Author Archive | Kendra & Justin

Understanding What Your Code Of Conduct Can And Should Be – By Joel A. Rogers

At the simplest level, a Code of Conduct should be a user-friendly guide for employees, written in plain language, that helps them navigate ethical issues in their everyday business activities. When they function at their best, good Codes of Conduct deliver a powerful message to readers both inside and outside of the company. They communicate to […]

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Hottest Industries for FCPA Investigations

A new tool has been launched that tracks open Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FPCA) investigations.  The FCPA Tracker (https://fcpatracker.com/) scans for and analyzes public disclosures by companies and agencies about FCPA-related investigations.  The top five industries with the most ongoing FCPA-related investigations, according to FCPA Tracker, are: 1. Oil and Gas Services — 24 2. Telecommunications […]

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Bombardier Investigation Illustrates Importance of Doing Your Due Diligence

Bombardier, a company that produces aircraft and train equipment and is headquartered in Montréal, Canada is under scrutiny after one of its sales executives in the Sweden office was arrested. In 2013, the Stockholm-based train division of Bombardier won a $350 million contract to supply Azerbaijan with an interlocking system for railway switches and signals. […]

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Justin Cook Provides Seminar and One-On-One Consultations to MT Companies

As a Montana World Trade Center Tech Expert Team member, Justin Cook provided a half-day seminar on “Regulated Exports” to Montana small businesses on 2 March 2017.  After the seminar, Justin spent the afternoon providing one-on-one consultations to companies who desired more individualized advice. His expertise stems from a deep understanding of U.S. export regulations, […]

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C2I Provides Seminar to Taiwan Aerospace Industry Partners

On February 15th, C2I, in collaboration with Simon C.H. Liu of Taiwan, provided a 1-day seminar on “U.S. Technology Transfer and Regulatory Compliance for the Aerospace Industry” to more than 30 members of the Taiwan Aerospace Industry. Participants learned about Export Control 101, Export Control Reform, Introduction to Exceptions, Introduction to Agreements, and Implementing a […]

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Regulated Export Training for Montana

Join us March 2nd at the Montana World Trade Center for a half day seminar plus one-on-one consultations with individual companies! The agenda for the day includes: • 8:00 a.m.: Check in and coffee • 8:30 a.m.: Export Control 101—ITAR, EAR, and OFAC • 10:30 a.m.: Introduction to Exceptions/ Exemptions (focus on Canada, Europe, and Cuba) […]

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Montana World Trade Center Launches Technology Export Initiative

Congratulations Justin Cook on being selected as an expert panel member of the Montana World Trade Center Technology Export Initiative! Read more in the the University of Montana News Release: Nov., 2016 Contact: Brigitta Miranda-Freer, executive director, Montana World Trade Center, 406-243-6982, brigitta@mwtc.org. Montana World Trade Center Launches Technology Export Initiative MISSOULA – The Montana World […]

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US Ends Sanctions Against Myanmar (Burma)

Long-standing trade sanctions against Myanmar are to be lifted, US President Barack Obama has said. Myanmar’s access to trade benefits was suspended in 1989 over human rights abuses.  President Obama said the country should now be allowed to benefit from preferential tariffs as it emerges from decades of military rule.  Though many companies will now […]

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Acting Brazil President Dissolves Anti-Corruption Agency

Michel Temer assumed office yesterday as interim president following President Dilma Rousseff’s removal who is awaiting trial for impeachment.  Mr. Temer’s first formal act was to approve Provisional Measure No. 726 of May 12, 2016, which completely dissolves Brazil’s main anti-corruption enforcement agency, the Comptroller General (CGU). This Provisional Measure dissolved and/or merged a series of Ministries […]

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