Are Corporate Compliance Programs Cover-up Programs?

The U.S. Supreme Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit made a ruling permitting corporations to hide documentation of fraud obtained in internal corporate compliance investigations.  A whistleblower who formally worked for the defense contractor KBR is seeking review and appeal of this ruling, because in effect, it permits companies to gag employees who try […]

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Final Rule Published for Spacecraft Systems and Related Equipment (ITAR Category XV)

On November 12, 2014, the final rule was published in the Federal Register as part of the ongoing effort of Export Control Reform (which began in 2009) to move certain spacecraft and related equipment from United States Munition List (USML) within the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) to the Commerce Control List (CCL) within […]

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Voluntary Disclosures

At C2I, we support voluntarily disclosing violations of government laws and regulations, and can help your company do its due diligence to determine whether a voluntary disclosure is warranted. If it is, we can help investigate and document the violation to the Government’s satisfaction. Voluntarily disclosing violations is not only the right thing to do, […]

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Individuals Will Do Jail Time for Export Violations

Individuals will do jail time for violating export control laws and regulations. It is likely to occur in the event that an individual knowingly and willfully violates export controls. For example, in the news article below, a woman knowingly sold U.S. export-controlled ACOGs (Advanced Combat Optical Gunsights) to a U.S. individual with the understanding that […]

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