When it comes to International Trade Compliance, FD Associates is the premier export consulting company, providing clients with the professional hands-on expertise needed for compliance with the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Export Administration Regulations (EAR).

Since 1990, FD Associates has provided expert export guidance to companies exporting commodities and services controlled for export under ITAR and the EAR. Our team of export consultants and attorneys has over 100 years of combined experience in export licensing and compliance under the ITAR and EAR, and offer hands-on, practical experience.

We also advise on the Foreign Trade Regulations, the Office of Foreign Assets Controls, Anti-boycott laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practice Act.

We are a one-stop resource for companies in:

  • Commodity Jurisdiction (CJs) and Commodity Classification Determinations (CCATS) including Export Control Reform (ECR) analysis.
  • Developing International Business Development Licensing Strategy.
  • Compliance Programs tailored for small, medium or large Companies.
  • Registration with the Department of State & Department of Commerce.
  • Assistance with DTRADE and Digital Certificates.
  • Licensing Services: preparation, submission, and tracking of ITAR DSP-5, DSP-73, DSP-61s, Technical Assistance Agreements, Manufacturing License Agreements, Warehousing and Distribution Agreements, Advisory Opinions.
  • Licensing Services: preparation, submission, and tracking of EAR 748P licenses, Advisory Opinions.
  • Licensing Services: Assistance with exporting pursuant to the ITAR or BIS authorization including the preparation and review of shipping documents.
  • ITAR, EAR, and ECR Training: Tailored On-Site, Webinars, and Monthly Seminars.
  • Due Diligence Investigation for Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Investigations for matters of Non-Compliance.
  • Drafting Voluntary Disclosures and Voluntary Self-Disclosures
  • Audits: Investigation, Procedural – Gap Analysis, Focused, Licensing, Shipping.
  • Support for Customs Detentions and Seizures.
  • On-Site: Short Term Licensing and Compliance Support.

Call us for a free consultation at 703-847-5801, or tell us your needs.