FD Associates

Export licensing and Compliance.

When it comes to export licensing or compliance with the ITAR or the EAR, why take chances?

For over 20 years, FD Associates has provided expert guidance to companies exporting commodities and services controlled for export under the ITAR and EAR. Our team of export compliance specialists offers hands-on practical experience in the day-to-day aspects of shipping and exporting under the ITAR. We can be a one-stop resource for companies in: 
  • Assessing The Specific Export Compliance and Licensing  Needs Of Your Company.
  • Recommending, Developing And Implementing An Export Compliance System.
  • Providing Licensing Support Including Preparation, Submission and Liaison with Government Reviewers.
  • Providing ITAR and EAR Export Compliance Training, Either at Your Company’s Facilities or at our Semi-Annual Export Seminars . 
  • Conducting ITAR and EAR Audits and Procedures Reviews
  • Provide Assistance in Preparing Voluntary Disclosures Related to ITAR and EAR Non-Compliance
When it comes to export compliance consulting and export licensing services, why take chances with novices, newbies or “virtual” companies? FD Associates is the premier export consulting company providing clients professional, accessible resources with experience in all aspects of exporting and compliance with the ITAR and the EAR. See "Our Associates" for more information on our personnel or call us for a free consultation at 703-847-5801 or email info@fdassociates.net.
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Designating The Correct USML Category XI Sub-subparagraphs On DSP License Submissions


By John Herzo,

Senior Associate.

On December 29, 2014 the Department of State posted an announcement to its webpage regarding the designation of USML category sub-subparagraphs on future DSP license submissions for the newly revised USML Category XI Military Electronics that went into effect on December 30, 2014 due to Export Control Reform.  The changes to this USML Category were significant and in order to make this Category a positive list of enumerated items, numerous sub-subparagraphs were added to the Category (a sub-subparagraph is a section that includes a Roman numeral, e.g., Category XI(a)(3)(v))...  read more ...

ITAR 126.18 – Foreign Licensees Dual and Third Country National Employee’s...By By Jenny Hahn, Vice President, FD Associates, Inc.

Does Your Export Compliance Program Past the Muster?… By Jenny Hahn, Vice President , FD Associates, Inc


To Register or Not, That Is The Question… By Jenny Hahn, Vice President , FD Associates, Inc.

Use of EAR License Exception STA – Are you ready??-By Jenny Hahn, Vice President

Export Control Reform - a 60 day snapshot, by Jenny Hahn, Vice President, FD Associates, Inc.

ITAR consent agreements – why Raytheon, Meggitt and Aeroflex got fined in 2013

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Fae Daniels, founder of FD Associates talks to Voice of Russia correspondent Stephen Schabes in a radio interview on US Government's Export Control Reform Initiative (ECRI).



FD Associates ITAR Basics Workshop on February 12, 2015

This one-day workshop will focus on the basics of the ITAR, hardware licensing and exporting. We will also review technical data and defense services licensing.  

This is a small group workshop for export beginners or companies newly exposed to the ITAR. It is also a useful refresher for anyone needing to get up to speed with the latest changes to the ITAR or State Department requirements for licensing defense articles or defense services. Sign up early to ensure your place!

 Please see brochure for more information or to register, please contact Tracy at 703-847-5801.

March 12th

EAR Basics

April 23rd

ITAR Empowered Officials

May 14th

Export Control Reform – the ITAR, 600/500 series and the EAR

 “The information you passed on so clearly and skillfully will help me make more informed decisions pointing Denke in the right direction for future exports.”  

By David Logan, Denke Laboratories, Inc. an attendee at our ECR Category XI workshop.


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