administration Regulations:
- July 7,2003 –
Connecticut Company is penalized for violating the Export Administration
$171,500.00 civil penalty imposed on Hamilton
Sundstrand Corporation of Windsor Locks, Connecticut for violating the
Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
- November 12,2003 – Connecticut Company Settles Charges of Unlawful
Exports of Laboratory Equipment.
$187,000.00 civil penalty imposed on Omega
Engineering Inc. of Stamford, Connecticut, for illegally exporting
laboratory equipment to Pakistan.
- November 12,2003 –Florida Company Settles Charges of Unlawful Exports
of Aluminum and Stainless steel.
$180,000.00 civil penalty imposed on Future
Metals, Inc, of Tamarac, Florida for violating the Export Administration
Regulations (EAR) on 40 occasions by exporting aluminum bars and
stainless steel sheets and tubes to India without the required export
- December 5,2003 - California Company Settles Charges of Unlawful
Exports of Aluminum alloy rods.
$95,850.00 civil penalty imposed on Reliance
Steel & Aluminum Company, acting through its Bralco Metals division
for illegally exporting Aluminum alloy rods without obtaining the
* Information taken from the www.bxa.doc.gov web site